Hotel Verde receives World Responsible Tourism Award

5 October 2014 // Posted by // Tags:

They’ve done it again – Hotel Verde, Africa’s greenest hotel, by BON Hotels, received the international World Responsible Tourism Award for Best City Hotel at World Travel Market UK on 5 November 2014. Nominated by Cape Town Tourism in recognition of preservation of, respect for and benefit to the City of Cape Town and its local community. “We are grateful and humbled that the international community has recognized our efforts.

Hotel Verde and the importance of BEE-ing

15 September 2014 // Posted by // Tags:

The better part of the population doesn’t realise the importance of bees. Those little black and yellow striped creatures are vital to our civilization – in fact one-third of our food supply can be attributed to bees!

Hotel Verde goes international

6 August 2014 // Posted by // Tags:

Building on from the success of Hotel Verde, Africa’s greenest hotel, and following their recent international LEED® platinum green building certification from the US Green Building Council for new construction, Mario Delicio, owner of and the brains behind this sustainable venture, is challenging other like-minded people to follow suit, and with the launch of Verde Invest, is optimistic to have built another entirely green hotel by the end of 2015.

Hotel Verde Achieves LEED® Platinum Certification

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Hotel Verde awarded prestigious LEED® Platinum Green Building Certification (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) by the U.S Green Building Council

Hotel Verde offers Africa’s first carbon neutral hotel experience

5 May 2014 // Posted by // Tags:

Hotel Verde, by BON Hotels, Africa’s Greenest hotel, located at Cape Town International airport, and recently awarded its 4 star status continues their green initiatives in all things sustainable, to reach yet another milestone in their service offerings. They have partnered with impactChoice, provider of end-to-end environmental sustainability solutions, to offer guests and conference delegates a carbon neutral (guilt free) stay, by offsetting their carbon emissions via responsible carbon capturing/reduction projects.