All-Inclusive Hospitality Brand Receives Recognition for Environmentally Friendly Policies at Eight Properties.

Palma de Mallorca, Spain (July 16, 2013) – IBEROSTAR Hotels & Resorts recently received the esteemed Green Globe certification for three properties in Jamaica and five in Mexico, further showcasing the brand’s commitment to sustainable development. One of the most recognized environment certification systems in the world, the award honors dedication to environmental conservation as well as social and cultural responsibility in the tourism industry.

IBEROSTAR is honored to have its Jamaica and Mexico properties presented the Green Globe certification and remains dedicated to promoting policies that support sustainable development,” said John Long, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for the brand. “We aim to provide our guests with the highest level of service and customer satisfaction and we believe that that includes implementing environmental initiatives throughout our properties.”

IBEROSTAR Hotels & Resorts has recently executed a number of policies in support of eco-friendly IBEROSTAR Grand Hotel Paraíso (Riviera Maya, Mexico) development including, optimizing energy resources, reducing water consumption, and recycling PET, cardboard, aluminum and other materials. Additionally, IBEROSTAR has activated several changes to the internal infrastructure in their Jamaica and Mexico resorts, which has resulted in better storage and disposal of biodegradable material and recyclable products.

“We are very proud of the Green Globe recognition for allIBEROSTAR properties in Montego Bay, Jamaica,” said Philipp Hofer, IBEROSTAR Rose Hall Complex Director. “The certification speaks to the brand’s commitment to remain environmentally-conscious of this beautiful island while providing the best possible service to our guests.”

Recognized properties include the IBEROSTAR Grand Hotel Rose Hall, IBEROSTAR Rose Hall Suites, and IBEROSTAR Rose Hall Beach in Montego Bay, Jamaica, as well as the IBEROSTAR Playa Paraíso Golf & Spa Resort complex in Riviera Maya, Mexico, which is comprised of the IBEROSTAR Grand Hotel Paraíso, IBEROSTARParaíso Maya, IBEROSTAR Paraíso Lindo, IBEROSTAR Paraíso Beach and IBEROSTAR Paraíso del Mar. These hotels are joined in the esteemed ranking with the IBEROSTAR Cozumel, in Cozumel, Mexico, and the IBEROSTAR Tucán and IBEROSTARQuetzal in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, which were awarded the Green Globe certification two years ago.

Source: IBEROSTAR Hotels