The international system for the Sostenibilidad Travelife, which recognizes sustainable management in the tourism sector, has awarded 11 hotels of the Lopesan chain with the prestigious Gold Travelife to hotels & accommodation. This recognition has been awarded the Lopesan Costa Meloneras, Lopesan Villa del Conde, Lopesan Baobab Resort, Ifa Dunamar, Ifa Faro, Ifa Beach, Ifa Interclub, Ifa Catarina, Ifa Continenal and Ifa Buenaventura, located in the South of Gran Canaria, hotels and the Ifa Altamarena, situated in Jandia, Fuerteventura, for its sustainable and social work in the destination.
To obtain the Travelife Gold certification, the hotels of the chain complied 150 criteria of sustainability, including environmental issues, among others. Conscious of the importance of preserve the environment as key to keep the wealth natural and cultural that characterized to Canary, and therefore, that the destination continue attracting tourists in the future, Lopesan cares it sustainability leading to out measures environmental as the use of energies renewable, saving of the consumption of water, creation and conservation of areas green, reduction of waste , reuse of materials and recycling.
Some of the initiatives that contribute to the protection of the environment, include mark Corallium Cosmetics, the product line of cosmetics of Lopesan, containing biological components through oxo-biodegradable containers that prevent damage to the environment. The Group also performs a constant work of awareness among their employees and customers, to which involves and motivates in the saving of consumption of energy, the cleaning, the recycling and the respect by the environment.
Travelife certification has also awarded the support provided by these hotels to the economy, culture and local traditions informing cuisine in its buffet or celebrating festivals in their establishments. All the hotels of the chain allow, at their receptions, the placement of non-group ads related to those activities which invite customer of the hotel to try the cuisine or visit towns and attractions, thus supporting the local economy.
Founded in 2007, Travelife is a system International’s certification that promotes the sustainability within the sector of the industry tourism. Travelife helps to tour operators, hotels and others accommodations to manage and control their impacts social, environmental and economic with the objective of that these reduce their expenses and increase their sales by a sustainability enhanced.