Published on : Tuesday, November 5, 2013
Radisson Blu, one of the world’s leading upper upscale hotel brands announce a special recognition of its exceptional meetings and events program called Experience Meetings by the Green Meetings Industry Council. As an industry first, Experience Meetings are recognized for innovation and thought leadership in sustainable meeting support solutions in the hospitality industry.
GMIC seeks to transform the global meetings industry through sustainability. The international organization champions the implementation of sustainability practices globally and provides advocacy, education, resources, industry research and recognition of industry leadership.
Inge Huijbrechts, Vice President, Responsible Business at The Rezidor Hotel Group comments: “At ‘Blu’, we have been green since 1989, becoming the first hotel company in Europe, Middle East & Africa, to have a comprehensive environmental policy in place. With Experience Meetings, we cover all aspects of a sustainable event. The official recognition by Green Meetings Industry Council shows that Radisson Blu Hotels & Resorts take sustainability very seriously.
Our aim is to provide a truly memorable experience to our guests, and put Responsible Business on the forefront of everything – business or pleasure.”“This is the start of a long term partnership with Carlson Rezidor and Radisson Blu Experience Meetings in particular. The demand for Green Meetings is on the rise with an increasing number ofplanners and corporates applying Sustainable Event practices. Partnerships like this demonstrate best practices and offer new meetings concepts globally”, added Paul Salinger, Acting President Board of Directors of GMIC and Vice President Marketing, Oracle.
Source:-Rezidor Hotel Group