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  • 1. 12) Environment friendly guest supplies and stationery in Ecotel. 14) Facts file of Ecotel in India.
  • 2. 15) Facts file and overview of The Five-Globe & Five star Five-Globe hotels in the world. 16) Scoring Criteria for hotels in Five-Globe Certification. 17) Benefits of ECOTEL Membership.
  • 3. >> ECOTEL® was developed by HVS (Hospitality Valuation Services) in association with the Rocky Mountain Institute, USA with the help of engineering and hospitality experts. >> Conceptualized in 1994 by HVS - the world’s leading consulting and services organization focused on the hotel, restaurant, shared ownership, gaming, and leisure industries.
  • 4. >> ECOTEL program, initially headed out of HVS’s New York office, was very well received when it started and more than 30 hotels in the USA, South America and Japan became members. Over time, the program shifted its base to India where it has seen steady growth. >> In 1994 when the New York Vista Hotel re-opened as the world's first Ecotel certified hotel after the bombing of the World Trade Center. >> Since then over 1100 hotels, resorts and inns have applied (but not qualified) for the certification. >> Currently, there are only 34 Ecotel hotels in the world, out of which only 3 are 5-star hotels with the 5-globe certification.
  • 5. >> ECOTEL's mission is "to enable hotels to achieve a strategic and economic advantage through environment-friendly operations, systems and processes while positively impacting their local communities.” >> ECOTEL aims to do this through its certification and training workshops, which empower hotel communities. >> Vision-ECOTEL assists hotels in setting standards in environmental best practices, which in turn helps them cut back on operating costs and increases their overall competitiveness.
  • 6. I PLEDGE TO PROTECT AND ENHANCE THE ENVIRONMENT INCLUDING ALL ITS RESOURCES BY ENCOURAGING AND IMPLEMENTING THE CONCEPT OF REDUCE, REUSE AND RECYCLE. I WILL MANAGE MY SHARE OF RESOURCES WITH MAXIMUM EFFICIENY. I PLEDGE TO FORM EDUCATED OPINION AND TO MAKE RESPONSIBLE CHOICES. I PLEDGE TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE.
  • 7. Ecotel certification
  • 8. 1) Concept Hospitality Pvt. Ltd. has entered into a MOU with HVS Eco Services (the certifying agency for environmentally sensitive hotels) to facilitate growth of Ecotels in Asia and particularly India. 2) Ecotel is the `Hallmark of Environmentally Sensitive Hotels'. 3) Concept Hospitality Pvt. Ltd operationalizes the certification and markets the brand. 4) All Ecotel certified hotels must pass a detailed inspection and satisfy stringent criteria set by environmental experts.
  • 9. Ecotel’s Site & Design Consideration
  • 10. The Ecotel Certification is based on five areas of environmentalism, each of which is designated by a Globe award. These five areas are referred to as the ‘cornerstones of environmental responsibility’ or simply as ‘Globes’. These Globes are:  1) Energy Conservation  2) Water Conservation  3) Solid Waste Management  4) Employee Environmental Education  5) Environmental Commitment
  • 11. Evaluates how involved the employees are in the efforts of the hotel to contribute towards the environment.  The hotel should have training modules in place for employees at all levels to familiarize them with the eco-friendly initiatives of the hotel.  A hotel’s community awareness and outreach effort is a good barometer of its environmental commitment. And the success of these efforts is driven by employees’ belief in their hotel’s environmental programme. 
  • 12. ENERGY CONSERVATION
  • 13. SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
  • 14. 1) The hotel/ resort/ inn must demonstrate the existence of a formalized commitment towards the preservation and enhancement of the natural environment. 2) It must, through all operations, activities and written statements, communicate its commitment to the environment. For e.g. the mission statement of the hotel/ resort must mention its environmental dedication. 3) Additionally, every hotel should have a green team headed by a member of the top management ensuring that all departments are working in consonance with the hotel’s mission of environmental responsibility.
  • 15. WATER CONSERVATION
  • 16. 1) Segregation of wet & dry garbage should be adopted for recycling, reusing, and recovering waste. 2) Provide recycle baskets for newspaper, glass, white paper, cardboard, plastic etc. in guestrooms- make recycling as easy as possible.
  • 17. Environment friendly guest supplies and stationery 1) All guest supplies- soaps, shampoos, and foaming bath liquids should be biodegradable. 2) Buy guest products that contain recycled materials. 3) Replace paper hand-towels with air dryers in restrooms. 4) For guest stationary, use recycled paper product.etc…..
  • 18. 1) Water from laundry can be treated & used for watering plants. 2)Linen should be made up of organically grown produce. 3) Biodegradable detergents should be used. 4) Employees should switch off lights and fans etc that are not in use. 5)Use non-toxic cleaners, sanitizers, paints, pesticides and so on throughout the hotel.
  • 19.       1) The Orchid, Mumbai, 2) The Quilon Beach, Kerala, 3) Ceebros Raintree, Chennai, 4) Hotel Gautam, Mahabaleshwar, 5) Hotel Laguna, Lonavla and 6) The Fern, Jaipur, Ahmedabad
  • 20. 1. Miraval, Arizona (this was the first certified five-globe Ecotel in the world) 2. Hilton Tokyo Bay, Japan 3. The Benjamin, USA 4. Arco Iris, Costa Rica 5. Lapo Rios,Costa Rica
  • 21. 1. Hilton Tokyo Bay, Japan 2. The Benjamin, USA etc..
  • 22. –  An Ecotel Hotel in Mumbai is Asia's first certified ecofriendly five-star hotel. This 372- room hotel is strategically located adjacent to the domestic airport making it a convenient place for the business traveler to stay. 
  • 23. The Lagoona Resort Hotel in Lonavala, your exclusive paradise in Lonavala!!!! Located within a 10 minutes drive from the Lonavala Railway Station and the Mumbai Pune Express way.
  • 24. 1) The Raintree Hotels in the city center of Chennai, India are South India’s first eco-sensitive hotels committed to providing trained staff and innovative, eco-conscious accommodations and services. 2) The Raintree strives to conserve natural resources and raise awareness of the importance of environmental responsibility, while simultaneously redefining the meaning of eco-friendly travel.
  • 25. An Ecotel hotel (Three star Hotel) in Mahabaleshwar. Eco-Sensitive Accommodation facility.
  • 26. The inspection for each globe involves three levels of criteria and scoringPrimary,  Secondary and  Tertiary. 
  • 27. 1)Hotels applying for certification must satisfy the primary criterion before an inspection is scheduled. 2)Once it is evident that all the primary criterion have been satisfied, inspections – unannounced as well as guided by the hotel staff - are conducted throughout the lodging facility. 3)Each functional area of the hotel (i.e. main restaurant kitchen, banquet kitchen, kitchen, front desk and office area, executive office areas, etc.) is inspected and scored individually.
  • 28. 4) If any department scores below that level, but above a minimum threshold, the tertiary criterion can boost that department's score so that the hotel becomes eligible for the certification. 5) The tertiary criterion is simply described as a bonus system. 6) The hotel receives bonus points for environmental programs discovered in operation (Tertiary Criteria) e.g. ‘green button’ in The Orchid, New Delhi (This program helps in energy conservation).
  • 29. 7) Hotels that are awarded one or more globes qualify as Ecotel certified hotels for a period of two years, but have to agree to re-inspections (announced and unannounced) at any time during that period. 8) If the hotel falls short of achieving the certified status, the Hospitality Valuation Services (HVS) International inspection team prepares an action plan to help the management make the necessary changes and prepare for re-inspection.
  • 30. 1) Improves/ Increases exposure in the market place. 2) Higher staff morale. 3) Better control of operating expenses. 4) The Ecotel collection of hotels caters to a variety of groups including traditional ecotourists, discerning business travelers etc.
  • 31. It is a very worthy step from the hospitality industry towards our environment, earth and health. It has various positive points for our society as well.