Costa Rica Hotel Awarded Eco Certification

21st June 2010 (Last Updated June 21st, 2010 18:30)

Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort in Arenal, Costa Rica, has received an eco certification standard for incorporating green initiatives. The eco certification programme was developed by The Leading Hotels of the World in partnership with Sustainable Travel International. The pr

Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort in Arenal, Costa Rica, has received an eco certification standard for incorporating green initiatives.

The eco certification programme was developed by The Leading Hotels of the World in partnership with Sustainable Travel International.

The property received 100% carbon neutral certification in May 2009 and has also received certification for sustainable tourism from The Costa Rica Tourism Board.

The resort owners said they have incorporated many environmental protection practices for water and electricity use, waste management, staff training and other community programmes.