Grand Park Kodhipparu, Maldives has achieved their third consecutive green globe certification.
Commenting on the achievement, they said that they have ingrained environmental responsibility into their culture and everything they do at the resort. With this win, the resort believes to be taking one more meaningful step toward a sustainable future.
Grand Park Kodhipparu, Maldives, is committed to achieving environmental and socio-cultural sustainability. As a Maldives eco-friendly resort, they strive to emulate international best practices in sustainable hospitality and achieve continual improvement in both ecological and socio-cultural sustainability performance.
The resort island is part of a sensitive coral reef ecosystem with an abundance of marine species – including nationally protected species such as corals, turtles, sharks, dolphins, and lobsters. The terrestrial island ecosystem also includes protected fauna such as several bird species.
An appointed resort sustainability “Green Team” has the responsibility and skills to ensure effective ongoing environmental and sociocultural sustainability measures are in place and performance monitored. They also employ a Sustainability Manager who engages guests and staff on the resort’s natural ecosystems and carries out underwater conservation and restoration work of the resort’s coral reef ecosystem.
Speaking on the achievement General Manager, Raffaele Solferino thanked the entire team at Grand Park Kodhipparu, Maldives for the efforts in supporting the activities and initiative.
Green Globe is the premier sustainability certification and performance improvement program developed specifically for the travel and tourism industry. It provides organizations with a framework to conduct a comprehensive assessment of their sustainability performance, through which they can monitor improvements and obtain certification.