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SustainableTourist Accommodation - French Riviera

 


Le Negresco  *****
Many green activities and events have taken place to outline the Ecolabel certification and all the green actions. An organic waste dehydrator has been installed in the basement of the hotel. All the light bulbs have been replaced by LED bulbs, generating large electricity saving, around 80 000 euros per year. 
“The Ecolabel has created a new mindset in my hotel. All the staff was mobilized, trained, and the customer is sensitive to environmental concerns. I have noticed it again in New York, earlier this year, during business trip.” Pierre Bord, Manager.

Best practices in sustainable development:
  •  Organic waste dehydrator has reduced as much as 90% of the production   of wet and organic waste.
  • A Green cocktail event along   with a green team has been created to highlight the hotel’s sustainability.
  • An Olive tree has been planted in front of the hotel as a symbol of an eco-friendly environment.


Westminster  ****
Located in the heart of Nice, on the Promenade des Anglais , Hôtel Westminster features a private beach and seafront terrace decorated in a Belle Époque style Guarded by two stone lions, originally from the Les Cariatides villa, the Hotel Westminster almost doubles as a museum, and can now recount more than a century and a half of Riviera history.
 
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Splendid Hotel & Spa ****  
Environmental action taken by the hotel and its team is serious and thoughtful : 15 years of solar panels to heat the pool and panoramic energy savers in all rooms were installed. Investment over the last 3 months was approximately 20,000 euros, including the purchase of more than 1,500 LED bulbs and implementation of sorting; this approach has led to a strong group involvement , it has in fact established a dedicated working team : the environment committee. The panoramic restaurant, EssenCiel’s menu is being redesigned to focus suggestions on organic and local products. The host of Splendid Hotel & Spa have also listened carefully to match their expectations with the all actions achieved”

Best practices in environmental sustainability:
  • On going inquiries   and opened suggestions for more local and bio products for the hotel’s   restaurant.
  • Historically the oldest solar panel used to heat the pool
  • An “Environment committee” has been created in honor of the hotel’s   dedication towards a sustainable environment.

 
Camping Côté Mer ***
Total of 81 campsites, Located in Cannes bay, between the massif Esterel and the Le Tanneron. The three star camping offers a wide choice of rentals for tents, caravan or motorhomes, chalet, studios apartments, a mobile home or even a wooden eco-built lodge.

Best practices in sustainable development:
 
  • Accomplishment of certificat "Environment Mobile home O’Hara" in 2013.
  • Follwing eco-friendly principles, the wooden Eco-built homes are made with 95% of recyclable materials.
  • A 75% reduction in water consumption has been noticed since 2005
 
 


Villa Patricia **
Small charming hotel villa of 10 rooms, located in Villefranche. A personal welcome awaits guests to the comfort of feeling at home. Guests can also enjoy peaceful and relaxing walks to the beach or in the shaded garden and terrace in complete serenity.
 
Best practices in sustainable development:
  • Undertakes natural method of decomposing all organic materials in compost.
  • Partnership with EDF to strictly monitor the hotel’s energy consumption.
     

     
    Cannes Jeunesse 
    Cannes International Youth Visitors' Centre is located on Sainte-Marguerite island, directly on Genoese fort historic monument. It is in association with Cannes Jeunesse, a public nonprofit association created for educational principles in sports, scientific, cultural and outdoor activities for children from 6 to 12 years old. The topics are offered to classes up to are compliant and complementary programs of National Education in various levels of education.

    Best practices in environmental sustainability:
     
  • Environmental raising awareness campaign to all children staying on   the island
  • Certified as a “Eco-Loisir” Center and member of Ethic Etap association