Liberty Travel Celebrates World Environment Day
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Liberty Travel Celebrates World Environment Day with Deals and Tips that Will Reduce Travelers’ Carbon Footprint
Montvale, NJ (May 14, 2019) — Liberty Travel, who has been helping leisure travelers book vacations of a lifetime for more than 67 years, celebrates World Environment Day by offering deals and tips that will help travelers reduce their carbon footprint. This Memorial Day, as vacationers kick off the Summer season and seek discounted rates for their next voyage, Liberty encourages them to take advantage of exclusive offers that could help preserve the planet and save travelers up to $400, when they book a green-friendly property. Travelers hoping to take advantage of these unbeatable, exclusive Memorial Day deals will need to book between May 24th and May 31st, and travel to their green-friendly property of choice before the end of the year.
Designated by the United Nations, World Environment Day falls on June 5th each year and encourages awareness and action for the protection of the environment. Here are Liberty Travel’s top picks for green-friendly properties in the Caribbean and Mexico.
Perfectly situated along Mexico's famed Riviera Maya, Zoëtry Paraiso de la Bonita combines seclusion and luxury with Endless Privileges®, holistic wellness, tranquility and romance. Offering magnificent ocean views, graciously appointed suites, gourmet dining, extravagant amenities, and personalized service, this resort has been recognized as AAA Five Diamond for 15 consecutive years.
Green Friendly Highlights: Zoëtry Paraiso de la Bonita is Rainforest Alliance Certified for meeting sustainable tourism requirements. The certification recognizes a business’ commitment to reducing its environmental impact. Some of the property’s many green initiatives include:
- Waste recycling program for glass paper, cardboard, PET, aluminum, etc.
- Compost elaboration program
- Lowering electric consumption at peak hours with the new emergency plant
- Local flora and fauna protection as well as awareness program for guests and staff
- Beach cleanup campaigns every 15 days
Set on a peninsula with over a mile of private beach leading into the waters of Montego Bay, Jamaica, Secrets Wild Orchid is a vibrant and fun, AAA Four Diamond resort; an island retreat complete with all the benefits of Unlimited-Luxury®.
Green Friendly Highlights: Secrets Wild Orchid is Rainforest Alliance Certified and has been recognized for its commitment to reducing the environmental impact within the resort and the surrounding community. Secrets Wild Orchid is also Travelife Gold Certified and is recognized by Travelife for its sustainable operational programs. Travelife is an international web-based certification system which allows accommodation providers to monitor and self-assess their sustainability performance. It has been developed by the travel industry for the travel industry to help improve travel businesses’ impact on the environment.
Nestled on the beach in Montego Bay, Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall is an all-inclusive Jamaican retreat that offers a Caribbean escape for the whole family. With a calendar full of activities and more than a dozen restaurants featuring international food and beverages, this stunning, fun-filled property is Green Global Certified. The Green Globe certification is a structured assessment of the sustainability performance of travel and tourism businesses and their supply chain partners.
Green-Friendly Highlights: The Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall, Jamaica has been awarded Green Globe Certification for two consecutive years for its commitment to carry out more than a dozen environmental initiatives, including:
- Reducing the use of plastic garbage bags in landscape department
- The Bee Hive project, to benefit local bee farmers
- Reducing the use of chlorine-based cleaning agents
- Using compostable drinking straws and cold cups made from corn
- A tree planting initiative undertaken by community footprints team with SOS children’s village.
For more information on these properties, or for more recommendations from Liberty Travel on additional green-friendly properties, please contact Alysa McKenna at + 1 201-977-1309 or via email at PR@LibertyTravel.com
About Liberty Travel
For 67 years, Liberty Travel has been a name synonymous with travel in America, providing personalized travel planning and insight into the newest travel trends and destinations. In 1951, Liberty Travel literally created the “one-price” vacation package by combining land and transportation to what were then some of the most popular vacation destinations, Florida and the Catskills. From a one-desk office in Times Square, to 125 stores in 14 states, the brand has continually evolved, now sending millions of travelers to all corners of the world on trips ranging from honeymoons to family getaways, romantic escapes to reunions, and everything in between. It is a blended agency, featuring actual locations for customers to visit, including flagship locations in New York City, Philadelphia, Los Angeles and Chicago, as well as an expansive online presence at www.LibertyTravel.com. For a second third consecutive year, Liberty Travel was named the United States’ Leading Travel Agency at the 24th Annual World Travel Awards.TM The brand prides itself on its people, possessing unmatched knowledge and passion, creating the perfect connection between people and place.
About Flight Centre Travel Group
After starting with one shop in the early 1980s, Flight Centre Travel Group (FCTG) (ASX:FLT), has enjoyed remarkable growth to become a $20 billion business consisting of more than 30 brands. One of the world's largest travel agency groups, it has company-owned operations in 23 countries and a corporate travel management network that spans more than 90 countries. FCTG was listed on the Australian Securities Exchange in 1995 (ASX: FLT). Flight Centre Travel Group employs more than 20,000 people globally and has a total of almost 2800 businesses.