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Leading Hospitality Players Adopt a Bluewater Pro Approach

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CAPE TOWN, 03 July 2019 – Leading names in the South African hospitality industry are enjoying the cost and sustainability benefits of one of the world’s most advanced water purification technologies, utilising the Bluewater Pro water purification unit to produce ...

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Tourism: Economic Friend Or Environmental Foe?

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Cape Town, 8 May 2019- Whilst it boosts the economy, encourages growth and development, by nature, tourism takes its toll on the planet. On the doorstep of Cape Town International, Hotel Verde finds ways to turn the potential curse into ...

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The Real Return on Building a Green Hotel

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Cape Town, South Africa, 15 October 2018 –  In this day and age, building ‘Green’ should be the norm rather than the exception, but misconceptions on green building ‘tax’ surprisingly still seem to hinder the decision. Hotel Verde Cape Town, ...

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Waste Not Want Not!

CAPE TOWN, 04 September 2018 – The tourism and hospitality industry is undoubtedly one of the fastest growing economic sectors globally, which is proving to have a serious, negative impact on the environment. It is incumbent on hotels and businesses ...

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A guide to sustainable events

A guide to sustainable events With the continued and ever-increasing focus on the environment and the demand for sustainability around the world, green event and conference planning has become an established trend within the global tourism and convention industry. Conferences ...

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Another Reason to Visit Zanzibar

Hotel Verde Zanzibar – Azam Luxury Resort and Spa opens its doors to the public Unguja, also known as Zanzibar Island, is the main island in the Tanzanian archipelago of Zanzibar: a beautiful slice of heaven located in the Indian ...

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Calling all kids- carers of our planet!

Calling all kids- carers of our planet! On 23 March the West Coast National Park launched their recycle programme – The Swap Shop, which aims to create environmental awareness by instilling the 3 Rs – Reduce, Reuse, Recycle – amongst ...

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Long-awaited Hotel Verde Zanzibar Opens

After three years of construction, Hotel Verde Zanzibar – Azam Luxury Resort & Spa will host her first guests on 21 March 2018. The 106-roomed, five-star hotel was commissioned by owner and Zanzibari-born businessman Mr Said Salim Awadh Bakhresa and ...

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Garden Court South Beach gets R22 million refurbishment

Garden Court South Beach, one of Durban’s landmark beachfront hotels, has undergone a multi-million rand refurbishment- an investment which has revived the 42-year-old property. The R22 million investment has made way for the remodel of the hotel’s public areas including ...

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Supplier development on the cards for Tsogo Sun Entrepreneurs

Tsogo Sun’s far-reaching enterprise and supplier development programme has taken a significant step forward with the formation of a partnership with the City of Joburg – Department of Economic Development and the incorporation of a new supplier development cluster situated ...

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Hotel Verde, Cape Town Achieves Global First

Hotel Verde, in Cape Town South Africa, has just been awarded a second LEED® Platinum Green Building Certification by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) making Hotel Verde the first hotel globally to achieve a double Platinum certification for ...

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Check List for Eco-Conference Venue Selection

Growing worldwide awareness of sustainability is placing pressure on the events organising industry to move in that direction, or it will surely lose business. Vague statements of being eco-friendly will not do and is simply seen as green washing, writes ...

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