Radisson Blu Lyon Announces Commitment to Sustainable Tourism
BRUSSELS, Feb. 3, 2011 - Radisson Blu Lyon has announced it is committed to developing sustainable tourism. Initiatives that are being put in place include helping children at local orphanages, reducing the paper consumption levels in the hotel and inviting guests to visit ‘green’ places of interest.
The Radisson Blu Lyon hotel possesses The Green Key, which is awarded to tourism and leisure facilities. The Green Key is designed to raise awareness to the need to run a responsible business in the tourism and leisure sector. To be awarded with The Green Key the Radisson Blu Lyon had to fulfill a list of requirement which make it more ‘green’. Attached to this, the hotel pays particular attention to ethics, the environment and social responsibilities.
All of the actions undertaken by the Radisson Blu hotel in Lyon are design to establish a real responsible business. Examples of this include reducing packaging used by suppliers, automatically printing on both side of the paper and in black and white, separating waste according to international standards, using energy-saving bulbs in the hotel rooms in Lyon and using renewable energies.
As a responsible and social business, the Radisson Blu in Lyon collects toys, clothes and books for associations such as the French Secour Populaire.
The hotel also collects funds for The World Childhood Foundation by holding gourmet coffee mornings at the Le Bistrot de la Tour Brasserie and giving the money collected to the charity.
SOURCE The Rezidor Hotel Group
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