Green Hotel Hostal Spa Empuries goes Cradle to Cradle
The Hostal Spa Empuries is located in L’Escala, Spain and is in a restored building, overlooking the Mediterranean. Not only is the this hotel the first in Europe with LEED Gold Certification, by the Hostal Spa Empuries also promotes the “Cradle to Cradle” Principle (“C2C”), meaning it aims to use materials which are sustainable and host a useful life past their original intention. In addition, the hotel produces approximately 1/3 of the enery they consume and all the hotel’s electricity is obtained from renewable resources.
As we know, with the interest in eco-tourism and ‘green’ travel on the rise, more and more hotels are working hard to achieve eco-friendly certifications to appeal to the growing traveler interest.