Bansko, Bulgaria, 2022-Jun-05 — /Travel PR News/ — In an important milestone, Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko has achieved Certified Silver status through EarthCheck, the world’s leading business advisory group specialising in sustainability and destination management for the travel and tourism industry.
Hotels participating in EarthCheck Certified actively monitor and report their environmental and social impact from their operations, including indicators such as energy and water consumption, carbon footprint, waste generation, community engagement and much more. Using a science-based approach, each of the hotels aims to increase efficiencies, maximise the guest experience and minimise its environmental footprint. Economic concerns addressed in the EarthCheck Certified programme include employment conditions, support for the local economy, use of fair-trade goods and services and recognition of the seasonality of revenue streams – all contributing to the economic and social health of the region.
The very environmental values and cultural assets that attract visitors to destinations need to be protected and responsibly managed. The tourism industry and its operators are key to creating this change. Mr Stewart Moore, CEO and Founder of EarthCheck, shares, “I would like to congratulate the whole team at Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko on their achievement. They are a valued member of a global group of tourism operators who dare to make a difference.” By working with EarthCheck, Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko has joined other companies in the industry who are taking meaningful steps towards resolving some of the very real issues that face the planet.
About Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko:
Being the only ski-in and ski-out hotel in the area, Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko is located in the very heart of the most popular and vibrant winter resort in the Balkans – Bansko, right across from the Gondola lift station, which gives access to 75 km of ski runs groomed at a high international level, suitable for all skiers, from complete beginners to advanced ones. The luxury hotel is the only international branded winter resort in this part of the Balkans and is open year-round. It features 157 Alpine-style rooms, including 26 suites and an exclusive Presidential Suite, fully renovated Kempinski The Spa with brand new and unique thermal facilities, four conference rooms and eight restaurants and bars with spectacular views of the majestic Pirin Mountains. Graced with European flair, the hotel grants the ultimate Kempinski ski, gourmet and spa experience.
Created in 1897, Kempinski Hotels is Europe’s oldest luxury hotel group. Kempinski’s rich heritage of impeccable personal service and superb hospitality is complemented by the exclusivity and individuality of its properties. Kempinski now manages a portfolio of 78 five-star hotels and residences in 34 countries and continues to add new properties in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and the Americas. Each one reflects the strength and success of the Kempinski brand without losing sight of its heritage. The portfolio comprises historic landmark properties, award-winning urban lifestyle hotels, outstanding resorts and prestigious residences. Each one is imbued with the quality guests have come to expect from Kempinski while embracing the cultural traditions of its location. Kempinski is a founding member of the Global Hotel Alliance (GHA), the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel brands.
PR and Marketing Manager
Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko
96, Pirin Street
2770 Bansko, Bulgaria
Tel. +359 749 88568
M +359 889 920030
Source: Kempinski Hotel