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Mövenpick Resort and Spa Karon Beach Phuket certified Green Globe

Mövenpick Resort and Spa Karon Beach Phuket certified Green Globe ( LOS ANGELES, Californnia - Mövenpick Resort&Spa Karon Beach Phuket has been certified for its sustainable operation and management. The Phuket-based resort achieved a score of 78 percent of all criteria in its audit and has become the first Green Globe certified hotel in Phuket.

This recognition highlights Mövenpick Resort&Spa Karon Beach Phuket’s strong commitment to the principles of environmental protection and most importantly, reflects the company’s determination to implement sustainable practices today to ensure a better tomorrow.

“We believe that economic growth and the well-being of society are inextricably tied to the health of the environment. Through collaboration with our team, suppliers, and business partners, we have been actively working to reduce the environmental impact of our business activities, and to continually improve and innovate on practices while at the same time meeting current needs,” said Mr. Hansruedi Frutiger, General Manager of the hotel.

Green Globe is identified around the world as representing the highest quality in sustainability practices within travel, tourism, and related industries. From key indicators on energy usage, water consumption, and waste output management to employee training and implementation of customer satisfaction measures, the resort achieved outstanding results.

Green Globe Certification CEO Mr. Guido Bauer said: “We congratulate Mövenpick Resort&Spa Karon Beach for taking the lead in sustainability in Phuket. Tourism is the core industry for Phuket and its surrounding districts, so it is imperative that resorts such as this one set an example of how to operate with the lightest footprint and large contribution to the destination.”

Mövenpick Hotels&Resorts is aiming for all properties to be stamped with Green Globe credentials within two years. The strategy is part of a company-wide program to establish a common and global approach to environmental, employer, and social sustainability.

For further information about Mövenpick Resort&Spa Karon Beach Phuket, visit .


Mövenpick Hotels&Resorts, an international upscale hotel management company with over 14,000 employees, is represented in 25 countries with 71 hotels and resorts currently in operation. A further 30 properties are planned or already under construction in Ankara (Turkey), Dubai (four projects – United Arab Emirates), Abu Dhabi (three projects – United Arab Emirates), Shanghai (China), and Dharamshala (India).

Focusing on expansion in its core markets of Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia, Mövenpick Hotels&Resorts specializes in business and conference hotels, as well as holiday resorts, all reflecting a sense of place and respect for their local communities. Of Swiss heritage and headquartered in Zurich, Mövenpick Hotels&Resorts is passionate about delivering premium service, culinary enjoyment, and sustainable environments – all with a personal touch.

The hotel company is owned by the Mövenpick Holding (66.7 percent) and the Kingdom Group (33.3 percent). For more information, please visit .

Contact: Napaporn Phandee, Asst. Marcom Manager, 509 Patak Road, Karon Beach, Phuket 83100, Thailand, Phone +66 76 396 139, Fax +66 76 396 122, Email: href=""> , Web:


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. For information visit .

MEDIA CONTACT: Green Globe Certification, Phone: +1-310-337-3000, Fax: +1-310-626-9982, Email: , Web:

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