Major Caribbean Green Hospitality Group Celebrates Earth Day Throughout April With Spa Promotion

Elite Island Resort Caribbean properties’ daily operations are geared toward ecological preservation. Steps include grey water provides irrigation; organic waste is utilized by local farmers; and a reduction of non-biodegradable products are employed. Foods and products from endangered species are banned and produce and other sustainable products are purchased locally whenever possible. Examples include employment of a 95+ percent local workforce and support of cultural events, charities, scholarships, and at Galley Bay, a dedicated bird sanctuary.

The resorts were certified green by Green Globe International in accordance with the highest international standards: the Baseline Criteria of Sustainable Tourism Certification Network of the Americas, International Standards Organization (ISO) 9001/14001, The Mohonk Agreement, Agenda 21 and principles for Sustainable Development endorsed by 182 governments at the United Nations Rio de Janeiro Earth Summit in 1992.

SOURCE Elite Island Resorts

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