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Lanzarote is a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve
Sustainable exploitation of fishing resources
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Sustainable Accommodations in Lanzarote
The Group of Sustainable Accommodations is constituted by establishments in whose Enterprise Policy includes a compromise with the environment, culture, nature and the social – economic development, namely, they make a sustainable development compatible with tourism.
This Group of Sustainable Accommodations of Asolan was established more than 15 years ago, laying the base for the standards of Sustainable Tourism recognised by UNESCO and OMT, having been transferred to other sectors too. They contribute to the dissemination of the image of the sustainability of Lanzarote and the Canary Islands through their work and participation in conferences and forums, national and internationally and through the implementation of diverse activities of different kinds.
The Sustainability Policy of these accommodations translates as the meeting of the requirements and implementation of good environmental, social, cultural and economic practices, as well as providing the means for its compliance.
Strict compliance with legal, environmental and regulatory requirements.
Awareness – Training Plan
It improves the services and attention given to our customers. In addition to achieving a greater staff awareness, as well as customer engagement and respect for the environment while on vacation.
Conservation and enhancement of the cultural heritage
Collaborating in the conservation of cultural resources and the promotion of knowledge on behalf of the visitors to the destination.
Minimising negative environmental impacts derived from activities of the establishments, through adequate management of consumption, waste, emissions, etc.
Design of an Action Plan
In order to carry out the Sustainability Policy, the establishment produces an Action Plan, which allows it to track the development and fulfilment of the objectives.
Communication and Dissemination
Communicating actions containing specifications of sustainability.
Economic and Social Development of the Destination
Contributing to the economic and social development of the destination through a particular shopping policy.
Customer satisfaction, responsible tourism
Ensuring the quality, safety and accessibility of the service provided. Also providing information to the customers about the responsible actions and activities that promote the awareness and respect of the visitors towards the destination.
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Last week, Lanzarote’s University of Tourism (EUTL), hosted a talk on sustainable tourism aimed at students and future tourism professionals.
Advice for the development of good practices in: water management, energetic efficiency, minimisation of waste and socially responsible activities.
Please contact us for any additional information about the Group of Sustainable Accommodations in Lanzarote.