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True Blue Bay Resort, Grenada
Marie Fielden and her family own and operate one of the most relaxed and friendly resorts on Grenada. Located in True Blue Bay this resort is perfect for yachties and their families as well as anyone looking for a genuine Caribbean getaway.
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Iberostar Cancun
Located in one of Mexico's most famous destinations, Iberostar Cancun offers a vacation experience with luxury. All staff at the hotel work to minimize the property's impact on the environment and utilize the latest technology to reduce energy and water consumption.
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Chef Omega at St Georges Sq Market, Grenada
Chef Omega from True Blue Bay Resort, Grenada, takes us for a quick tour of the capital city' s central market. Her new friend Margot is famous for selling Grenada's wide range of fresh spices.
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Iberostar Tucán and Quetzal Hotel
Iberostar Tucan Quetzal Hotel is located right on the beach and is a tribute to the Mayan culture. This 5-star All-Inclusive hotel combines traditional culture with luxury, creating an ideal place for a family vacation. Guests can enjoy a truly natural setting within the coastal forest, complete with waterfalls and native wildlife. Assistant Manager Andres Sosa introduces some of the property's accomplishments as well as its overall sustainability strategy.
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Hidden Valley Inn, Belize, Central America
Hidden Valley Inn is a retreat in the mountains of Belize like no other. It is a bird watchers paradise offering guests the chance to view rare raptor species such as the Orange Breasted Falcon and the Stygian Owl. It is also home to some of Belize's most spectacular waterfalls. Hidden Valley Conservation Officer, Fredy Pineda takes us on a tour of this superb eco-retreat.
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Rachel Browne, General Manager, Hermitage Bay Antigua
Rachel Browne works as General Manager at Hermitage Bay, Antigua and is keen to share her team's approach to keeping it natural while offering the highest quality.
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Iberostar Cozumel
Cozumel Island is a floating jewel just off the coast of the Riviera Maya and home to one of Iberostars most charming resorts. Iberostar Cozumel prides itself as an environmental guardian to this treasured destination. General Manager Alex Paeckel reveals how he and his staff and their families dedicate their efforts to protect and preserve their island sanctuary.
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Iberostar Paraiso Maya and Paraiso Lindo
Iberostar Paraiso Maya and Paraiso Lindo are situated on the white sand beaches of Riviera Maya, Mexico. This idilic location is also home to two types of sea turtles and Assistant Manager Magdalena Alzina give us an overview of the resorts's turtle conservation program.
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Jakes Treasure Beach
Jakes is a legendary collection of boutique villas connecting its international guests to the local community and authentic Jamaican vibe. Its beach side location offers spectacular views and a relaxed stay with the rhythm of the ocean as your island soundtrack.
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Time Oak Hotel and Suites, Dubai UAE
Executive Assistant Manager, Emin Eser introduces TIME Oak Hotel & Suites, a Green Globe certified property in the heart of Dubai. Now into it second year of certification, TIME Oak is a top performing hotel with 75% compliance to the Green Globe Sustainable Tourism Standard.
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Arnold  Hopkin Owner, Blue Horizons Garden Resort
The story of Blue Horizons Garden Resort is one of family achievement, culinary adventures and surviving one of Grenada's most destructive hurricanes. Arnold Hopkin is the proud owner of this garden oasis and a leader in sustainable management and practices on his Caribbean island home.
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El Dorado Royale a Gourmet Inclusive resort by Karisma
Resident Manager Andrew Cumming takes us on a guided tour of El Dorado Royale a Gourmet Inclusive resort by Karisma on Mexico's Riviera Maya. The resort engages a range of diverse green initiatives to ensure holiday makers can enjoy a responsible vacation of the highest quality.
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Cockles for lunch at Hermitage Bay, Antigua
Kempton Mccalmont is Green Team leader at Hermitage Bay Resort in Antigua and introduces us to some of the organic, fresh food experiences that are on offer at this luxury holiday retreat.
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Derek Barret, St James's Club Antigua
Derek Barret is Project Manager in charge of infrastructure and utilities at St James's Club. As Derek says, running the resort "is like running a small city" and with his team they manage the energy needs, while also taking care of waste water, which is recycled for irrigation purposes.
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The Lodge at Chaa Creek, Belize
Mick and Lucy Fleming, the owners and creators of The Lodge at Chaa Creek, take a wildly civilised approach to adventure travel in the Caribbean and Central American country of Belize, providing casual luxury in a vibrant, unspoiled rainforest setting . The resort offers customised eco tours and adventure activities including horseback riding, swimming, canoeing, hiking, mountain biking, birding, visits to the onsite Butterfly Farm, Natural History Museum, and rainforest tours including a traditional Maya medicinal plant trail. The Lodge at Chaa Creek also boasts one of best health spas in Belize and Central America. The accent is on comfortable adventure, and as a family owned and operated jungle lodge, caters to all ages and interests with vacations designed to get everyone involved in a once-in-a-lifetime adventure. And it's an adventure you can feel good about. The Lodge at Chaa Creek actively promotes sustainable, socially responsible tourism practices in the belief that visitors and host countries should benefit from our cultural exchange.
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Spice Island Beach Resort, Grenada
Sir Royston Hopkin has been a leader of sustainable tourism in his home country of Grenada for decades. This short video introduces his family resort, Spice Island, and his commitment to making Grenada a regional leader in authentic Caribbean holiday experiences. Extended interview soon to come ...
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Rockhouse, Negril, Jamaica
Rockhouse Hotel is a major contributor to community development projects in the township of Negril. Rockhouse has completed construction of school library facilities and has ongoing support programs for children's education. Jonnel Edwards is the Environmental Manager at Rockhouse and let's us in on the challenge of operating a sustainable business.
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El Dorado Maroma a Gourmet Inclusive resort by Karisma
El Dorado Maroma is a Gourmet Inclusive resort by Karisma and considered one of the top 100 Hotels and Resorts in the World by Conde Nast Traveler® readers. All staff are committed to sustainable management of the property and helping guests enjoy the natural luxury as well as the local attractions and heritage.
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Jakes Treasure Beach
Designed by "multi-hyphenate" Sally Henzell (she's a poet-painter-photographer-art director and adventurer!), each accommodation fits seamlessly into the landscape (and beachscape too!). Every room features an amazing view of the ocean or garden, and offers equal doses of outdoor and indoor space. Why? So you can commune with nature to your heart's content-soaking in the Jamaican sun, tuning in to the crashing surf-and then nip back inside for a deliciously long and lovely siesta!
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Iberostar Paraiso Del Mar and Paraiso Beach Hotel
General Manager Juan José Sobreviela welcomes guests to Iberostar Paraiso Del Mar and Paraiso Beach Hotel in the heart of Mexico's Riviera Maya. Constantly improving management practices and monitoring the usage of utilities are keys to maintaining this sustainable tourism properties.
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Xanadu Island Resort Belize
Ivan & Judy Sheinbaum are the owners of Xanadu Island Resort located near San Pedro on the Ambergris Caye in Belize. It is a rare treat to interview true pioneers in the tourism industry, and Ivan and Judy are keen to share their challenges and successes. Xanadu Resort was the first Green Globe Certified Resort in Belize.
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Parque del Agua Zaragoza Spain
The Water Park Luis Buñue, Zaragoza is the first of its kind in Europe to receive the international certificate for environmental and social sustainability and management from Green Globe. This is the second environmental certificate received by the Water Park; in 2008 the park gained an AENOR award for water management and maintenance of infrastructure.
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Calabash Grenada
Calabash Resort Manager Zack Samuel gives us some insight on how Calabash maintains a clean, green resort that is a favourite for visitors to Grenada. Calabash is also a big supporter of "Pack for a Purpose" which encourages guests to contribute to local development.
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Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara, UAE
Located in the legendary Liwa Desert, one of the largest uninterrupted sand deserts in the world, Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara is a luxury oasis that works tirelessly to maintain a balanced relationship with its unique environment. General Manager Justin Pitt and Engineer Juan Felipe Jaramillo Alvare introduce the resort and its ongoing commitment to sustainability.
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Five Islands Primary School, Antigua
Galley Bay Resort & Spa has adopted the Five Islands Primary School Green Team, and is dedicated to working with them on environmental projects. Jut last week Five Islands won the Antigua Inter-School Recycling competition.
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The Tryall Club
The Tryall Club, Jamaica's premier private club, offers members and discerning guests the luxury and hospitality of a true villa lifestyle. Set amid 2,200 lush acres, the Tryall Club provides all the ingredients necessary for an exquisite experience: world-renowned golf, private beachfront, exceptional cuisine, and the best views in Jamaica..
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Cinnamon Lodge, Habarana, Sri Lanka
Cinnamon Lodge, Habarana is situated in the heart of Sri Lanka's natural and cultural heritage. General Manager, Ghazzali Mohideen gives a brief tour of the lodge and its extraordinary surrounds.
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Puy du Fou, France part 1
Nicolas de Villiers is the President of Puy du Fou, a theme park dedicated to showcasing French history and culture. In part 1 of this profile, Nicholas gives a background to this unique and famous attraction and explains why they chose Green Globe to guide and certify their sustainable management practices.
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Hotels Van Oranje, Noordwijk, The Netherlands
Jaap Liethof, General Manager of Hotels Van Oranje, gives an overview of the sustainable practices that have led to Green Globe certification. The hotel is a major contributor to the local tourism economy of Noordwijk, and also asks that its suppliers also make social and charitable contributions.
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Mark Kitchen, General Manager Mt Cinnamon Resort & Beach Club
Mt Cinnamon Resort & Beach Club is a luxury retreat with a strong commitment to keeping Grenada an unspoilt paradise. Mark Kitchen has a world of experience in resort management and, with his team, help guests to respect and connect with all that is great about this special corner of the Caribbean.
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The Verandah Resort and Spa, Antigua
Activity Manager, Shannon from The Verandah Resort and Spa, Antigua, tells us how to make the most of a vacation in Antigua. Swimming with stingrays, finding time to make lasting memories and just having fun are all on the list.
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Jumeirah Beach Hotel Dubai, United Arab Emirates
General Manager Mahmoud Sakr gives insight to his property's sustainability achievements. From connecting with the local community by supporting special needs kids, to working closely with his multi-cultural staff, Jumeirah Beach focuses on people as well as the environment. This year celebrates the 10th anniversary of their Turtle Rehabilitation program and the care and release of these sea creatures back to their ocean home.
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Jumeirah Emirate Towers - GM Grant Ruddiman
Jumeirah Emirates Towers, part of Jumeirah Group, the Dubai-based luxury hospitality company and a member of Dubai Holding, has been awarded the internationally renowned Green Globe Certification (GGC) following a recent sustainability audit. The five-star Jumeirah Emirates Towers has been consistently developing its green policies in line with its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme and is the first of the Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts to be accredited with Green Globe Certification.
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Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate Dubai
General Manager Philippe Bonnot shares with us his determination to bring Green Globe to Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate Dubai. Phillipe also discusses his views on carbon foot-printing for the hospitality sector and potential options for offsetting by guests.
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Viva Wyndham Resorts, Riviera Maya, Mexico
Located on the stunning Riviera Maya in Mexico, Viva Wyndham Maya and Viva Wyndham Azteca Resorts have been part of Green Globe for more than a decade. Azteca was certified in 2005 and Maya also certified recently. General Manager Massimo Carugati gives some insights into how his team manages the environmental aspects of the resorts, while we view the exclusive and all-inclusive facilities.
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The Verandah Resort & Spa, Antigua
General Manager Philippe Piacentini, says, "We've got it all going on" when it comes to running an eco-friendly resort in Antigua. The Verandah Resort & Spa has a surprising number of initiatives from self sufficient water supply, solar heating, kitchen gardens and more, which not only lower their eco-footprint, but deliver a quality stay for all guests.
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Ramada Hotel and Suites Ajman, UAE
Iftikhar Hamdani, Cluster General Manager of Ramada Hotels in Ajman UAE is an expert at balancing people, planet and prosperity within his business. A noted advocate for sustainable management in the UAE, Iftikhar Hamdani was the first to bring zero waste processing to a hotel in his region. His concise overview shows how hoteliers can manage their triple bottom line and at the same time be a leaders in occupancy and business performance.
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Blue Horizons Garden Resort, Grenada
Kendra Hopkin-Stewart and her family are the custodians of a little oasis of green near Grand Anse Beach, Grenada. In coming weeks we will hear more about their family resort, but today here is a short peak at this delightful holiday setting.
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Pan Pacific Hotel Seattle
Created in January 2011 at its U.S. flagship property in Seattle, Pan Pacific Hotel's PanEarth program has won national awards for innovative sustainability practices both front and back of house. Pan Pacific was the first boutique hotel in the U.S. to receive Green Globe Certification, the only U.N.-sanctioned, internationally awarded program to recognize hospitality organizations with exceptional commitment to sustainability. The property was also the 2012 American Hotel & Lodging Association Outstanding Community Service national award winner.
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InterContinental Paris Le Grand
InterContinental Paris Le Grand was built in the heart of the French capital over 150 years ago. This historical IHG property invests heavily in supporting and promoting French culture and heritage. Area General Manager Paris and InterContinental Paris Le Grand General Manager, Christophe Laure provides insight into the hotel's own corporate sustainability program, Green Engage, and certification by Green Globe.
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InterContinental Amstel Amsterdam
General Manager Anita Bos believes workplace diversity and listening carefully to your staff's good ideas are keys to sustainable management of her signature property in Amsterdam. InterContinental Amstel Amsterdam is a historical landmark and prides itself by staying ahead of what guests want when it comes to luxury. Anita explains how in today's world, spoiling guests is done through a range of genuine and sincere gestures and innovations.
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Time Grand Plaza, Dubai UAE
TIME Grand Plaza is a well situated 4 star hotel in Dubai, nearby the international airport, business hubs and the beach. Hotel Manager Chris Fourment, explains the challenges of being certified Green Globe and sets out the ambitious water, energy and CO2 reductions the hotel has planned for 2014.
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Club Mediterranée
Agnès Weil, Sustainable Development Director, and Bénédicte Vallat, Sustainable Development Project and Reporting Manager, provide an overview of Club Med's achievements in corporate-social responsibility and sustainable tourism throughout Club Med Villages world-wide.
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Moevenpick Resort & Spa Dead Sea
A prize-winning spa at the Dead Sea. The Moevenpick Resort & Spa Dead Sea is found in a traditional village setting nestled amongst lush gardens. The resort is set on the northern shores of the Dead Sea, at the lowest point on earth. With your well-being and balance in mind, this resort is an oasis of tranquillity. Relax into our award-winning Arabian Dead Sea Zara Spa with breathtaking views of the healing waters. Offering world-class facilities on 6,000 sqm, be sure to experience ultimate spa luxury. A unique revitalising and therapeutic experience awaits you.
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Mövenpick Hotel & Resort Al Bida'a Kuwait - Spring Go Healthy Menu
Chef Emmanuel Thomas takes us to the local Souk Al-Mubarakiya Fish & Produce Market in Kuwait City and shows us how to find the best quality seafood and vegetables to please his guests. It's then back to Mövenpick Hotel & Resort Al Bida'a where Chef Thomas creates a light and tasty dish for his Spring "Go Healthy Menu".
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JA Jebel Ali Golf Resort
The JA Jebel Ali Golf Resort Dubai is the inaugural Middle East Green Tourism Award winner and prides itself on doing the "right thing" when it comes to sustainability. The resort is well-equipped for conferences and groups with extensive banqueting facilities. For sports enthusiasts, this property offers activities such as golf course, tennis court and water skiing. Recreational facilities include swimming pool, jacuzzi and spa. Regional General Manager UAE & Seychelles JA Resorts, Fredrik Reinisch gives us his insight into the property and its achievements.
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Hotel Le Morgane Chamonix France
Emilie Pajenvic is the Hotel Director for Hotel Le Morgane in Chamonix. Hotel Le Morgane successfully combines the sophistication of a hotel with the sporting nature of Chamonix. The architecture and day-to-day life of the four-star Le Morgane are fully compliant with environmental standards. Located in the center of town, the hotel has a total of 56 rooms in four different categories. All the rooms feature a balcony with stunning views of either Mont-Blanc or the Brévent.
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Mr Perd Philippe, Senior VP Operations, Oetker Collection Masterpiece Hotels
Senior Vice President Operations and Project Development, Mr Perd Philippe provides a detailed brief on the sustainable management of the Oetker Collection Masterpiece Hotels. Already two Oetker Collection properties have achieved Green Globe Certification, Château Saint-Martin & Spa and Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc, with Hotel Le Bristol currently working toward its independent audit of sustainable management practices.
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Victor Basquin is the Sustainable Development Manager at Le GRAND HOTEL in Cannes, France and takes a personal interest in bringing greater efficiency and improved performance to the property. Together with his team of dedicated staff there is no corner of the hotel that isn't looking to be more sustainable. Le GRAND's location on the Promenade de la Croisette makes this one of the smartest holiday spots on the Cote d'azur.
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JA Resorts & Hotels - Otto Kurzendorfer, General Manager (Part 1)
Otto Kurzendorfer is General Manager of JA Jebel Ali Golf Resort and previously managed JA Ocean View Hotel. Both properties are Green Globe certified and strive to do their very best for planet and people. In Part 1 of our interview, Otto explains the environmental management strategies of the resort and hotel as well as his personal interest in CSR activities.
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