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Memories Resorts

December 23, 2014 14:36 ET

Memories Resorts Receive Green Globe Certifications

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - December 23, 2014) - Memories Resorts & Spa is pleased to announce that Memories Grand Bahama Beach & Casino Resort and Memories Splash Punta Cana have been awarded Green Globe Certifications. Green Globe is the only international program to recognize companies within the travel industry demonstrating long term commitment to incorporating sustainable practices throughout their day-to-day operations.

Established in 1993, the Green Globe organization adheres to ISO 19011 guidelines and employs independent auditors to ensure their rigorous criteria, comprising over 330 compliance indicators, is met. Both Memories Grand Bahama and Memories Splash Punta Cana surpassed the criteria to become a Green Globe certified hotel. Conservation programs the resorts had in place included extensive recycling, utilizing solar energy, a dedicated on-site compost area, donating surplus food peels to local farmers, updating light bulbs to energy saving LED lights, using less paper and corresponding digitally, and more. Both properties will continue to evolve and implement additional conservation programs.

Green Globe CEO, Guido Bauer, commends the hotels for their active and ongoing contribution to sustainable tourism. "We applaud Memories Grand Bahama and Memories Splash Punta Cana for their commitment to making positive contributions to the local community and the planet," said Bauer.

For bookings and reservations, please visit www.memoriesresorts.com or contact your travel agent.

About Memories Resorts and Spa
Memories Resorts & Spa welcome guests to "Celebrate the Moments" with family and loved ones in lush tropical settings across the Bahamas, Cuba and the Dominican Republic. The all-inclusive properties provide top-notch facilities and amenities, laid-back 'toes in the sand' elegance with personalized service and spacious accommodations to suit the needs of each traveler. With world-class à la carte dining, premium drinks, and day-to-evening entertainment, couples and newlyweds enjoy Memories Resorts & Spa as the ultimate romantic hideaway to create unforgettable memories. Families and youthful travelers will delight in the plentiful Kids Club offerings, including encounters with their favorite cartoon characters such as Toopy and Binoo™ and the Berenstain Bears®. www.memoriesresorts.com

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