Cancun, Q.R. – Five hotels in the state of Quintana Roo have been awarded Green Key status for excellence for environmental responsibility and sustainable management.
The Green Key program is a voluntary eco-label where hotels can apply to be considered for the award. What began with three hotels in 2015 has since turned into nine for 2017.
In the state of Quintana Roo, five Hotels passed the strict Green Key qualifications. They include Hotel Ahau, Hotel Alaya, Villa Pescadores Hotel, Fiesta Americana Condesa Cancun and Live Aqua Cancún.
During the ceremony, an award was delivered by International Director of Green Key Finn Bolding, to Enrique Calderón of Grupo Posadas whose hotels won three Green Key awards.
“We are very proud to receive this recognition, which reiterates that Posadas is not only with our guests, but also with the environment. No doubt we will continue to work on specific topics on materials, finishes, equipment and facilities as well as policies and procedures under the sustainable parameters in all our hotels,” Calderón said.
Other Green Key Hotels awarded in Mexico include Green Mexico Camp in Veracruz, Hotel Sheraton Buganvilias in Jalisco, Fiesta Americana Hacienda Galindo in Querétaro and Pennsylvania Suites in Mexico City.
In all, nine hotels across the country were awarded Green Key status for their excellence in environmental responsibility and sustainable management.
Green Key is a voluntary eco-label awarded to more than 2,500 hotels and other establishments in 55 countries.