Local December 8, 2015 | 12:20 pm

Royalton Riviera Cancun awarded Gold Award for Sustainability by Travelife

Cancun,Mexico.- On November 27, RoyaltonRiviera Cancun added another impressive title to its list of accomplishmentswinning the Gold Award for sustainability from Travelife. This award, presentedto hotels who exhibit an ability to manage their impact socially,environmentally and economically, is a recognition of Royalton Luxury Resort’sstrong commitment to sustainable operations in Cancun, Mexico.

“Thisacknowledgement from Travelife helps us show our guests just how well we areable to operate in a sensible manner,” said Francisco Jorge, General Manager ofRoyalton Riviera Cancun. “From the local environment to fair businesspractices, Royalton Riviera Cancun strives to lead by example.”

Sinceopening in December 2014, Royalton Riviera Cancun implemented a number ofecologically beneficial programs. First, the sea turtle program that ran fromMay to November saw the protection of 50 turtle nests, allowing 99.5% of thehatchlings to reach the ocean safely.

Equallyimportant, the resort was kept over 3 tons of waste out of local landfillsthrough proper waste management. Policies through this waste initiative includeresponsible use of resources, proper labelling of garbage versus recyclables,and the composting of organic food waste. Socially, Royalton Riviera Cancunaids the local community by hosting artisan markets at the hotel, where guestsbuy handmade souvenirs, and the resort works with suppliers in the area therebysupporting the business community of Puerto Morelos in addition to providingjobs to over two-thousand people.

AboutRoyalton Luxury Resorts

Epitomizingsophisticated indulgence, Royalton Luxury Resorts offer All-In Luxury™vacations in some of the world’s most popular tropical destinations, includingJamaica, the Dominican Republic, Mexico and Cuba. Boasting an array ofworld-class all-inclusive features including the premium, handcraftedDreamBed™, unlimited reservation-free luxury dining, around-the-clockconcierge, All-In Connectivity™ with complimentary WiFi, in room long distancecalling, a Sports Event Guarantee, and more. Confirmed leaders in luxury resortexperiences, the brand has won numerous accolades. Most recently Royalton CayoSanta Maria was recognized as the #1 All Inclusive Resort in the World at theTripAdvisor Travelers Choice 2014 Awards.

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