Low Cost Beds

The Ritz-Carlton Golf & Spa Resort, Rose Hall, Jamaica Certified Green Globe



Green Globe Certification announces The Ritz-Carlton Golf & Spa Resort, Rose Hall, Jamaica has been certified for its sustainable operations and management as well as its continued environmental conservation efforts. Green Globe is the leading certification program for environmental stewardship and corporate social responsibility in the travel and tourism industry worldwide.

"The Ladies and Gentlemen of The Ritz-Carlton Golf & Spa Resort have displayed an incredible dedication in embracing environmentally-conscious practices and continually searching for new sustainable initiatives to be implemented on property," said General Manager, Mr Tony Mira.

 "This achievement would not be possible without their extraordinary commitment and enthusiasm for creating a greener environment for our guests and Jamaica. This certification further exemplifies the hotel"s commitment of working towards a more sustainable future by protecting and preserving our island"s natural resources," added Mr Mira.

To be awarded Green Globe certification, the resort implemented a variety of green practices in their daily operations, such as reusing linens, waste reduction, increasing energy efficiency, environmental education and community outreach. Over the course of two years, sufficient data was provided demonstrating consistent and ongoing green initiatives, from utilizing recycled paper to planting an herb garden for use by the culinary department. Sustainable efforts were overseen by The Ritz-Carlton Environmental Action Conservation Team (REACT), who educates all departments on environmental practices designed to minimize the hotel"s carbon footprint.

Mr Guido Bauer, CEO Green Globe Certification said, "We welcome The Ritz-Carlton Golf & Spa Resort, Rose Hall, into the elite community of Green Globe certified resorts. And especially, we wish to congratulate our local Caribbean representatives and consultants, particularly Ms Wendy Walker-Drakes, for diligently working on the ground to complete the significant work of documenting the resorts sustainability achievements." 

About The Ritz-Carlton Golf & Spa Resort, Rose Hall, Jamaica

Located on 5,000 picture-perfect acres in Jamaica"s exclusive Rose Hall, the 427-room AAA Five Diamond Resort offers the seclusion of a beachfront hideaway, complete with an 18-hole championship golf course, and an additional 36 holes of Championship Golf within the Rose Hall Resort Area. Complemented by a full service Spa, a variety of water sports and recreational activities, the resort boasts five dining outlets and more than 25,000 square feet of meeting and reception space. Conveniently located just 15 minutes from Sangster International Airport, The Ritz-Carlton Golf & Spa Resort has brought luxury to the island nation and established itself as one of the Caribbean"s best values.


Contact:

Verona Carter


Area Director of Public Relations, Caribbean

The Ritz-Carlton Golf & Spa Resort, Rose Hall, Jamaica

Miami Office

2700 Tigertail Avenue

Coconut Grove, FL 33327

USA

Phone: (786) 470-3400, ext 3434

Fax: (786) 470-3409

verona.carter@ritzcarlton.com


About Green Globe Certification

Green Globe Certification is the worldwide sustainability system based on internationally accepted criteria for sustainable operation and management of travel and tourism businesses. Operating under a worldwide license, Green Globe Certification is based in California, USA and is represented in over 83 countries. Green Globe is the only certification brand to be an affiliate member of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), is partly owned by the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) and a member of the Caribbean Alliance for Sustainable Tourism (CAST) governing council. For information visit www.greenglobe.com

Contact:

Green Globe Certification

+1-310-337-3000 tel

+1-310-626-9982 fax

pr@greenglobe.com

www.greenglobe.com



 

Thursday, February 24, 2011



Your Comments

, be the first to post a comment.
Your email:






Email other comments made to this story
Code Request a new picture 5 characters



NOTE: Comments are subject to admin approval before being posted.
Mole Poll
The 'New Laker' Norwegian aims to end 'unreasonably high' transatlantic fares? Good Move ?
YES 65.45 %
NO 34.55 %

Thank you for your vote



Get Adobe Flash player
LATEST MOLES' GALLERIES
UPCOMING EVENTS
Sponsored features

The results are in: eco-certification delivers better business for hoteliers

Once again world-class research shows eco-certified hotels are proven to operate more efficiently and attract guests who help them save money and the environment.

Our Green Globe members have for many years reported efficiency gains in resources, particularly energy and water, from 5% to 20% per year. 

For more information about Green Globe and its certification standard and independent audits visit www.greenglobe.com