The winners of the first Sustainable Tourism Mauritius Awards have been announced. A big congratulations to all our partner hotels who were recognised for their sustainability journeys.
These awards recognise the safest and most sustainable players in the Tourism and Hospitality industry on the island, rewarding genuine efforts to change for the better.
4* LAGOON ATTITUDE – 1st Place: Sustainable Hotels
Lagoon Attitude Hotel, the first eco-committed property in the Hotel Attitude Group, has been awarded a Gold Distinction by the Sustainable Island Mauritius 🥳
Here are the various reasons why:
🪑 Decoration made with upcycled materials
🐳 A Marine Discovery Centre to strengthen the knowledge of the island’s marine and coastal environment
🥦 Mostly local produce from Made in Moris companies on your plate
♻️ No single-use plastic items in the customer journey
💧 Dopper Flasks, an eco-friendly water bottle
☀️ Free mineral sunscreen. It’s reef-safe!
🎒 100% local products in the Otentik Bazar
🗑 Waste Management to give a second life to recyclables
And, 𝗪𝗘’𝗥𝗘 𝗡𝗢𝗧 𝗗𝗢𝗡𝗘! 👇
Attitude Hotels was also awarded Global Top Performer of all industries combined for:
⦿ -3.6 million of single-use plastics at group level
⦿ 41% of food sourcing from Made in Moris companies
⦿ 100% local items in the Otentik Bazar
⦿ Constant training of their staff known as Family Members
Kudos to the commendable objectives for tourism with a positive impact.
3* VERANDA TAMARIN – 2nd Place: Sustainable Hotels
Veranda Tamarin has been awarded a Silver Distinction by the Sustainable Island Mauritius 🥳.
Here are the reasons why:
♻️Guests can create their own Mauritian souvenirs during local crafts workshop
with recyclable items
🏄Promoting non-motorized lagoon activities
🧪Reducing chemical entrants in all activities
💦Developing smart water consumption practices
🍃Having a dedicated full time team to take care of the green area in all Veranda resorts
🌱Favoring and using eco-friendly fertilizers to boost the growth of plants with soil nutrition
🐝Using phytosanitary products which are pleasant for bees, butterflies and
other pollinating insects
🍌Offering local fruits and vegetables to guests
Through Veranda Resort’s sustainability program, #nowfortomorrow , this hotel group pledges to preserve and protect the planet and its beings, striving to take actions on climate change adaptation through resilient measures.
5* Deluxe HERITAGE LE TELFAIR – 3rd Place: Sustainable Hotels
Heritage Le Telfair has been awarded a Bronze Distinction by the Sustainable Island Mauritius 🥳.
Here are the reasons why:
🧯The first carbon neutral hotel stays in Mauritius since October 2021
♻️65% of the resorts waste is recycled
🥤Zero plastic straws can be found at the hotel
🍔Assists with donating meals to vulnerable communities
💁♂️Part of a training academy to upskill locals through the Heritage Academy which offers employability programmes accessible to young people and school leavers
🐬Entering tight-knit collaborations with pioneer local NGOs for marine biodiversity protection
🌊Being involved in coral protection and installing wave breakers in the lagoon to protect the Bel Ombre coastline
Heritage Le Telfair is committed to demonstrating environmental and social engagement by reducing the impact of the hotel’s activities on the communities within which they operate through their sustainable program #nowfortomorrow.