NewsOctober 1, 2019

LUX* South Ari Atoll earns the Green Globe Certificate for the second year

LUX* South Ari Atoll has earned the Green Globe Certificate for the second consecutive year.

Green Globe is the highest level of worldwide sustainability and environment-related standards and assists organizations to improve their economic, social and environmental sustainability while being rewarded and recognized for their current efforts.

Certified Member status is awarded to Green Globe members that are certified against all requisite criteria within the Green Globe Standard for Travel & Tourism (or their sectorial Standard). Certification is confirmed annually when more than 50% of the criteria’s related indicators are achieved. Green Globe certification criteria are organized into key themes: Sustainable Management; Social/Economic; Cultural Heritage; Environment.

Equipped with an onsite Marine Biology Centre to study and protect the native whale shark population, LUX* South Ari Atoll educates guests on eco-tours and supports on-going scientific research. The marine centre staff are integral to removing ghost nets from the sea, which are deadly to many aquatic creatures. They are also responsible for regenerating coral to help support marine life. Additionally, the resort has also pledged a wide plastic-free campaign to reduce ocean waste