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Darmstadt ranks among top 10 convention cities in Germany

Darmstadt ranks among top 10 convention cities in Germany

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe member the darmstadtium can look back to a successful year 2012. The momentum gained last year has been carried into the New Year, and the first quarter of 2013 shows a great surplus in sales. The current ranking … May 15, 2013
Congress Center Duesseldorf, Germany: sustainability at all levels awarded

Congress Center Duesseldorf, Germany: sustainability at all levels awarded

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe announced re-certification of the Congress Center Duesseldorf (CCD) in Germany. For years the CCD has demonstrated leadership and innovation in the fields of operational efficiency and social responsibility. The CCD … February 28, 2013
AG Hallenstadion Zurich: first event venue in Switzerland earns Green Globe Re-Certification

AG Hallenstadion Zurich: first event venue in Switzerland earns Green Globe Re-Certification

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe announced re-certification of the AG Hallenstadion in Zurich, Switzerland. Since its initial certification in 2010, the AG Hallenstadion Zurich has demonstrated leadership in the fields of operational efficiency and … October 10, 2012
New Latin America Area Manager for Green Globe Certification

New Latin America Area Manager for Green Globe Certification

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe Certification will begin a new era in Latin America, appointing David A. Ortegon Martínez Latin America Area Manager (GGPP). Mr. Ortegon has been working with Green Globe Mexico and the Karisma Hotel & Resorts group … October 3, 2012
Green Globe Certification team at IMEX America in Las Vegas

Green Globe Certification team at IMEX America in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, Nevada - You are invited to meet the Green Globe Certification team at IMEX America – America’s worldwide exhibition for incentive travel, meetings, and events – in Las Vegas, October 9-11, 2012. Green Globe Certification is the premier … September 17, 2012
Seychelles increases its protected and reserve area only two months after Rio pledge

Seychelles increases its protected and reserve area only two months after Rio pledge

Following the Rio Conference held in June in Brazil, where at the Head of States side event, “Leaders Valuing Nature: A Celebration of Commitments,” organized by GLISPA, the Global Island Partnership, Seychelles, pledged to the international community … August 12, 2012
Green Globe certifies Level 7 Consulting, Bali

Green Globe certifies Level 7 Consulting, Bali

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe announced certification of Level 7 Consulting in Bali, Indonesia. This achievement cements the company’s commitment to promote sustainable development through projects that create value and serve as a catalyst for … August 3, 2012
Green Growth and Travelism book that was launched at Rio+20 Conference highlights Seychelles Sustainability Framework

Green Growth and Travelism book that was launched at Rio+20 Conference highlights Seychelles Sustainability Framework

Travel and tourism is by any measure a massive modern day industry – in the same league as cars, oil, telecommunication, and agriculture. It drives trillions of dollars in GNP, underpins millions of jobs, makes international business function, and is … July 6, 2012
Rio+20: WTTC urges industry to work together for green future

Rio+20: WTTC urges industry to work together for green future

The travel and tourism industry must act together and speak with one voice to create a green future. That is the message from the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) at the Rio+20 Summit in Brazil this week. WTTC, which runs the industry-leading … June 18, 2012
Green Globe recertifies atelier damböck, Germany

Green Globe recertifies atelier damböck, Germany

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe today announced recertification of atelier damböck near Munich, Germany. The internationally-acclaimed, full-service fair stand construction company was one of the first in its industry to be awarded the Green Globe … April 10, 2012
Green Globe recertifies Barcelo Punta Cana Hotel in the Dominican Republic

Green Globe recertifies Barcelo Punta Cana Hotel in the Dominican Republic

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe today announced recertification of the Barcelo Punta Cana Hotel, located on Playa Arena Gorda in the Punta Cana region on the eastern coast of the Dominican Republic. The hotel is dedicated to preserving this leading … March 16, 2012
Green Globe certifies HOST Meeting and Event Services in Germany

Green Globe certifies HOST Meeting and Event Services in Germany

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe today announced certification of HOST Meeting & Event Services in Frankfurt, Germany. The event agency is the first non-profit conference and event agency in Germany to be awarded Green Globe Certification. HOST … March 12, 2012
ICTP welcomes Anguilla Tourist board as its newest member

ICTP welcomes Anguilla Tourist board as its newest member

The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced today that the Anguilla Tourist Board has become a member of ICTP. Anguilla joins ICTP members from around the globe – from Oman to Johannesburg, from Virginia to La Reunion, from Seychelles … February 3, 2012
New models of sustainable development for cities of art

New models of sustainable development for cities of art

This will be one of the themes featured in the 10th edition of Euromeeting, which will take place in 2012 as part of Art & Tourism: 250 delegates from all over Europe are expected. Art & Tourism will host Euromeeting 2012, the important international … February 1, 2012
Green Globe accredits Deloitte France for sustainability verification

Green Globe accredits Deloitte France for sustainability verification

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe Certification today announced the accreditation of Ms. Cecilia Valdes Canales, member of Deloitte France. This accreditation means that Deloitte France is authorized to conduct verification assessments for Green Globe … January 17, 2012
Green Globe announces new partnership with OrganicEra, Turkey

Green Globe announces new partnership with OrganicEra, Turkey

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe Certification today announced a new partnership with OrganicEra based in Istanbul, Turkey. OrgenicEra is a leading supplier of hotel towels, bed linen, and other textile items manufactured with organically-certified … January 11, 2012
Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach Dubai UAE certified Green Globe

Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach Dubai UAE certified Green Globe

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe today announces certification of Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach, Dubai, with the achievement of 85 percent of the sustainability indicator in their first year. This top-rating score places Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah … January 5, 2012
Green Globe Certification announces top performing sustainable travel and tourism businesses for 2011

Green Globe Certification announces top performing sustainable travel and tourism businesses for 2011

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe Certification announced its top performing sustainable travel and tourism businesses for 2011. Businesses selected for the Highest Achievement Award 2011 have attained the highest percentage of sustainability indicators … December 15, 2011
WTTC calls on governments for low-carbon growth policies in the tourism industry

WTTC calls on governments for low-carbon growth policies in the tourism industry

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has issued a communiqué during the International Climate Change Negotiations in Durban, which urges governments to develop climate change policies, which ensure that travel and tourism can grow sustainably and … December 8, 2011
Société du Palais de la Méditerranée in Nice, France, maintains its sustainability pledge with Green Globe Certification

Société du Palais de la Méditerranée in Nice, France, maintains its sustainability pledge with Green Globe Certification

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe announces that the Société du Palais de la Méditerranée, Nice, France, has been recertified for its sustainable operations and management. Société du Palais de la Méditerranée, situated on the world renowned … November 30, 2011
Green Globe members score at South Africa's Imvelo awards

Green Globe members score at South Africa's Imvelo awards

PRETORIA - Three Green Globe and Heritage dual-certified members shone at the 10th annual Imvelo Awards for Responsible Tourism, held in South Africa on Wednesday, November 9, 2011, which also marked World Responsible Tourism Day.The FEDHASA Imvelo Awards, … November 17, 2011
Seychelles moves to new windfarm set to generate electricty for Mahe before end of year

Seychelles moves to new windfarm set to generate electricty for Mahe before end of year

Information was received from Victoria, the capital of Seychelles, that an Abu Dhabi/UAE-based clean energy company will commission the archipelago’s first wind turbine power plant, thought to go online as early as before the end of December. Initiated … November 13, 2011
Hotel Martinez Cannes, France, continues its commitment to sustainability with Green Globe Certification

Hotel Martinez Cannes, France, continues its commitment to sustainability with Green Globe Certification

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe announced Hotel Martinez in Cannes, France, has been recertified for its sustainable operations and management. Hotel Martinez, overlooking the Mediterranean, is a cultural icon and a significant part of the heritage … November 6, 2011
Seychelles officially launches its Sustainable Tourism Label on World Tourism Day

Seychelles officially launches its Sustainable Tourism Label on World Tourism Day

On the occasion of World Tourism Day on September 27, 2011, the Seychelles Tourism Board in partnership with the GOS-UNDP-GEF Program Coordination Unit has officially launched the Seychelles Sustainable Tourism Label with the unveiling of the label’s … September 30, 2011
Hannover Congress Centrum re-certified Green Globe

Hannover Congress Centrum re-certified Green Globe

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe Certification today announced recertification of Hannover Congress Centrum (HCC). This landmark congress center has achieved 94% of all sustainability criteria and has set a new benchmark for environmental and socially … September 15, 2011
Green Globe Certification launches Green Globe Solution Center

Green Globe Certification launches Green Globe Solution Center

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe Certification today launched its new Green Globe Solution Center. This online community is dedicated to all professionals in any business where sustainability is key to performance: www.greenglobe.com/solutioncenter/ … September 14, 2011
Hamburg Convention Bureau awarded Green Globe certification

Hamburg Convention Bureau awarded Green Globe certification

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe today announced the successful certification of the Hamburg Convention Bureau. The City of Hamburg has been declared the European Green Capital for 2011, and the certification of the Hamburg Convention Bureau is a … July 21, 2011
Awards showcase travel and tourism initiatives leading the world in sustainability

Awards showcase travel and tourism initiatives leading the world in sustainability

LONDON, UK: A small beach lodge helping to lift a community out of poverty; a project to regenerate an island’s fragile eco-system; an international hotel company supporting the protection of orangutans, turtles, and coral reefs; and a national park … February 15, 2011
Mövenpick Hotels and Resorts signs Green Globe Certification partnership

Mövenpick Hotels and Resorts signs Green Globe Certification partnership

LOS ANGELES, CA - Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts today announced a new partnership for sustainability with Green Globe Certification. Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts President & CEO, Mr. Jean Gabriel Pérès said: "Now more than ever we believe it is time … November 5, 2010
IMEX America optimism index hints that worst of recession may be over

IMEX America optimism index hints that worst of recession may be over

Positive responses to a meetings industry survey of buyers and suppliers in North America suggest returning levels of confidence and rising business expectations. Over 250 senior travel executives (approximately 90 percent based in US, 10 percent in Canada) … October 27, 2010
Congress Park Hanau in Germany awarded Green Globe Certification

Congress Park Hanau in Germany awarded Green Globe Certification

LOS ANGELES, CA - Congress Park Hanau, Germany, today announced it has been awarded Green Globe Certification, achieving more than 80 percent of all sustainable indicators. Congress Park Hanau (CPH) is situated in a green location right next to Castle … October 27, 2010
Malta Tourism Society calls for more positive action towards sustainability and responsibility in tourism

Malta Tourism Society calls for more positive action towards sustainability and responsibility in tourism

The protection and respect of biodiversity should be the very basic and rudimentary factors governing the travel and tourism industry today. We should not promote tourism simply to measure the quantitative and sometimes unsustainable levels that this … September 24, 2010
Green Globe Certification appoints GreenEarth Consultants as preferred partner

Green Globe Certification appoints GreenEarth Consultants as preferred partner

LOS ANGELES, CA - Green Globe Certification announced the appointment of GreenEarth Consultants as its preferred partner in Malaysia, Brunei, and Thailand. GreenEarth Consultants provide sustainability consulting to the travel and tourism industry in … September 22, 2010
Green Globe Partner (China) launches Chinese version of Green Globe Standard v1.3

Green Globe Partner (China) launches Chinese version of Green Globe Standard v1.3

PATA TRAVEL MART 2010: Green Globe Partner (China) Ltd. launched the complete translation of the internationally-recognized Green Globe Standard v1.3 for sustainable operation and management, as well as supporting documentation for environmental consultants … September 15, 2010
New Green Globe Library features sustainability achievements

New Green Globe Library features sustainability achievements

LOS ANGELES, CA - Green Globe Certification launched the new Green Globe Library to promote the sustainability achievements of its members. The Green Globe Library features case studies from Green Globe’s diverse membership including eco-resorts … September 1, 2010
Green Globe launches updated sustainability standard

Green Globe launches updated sustainability standard

LOS ANGELES, CA - Green Globe Certification has today launched its latest update to the Green Globe Standard for sustainable operation and management. The Green Globe International Advisory Group, which brings together the knowledge of travel and tourism … August 17, 2010
MeetGreen appointed Official Sustainability Consultants to IMEX America

MeetGreen appointed Official Sustainability Consultants to IMEX America

The IMEX Group will continue to build on its strong environmental track record and reputation on green issues when it launches IMEX America in October 2011. To help the new US tradeshow achieve its environmental objectives, the organizers have appointed … July 20, 2010
The Palace - The Old Town marks regional first with Green Globe Certification

The Palace - The Old Town marks regional first with Green Globe Certification

DUBAI, UAE - The Palace – The Old Town, the 5-star premium hotel operated by The Address Hotels + Resorts in downtown Dubai has marked a regional first by achieving the coveted Green Globe Certification, making it the city’s only sustainable and environment-friendly … July 8, 2010
Tourism news: new website to advance sustainability within travel and tourism launched by WTTC

Tourism news: new website to advance sustainability within travel and tourism launched by WTTC

The home of the only British canal boat in North America; a more than 1,900-property strong Green Hotel Directory; an Earth Guest program by one of the biggest hospitality chains in the world; and an initiative to reduce building on China’s famous Mount … June 25, 2010
Thai Airways holds seminar on CSR and corporate sustainability

Thai Airways holds seminar on CSR and corporate sustainability

Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI) recently organized a seminar on “THAI’s CSR and Corporate Sustainability” that was presided by Mr. Ampon Kittiampon, THAI’s chairman of the board of directors. Mr. Kittiampon said that … February 11, 2010
UNWTO activities at FITUR 2010

UNWTO activities at FITUR 2010

UNWTO activities will build around the challenges for global tourism in the current economic situation, without losing sight of long-term sustainability commitments outlined in the UNWTO Roadmap for Recovery. FITUR 2010 also sets the stage for two innovative … January 14, 2010
EIBTM's CSR Symposium - shaping the future of sustainability in the events industry

EIBTM's CSR Symposium - shaping the future of sustainability in the events industry

EIBTM www.eibtm.com , taking place from December 1-3 in Barcelona, achieved BS8901 3rd-party certification in 2008 and continues to show leadership by giving the industry its first chance to shape the future of sustainability during this year’s EIBTM … November 24, 2009
In focus: CSR and sustainability in the tourism-supply chain

In focus: CSR and sustainability in the tourism-supply chain

A major new development took place during this year’s ITB Berlin Convention, at the world’s leading travel show, in the form of the first comprehensive study into corporate social responsibility (CSR) in the tourism sector. ITB Berlin is once again … August 26, 2009
PATA partners with STCRC and EC3 Global to build tourism sustainability

PATA partners with STCRC and EC3 Global to build tourism sustainability

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) has partnered with the Sustainable Tourism Cooperative Research Centre (STCRC) and its subsidiary arm, EC3 Global, in the drive to encourage sustainable tourism and increase awareness about climate change. A … October 31, 2008
Reacting to the financial crisis while ensuring sustainability - Cebu Resolution 2008

Reacting to the financial crisis while ensuring sustainability - Cebu Resolution 2008

CEBU, Philippines/Madrid -­ The Sixth International Tourism Forum for Parliamentarians and Local Authorities (Cebu, Philippines, October 22-24, 2008) brought together almost 400 representatives from 78 countries. The participants reviewed the key factors … October 24, 2008



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