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Mexico: Eco-Friendly “S” Resort Program Inaugurated

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EarthCheck, along with the Rainforest Alliance, and the head of the Tourism Ministry announced the creation of the distinctive “S” program for companies committed to the environment in Mexico. Those recognized in the program will help to increase sustainable tourism projects being developed in Mexico and align global standards endorsed by the World Tourism Organization.

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Mexico set to Certify Distinctive Tourism Businesses Committed to the Environment

During the signing of an agreement on tourism sustainability and EarthCheck with Rainforest Alliance, the head of the Tourism Ministry, Gloria Guevara Manzo, announced the creation of the distinctive “S” for companies committed to the environment in Mexico.

The agreement aims to increase sustainability in tourism projects being developed in Mexico and align global standards endorsed by the World Tourism Organization, said the Ministry of Tourism.

At the opening of the First National Forum on Sustainable Tourism, Guevara Manzo said that the Tourism Ministry is “very important” the issue of sustainability because it “reduces operating costs in water, electricity and fossil fuels, without sacrificing quality service “. “It also gives easier access to technical assistance and funding for new technology is implemented, and provides a marketing advantage to certified businesses, as consumers learn to recognize reliable certification marks,” he added.

Following announce the creation of the distinctive “S” to promote sustainability in the tourism sector, the official noted that progress has been made ​​in terms of energy saving programs in hotels and tourist services companies, since tourism in Mexico has a strong commitment to sustainability. He also recalled that the country hosted the COP 16.

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