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Green Globe renews Barcelo Punta Cana Hotel's eco-friendly certification

Travellers hoping to book eco-freindly Dominican Republic holidays in Punta Cana will be pleased to know that Green Globe has recertified the Barcelo Punta Cana Hotel. The announcement underscores the hotel's commitment to sustainable tourism.

Green Globe renews Barcelo Punta Cana Hotel's eco-friendly certification

On 16th March 2012, Green Globe, the global certification body for sustainable tourism, announced the decision to recertify one of the most popular Dominican Republic hotels and resorts; the Barcelo Punta Cana Hotel.

Of the decision, Green Globe’s CEO, Guido Bauer stated, “We are pleased to recertify Barcelo Punta Cana. The successful completion of the certification process demonstrates once more that this resort maintains and practices a strong commitment to the principles of both environmental and social sustainability. The hotel invites guests to join them in their environmental efforts and energy-saving practices every day. Tourists can enjoy the beautiful nature and beaches surrounding the resort – all while relaxing in the comfort of knowing these are environmentally-friendly accommodations”.

 Barcelo Punta Cana Hotels
Image by: barcelohotels&resorts, on Flickr

The decision is a testament to the hotel’s commitment to sustainable tourism making it the ideal spot for any eco-conscious traveller hoping to book green Dominican Republic holidays. The Barcelo Punta Cana Hotel’s efforts to contribute to eco friendly tourism in the Dominician Republic is most notable in the following six categories:

  1. Waste management
  2. Power saving and biodegradable products
  3. Sustainable design and construction
  4. Training to increase eco-awareness among employees and staff
  5. Promoting the reuse of towels and sheets
  6. Restoration of the surrounding ecosystem

“Commitment to sustainability is a valued company practice for Barcelo Hotels & Resorts... Our hotel is proud to be recognized for our green efforts, as we continue to provide a quality experience for guests while protecting our surrounding environment” commented Sandy Pfeil the General Manager at Barcelo Punta Cana.

 Barcelo Punta Cana Hotels
Image by: barcelohotels&resorts, on Flickr

The Barcelo Punta Cana is conveniently situated on the beautiful Playa Arena Gorda, a mere 32 kilometers from the Dominican Republic’s Punta Cana Internaitonal Airport. The convenient location means that after their Dominican Republic flights holidaymakers won’t have to wait very long to unwind and start enjoying their eco-friendly Dominican Republic holidays in beautiful Punta Cana. The beach front location provides guests with amazing views of the calming waves lapping onto the Dominican Republic’s eastern coast. A range of activities are offered under the “Barcelo All-Inclusive” plan including tennis, mini golf, basketball, football and golf.

 Barcelo Punta Cana Hotels
Image by: worldtraveller5, on Flickr

The Mediterranean themed all inclusive hotel is undoubtedly the ideal spot for any guest planning holidays in Punta Cana, the eco-friendly ethic is merely the icing on the cake.

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