Green Mobility in the Hospitality Environment
Purpose designed or adapted golf carts are the preferred mode of shuttling guests from A to B within hospitality properties, primarily due to their compact size and manoeuvrability but more importantly due to their silent operation. Being battery powered, a golf cart is not only quite and energy efficient, it also has the advantage of contributing to the properties Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emission score rating.
According to the UNWTO, tourism is responsible 5 per cent of global CO2 emissions, of which the accommodation sector is estimated to account for 20 per cent. This includes heating, air-conditioning and the maintenance of bars, restaurants, pools and so on but excludes the transportation of tourists.