The Centara Grand Mirage Beach Resort Pattaya
has been awarded Bronze status for 2012 by EarthCheck, an
international environmental and certification body for the travel
and tourism industry.
The benchmarking data collection period ran from
1 January 2011 to 31 December 2011.
The resort when
assessed by EarthCheck was found to have a Sustainability Policy
in place, and to have nine of the assessed indicators at or above
the Baseline level.
Seven of these indicators,
namely Energy Consumption, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Potable Water
Consumption, Water Savings Rating, Waste Sent to Landfill,
Cleaning Products Rating and Pesticide Products Rating, are at or
above the Best Practice level, which the official report says "is
an achievement to be highly commended."
had been open for just over a year when the data collection
started, and so we are delighted to have achieved Bronze
recognition so quickly," said Andre Brulhart, general manager of
Centara Grand Mirage Beach Resort Pattaya. "There has been a tremendous co-operation between management and staff,
and literally every single person at the hotel has played a part.
We have even had enthusiastic participation from many of our
guests, as everyone realises the importance of these programmes."
Using a science-based approach, EarthCheck helps many
of the world's leading travel and tourism companies address risk, deliver bottom line efficiencies, maximise guest experience and
minimise their environmental footprints.
The 18-storey Centara Grand Mirage Beach
Resort Pattaya, located on Wong Amat Beach in North Pattaya, features
555 rooms and suites, all of which face the ocean.
The hotel is one of the few in Pattaya that has direct access to
its own beach.
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