Butterfly Beach Hotel flying high on green journey

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Butterfly Beach Hotel is located on the South Coast of Barbados in a beach and oceanfront setting with access to two pristine white-sand beaches. The resort is renowned for its friendly and relaxed atmosphere.

Green Globe recently recertified Butterfly Beach Hotel and awarded it an outstanding compliance score of 96%.

Anne-Marie Kent, Assistant Hotel Manager and Green Globe Leader at the resort said, “Butterfly Beach Hotel is proud to have achieved Green Globe Certification for the fourth year. We have worked closely as a team to achieve this and are always looking for ways, even if it seems like only a small change, to make improvements across the hotel or within our community. We look forward to continuing this journey and going for Gold status next year.”

Over the past year, Butterfly Beach Hotel has worked steadily on improving its environmental performance. The property has utilized a small area of land within its grounds to create a kitchen garden where chefs harvest locally-grown produce for use in cooking freshly prepared creations.

To reduce the property’s footprint, Butterfly Beach Hotel has discontinued the use of all Styrofoam products. In addition, guests and staff are encouraged to use regular dishware and cutlery when ordering take away. On occasions when this is not possible eco-friendly Vegware take away containers are provided.

As part of their community responsibility, the hotel will sponsor a local student by providing much needed resources such as uniforms, textbooks and stationery to ensure they are ready and prepared for the new school year. The donation of these vital items allows the child to focus on studying rather than suffering needless worry regarding education costs. Butterfly Beach Hotel also continues its partnership with the Variety Children Charity and Pack for a Purpose where staff and guests work together to collect and provide school supplies for children across Barbados.

Butterfly Beach Hotel is closed from May 31 to October 31, 2018. The newly-renovated hotel will reopen from November 1, 2018.

Green Globe is the worldwide sustainability system based on internationally accepted criteria for sustainable operation and management of travel and tourism businesses. Operating under a worldwide license, Green Globe is based in California, USA and is represented in over 83 countries. Green Globe is an Affiliate Member of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). For information, please visit greenglobe.com