Palladium Hotel Group commemorates World Environment Day, celebrated on June 5, with the signing of the Global Tourism Plastics Initiative.
It is promoted by the United Nations Environment Program and the World Tourism Organization, in collaboration with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, an act with which the hotel group has strengthened its commitment to sustainable development.
The Global Tourism and Plastics Initiative unites the tourism industry in a common vision to tackle the root causes of plastic pollution and enables businesses and governments to take concerted action, leading by example in transition to circularity in the use of plastic.
The Chief Operating Officer of Palladium Hotel Group, RaÃºl Benito, signed the initiative and underlined that “this represents a further step in our commitment to the environment and consolidates our work in favor of sustainability”, a line in which he noted that “at Palladium Hotel Group we work for years to reduce singles – use plastics in all hotels, eliminate them through process optimization and replace them with materials with lower environmental impact “.
The group is also part of the plastic-free Ibiza and Formentera movement promoted by the Foundation for the Conservation of Ibiza and Formentera (IPF), which has certified the hotel company with two stars in recognition of its work in this area.
Palladium Hotel Group maintains a firm sustainability policy as part of its corporate social responsibility, which includes measures for the sustainable management of resources and energy savings, initiatives to reduce environmental impact, awareness raising actions employees and customers; and biodiversity protection programs, such as turtle camps at resorts in Jamaica, Vallarta, and the Riviera Maya, among others.
The hotel company has received numerous awards in this field, including in recent months the Responsible and Sustainable Tourism award awarded by the InterMundial Foundation “For the involvement of the group of companies in the development and activation of tourism that advocates responsible practices with the environment, the economy and local society “, which the company received in Fitur, or the Recognition of Honor for the best sustainable development and hotel renovation project in Spain 2020, for Palladium Hotel Menorca , awarded by the Habitat Futura group, “for its exceptional contribution to the paradigm shift in the hotel sector by providing global solutions based on sustainability criteria”.
The company also has many certifications such as Earthcheck, in Riviera Maya, Hard Rock Hotel Tenerife, Vallarta, BÃ¡varo, Brazil and Jamaica, Blue Flags on the beaches of Riviera Maya and Punta Cana, and the Distintivo S, a recognition of good sustainable practices. in the development of tourism projects in Mexico, awarded by the Mexican Ministry of Tourism to Riviera Maya and Vallarta.