For the second year in a row, Green Globe Certification has certified Hacienda Tres Ríos Resort's spa and nature park; recognizing its sustainable practices, conservation of the environment, support for local communities and preservation of local culture.
Located in the Riviera Maya,Mexico, Hacienda Tres Ríos is a luxury resort focused on green travel. Hacienda Tres Ríos has received the highest grades from Green Globe Certification after an extensive review of the resort’s procedures, daily operations and green practices.
The Green Globe Certification was delivered Friday by Romeo Dominguez, representative of Green Globe America Latina to Romárico Arroyo, vice president of development and financing for Tres Ríos.
At the ceremony, the Tres Rios Sustainability Team and its leader Gabriel Santoyo, received an award from Green Globe recognizing the excellent work done to achieve the recertification.
Green Globe Certification CEO Guido Bauer said in a written statement, “It is reassuring to see how a luxury beach resort can operate at such high standards of sustainable management.
“The Tres Rios Sustainability Team are experts in managing natural resources, including the care of 120 species of plants and 90 species of animals,” Bauer added. “This conservation management is further enhanced by their training programs for staff and the local community.”
From its opening in November 2008, Hacienda Tres Ríos has positioned itself as a model for sustainable tourism in Mexico and abroad. The resort has been recognized by the highest Mexican environmental authorities, the Secretariat of Environment and Natural Resources (SEMARNAT).