With the continued and ever-increasing focus on the environment and the demand for sustainability around the world, green event and conference planning has become an established trend within the global tourism and convention industry. Conferences and events have a fundamental impact on the communities and the environment where they are hosted - some good, some bad. Whilst a boost to the local economy is welcomed, an influx of people can overwhelm local infrastructure or leave behind a significant amount of waste, environmental degradation, water and energy consumption, air pollution and habitat destruction to name a few.
After three years of construction, Hotel Verde Zanzibar - Azam Luxury Resort & Spa will host her first guests on 21 March 2018. The 106-roomed, five-star hotel was commissioned by owner and Zanzibar-born businessman, Mr Said Salim Awadh Bakhresa. This hotel will now fulfill his vision of becoming leaders in the green economy sector by building East Africa’s greenest hotel.
There’s nothing more relaxing than being on an island, enjoying the balmy weather while your kids build sandcastles. Make some unforgettable memories with your family and plan a trip to Zanzibar. We’ve put together a list of attractions and highlights of the beautiful Spice Island.
Zanzibar is one of the world’s greatest cultural gems, rich with history spanning thousands of years since the Later Stone Age. Popular for its picturesque beaches and abundant spices and architecture, the island offers many off-the-beaten-track activities to give you an authentic taste of this spectacular destination. Here are our top 10:
“We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.” – Native American proverb
In a world facing climate change and other environmental challenges as a result of human action, it is important for luxury hotels to initiate and implement a vision that ensures the provision of top-class accommodation and service while also minimising the impact the construction and operation they have on the environment. Welcome to the greenest hotel in Zanzibar!