These local hotels have all had the green light for being green!
- Jurys Inn Belfast – Gold
Jury’s were the first hotel group in the UK to be awarded Gold by Green Tourism, and they have invested £300,000 in sustainable technologies since 2009.
- Radisson Blu Hotel Belfast – Silver
Radisson Hotels have a implemented a number of energy efficiency, carbon off-setting and water saving efforts in all their hotels and strive to have their achievements be fully transparent and credible.
- Galgorm Spa & Golf Resort – Silver
Galgorm recognises that they have an environmental responsibility and are committed to working towards a sustainable future, aiming to become one of the environmentally friendly hotels in Northern Ireland.
- Clayton Hotel Belfast – Bronze
Clayton knows that as a large business the little things make a huge difference. Their environmental impact team has a sole purpose of designing and implementing new innovative ideas to ensure they are as environmentally friendly as possible.
Living Green is Maldron Hotels & Partners environmental movement which inspires care for the environment as a “way of life” throughout their hotels for their teams and their guests.
- Strangford Arms Hotel – Bronze
- WWT Castle Espie – Gold
Castle Espie is an exemplar of habitat restoration, sustainable design and green tourism. One of ten safe, accessible wetland centres in the UK and the only one in Northern Ireland, Castle Espie is run by a conservation charity, WWT.
- Ards Arts Centre – Bronze
At Ards Arts Centre, older lighting has been replaced by modern LEDs and whenever upgrades are made in this Grade A listed building sustainability is in the forefront of decision making. Paper and plastics usage are continually reducing.
- Ark Open Farm – Bronze
This family run business, is committed to education and awareness of nature, wildlife, the environment and farming. Up to half of visits are from schools, with hands on active learning encouraged.
Fish City – Silver
Fish City have received multiple awards for their sustainability efforts and are committed to sourcing sustainable seafood. All of their cod and haddock have been certified by the Marine Stewardship Council and other species of fish, are responsibly sourced from sustainable waters.