Green Globe Certification is proud to present its new Green Meetings website, greenglobemeetings.com, which was launched at IMEX America last week in Las Vegas. The new site is an extension of the sustainable travel and tourism services that Green Globe has pioneered over the last two decades and tailored to meet the specific needs of the meetings, incentives, conferencing and exhibitions sector.
greenglobemeetings.com brings together all certified Green Globe members, who have proven their sustainability credentials and have the skills and knowledge to assist meeting planners create events that are low carbon, low waste and tuned to the activities and lifestyle of the host destination.
“The meetings and incentive industry has asked us to create a simple and straight forward tool to find meeting space at Green Globe certified hotels and conference centers,” said Guido Bauer, Green Globe Certification CEO. “Our member hotels and resorts are some of the leaders in planning and hosting green meetings, and we developed greenglobemeetings.com to promote these properties and their sustainable services to the global MICE market.”
Green Globe’s certified members are located in all the main meetings destinations around the world. From major capitals, to regional cities as well as resort locations, Green Globe properties represent the very best in sustainable travel choices. Green Globe members offering green meetings via this new website include Movenpick Hotels&Resorts, Club Med, Scandic, and InterContinental – all suitable for large corporate functions or incentives, as well as many mid-scale and niche properties specializing in customized events, some with opportunities for local engagement and other activities designed to give back to the local region.
The Green Globe standard consists of 41 criteria and 337 indicators. Each certified meeting venue is independently audited by a third party on-site, annual re-certification is mandatory. All listed venues have their own Green Team in place, as well as staff knowledgeable about Sustainability and Green Meetings.
ABOUT GREEN GLOBE CERTIFICATION
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. Green Globe Certification is a member of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council, supported by the United Nations World Tourism Organization. For information, visit www.greenglobe.com