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5 Sustainable Hotels for Earth Month

by Katie Skrzek

Apr 11, 2024

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This month, book a stay at one of these worldwide properties dedicated to sustainability initiatives.

 

Fairmont

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Fairmont Pacific Rim

This luxury hotel in Vancouver, British Columbia, began its journey to eliminate single-use plastics in 2018 and it culminated in 2022. The property’s food and beverage outlets reduce food waste by utilizing fruit and vegetable trimmings to create cocktail syrups.

 

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InterContinental Khao Yai

Situated on about 46 acres in Thailand, these resort grounds boast more than 30,000 trees and five lakes. The resort partners with The Thai Elephant Research and Conservation Fund, allowing guests to participate in elephant conservation programs.

 

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Limelight Hotels

With resorts in Colorado and Idaho, this brand’s commitment to protecting the environment includes using bamboo key cards and water refill stations. Properties are 90 percent plastic free and its Snowmass, Colorado, and Ketchum, Idaho, properties are LEED Silver certified. The brand aims to achieve 100 percent clean power by 2030.

 

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Viceroy Bali

This independently owned Indonesian luxury resort harnesses solar energy and composting throughout the property. Guests may tour the on-site garden, which supplies ingredients to the property’s dining outlets. The culinary program employs a zero-waste method by repurposing items like fruit trimmings for use in dishes and cocktails.

 

Waves Cane Bay

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Waves Cane Bay

This boutique hotel in St. Croix utilizes rainwater cisterns to harvest water. Dine at the on-site seafood restaurant, AMA, which supports local sources and serves sustainable seafood. The resort also works closely with Virgin Islands Good Food Coalition on food education and support for the local community.

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