CROSSROADS Maldives, the first and only multi-island integrated leisure destination in the Indian Ocean, has recently achieved the internationally recognized Green Globe™ Certification (GGC).
This certification highlights the resort’s strong commitment to sustainability and environmental responsibility, making it an excellent example of a luxury destination that cares for the planet.
Owned and developed by Singha Estate Public Company Limited and S Hotels & Resorts Public Company Limited, CROSSROADS Maldives boasts three award-winning resorts, including the Hard Rock Hotel Maldives, SAii Lagoon Maldives, Curio Collection by Hilton, and the soon-to-be-opened SO/ Maldives.
Additionally, it features The Marina @CROSSROADS, a luxurious yacht marina, lifestyle area, and culinary hub.
Green Globe™ Certification is widely considered the highest benchmark in the tourism and hospitality industry worldwide.
It acknowledges that the destination has implemented the best environmental practices that meet the highest sustainability standards.
CROSSROADS Maldives has succeeded in integrating socially responsible, sustainable, and eco-friendly processes throughout its daily operations.
Comprehensive Environment Policy
CROSSROADS Maldives’ comprehensive Environment Policy is centred on four key pillars: Sustainable Management, Social & Economic Development, Environmental Practices, and Cultural Heritage.
The strategies in each of these areas are carefully designed to conserve the Maldives‘ national resources and preserve the local way of life.
The resort’s two flagship facilities, the Maldives Discovery Centre and the Marine Discovery Centre, play a crucial role in driving CROSSROADS Maldives’ social and environmental efforts.
The Maldives Discovery Centre provides visitors with in-depth information about the Maldives’ culture, people, history, unique environment and climate struggles.
The facility is staffed by knowledgeable, experienced guides and equipped with interactive displays.
On the other hand, the Marine Discovery Centre is a pioneering conservation hub that aims to highlight environmental issues and showcase the destination’s phenomenal beauty.
It features a marine biology laboratory and coral nursery, and regular initiatives include fish identification, coral propagation, and more.
Dirk De Cuyper, CEO of S Hotels & Resorts, emphasizes the importance of integrating sustainable development and the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), particularly marine biodiversity (SDG 14: Life Below Water), into their business operations.
S Hotels & Resorts is a subsidiary of Singha Estate, a company that prioritizes sustainable development in all aspects of its business.
At CROSSROADS Maldives, every aspect of the resort’s operation is monitored to ensure it enhances the guest experience without impacting the environment.
Achieving the Green Globe™ Certification is a testament to the resort’s success in implementing sustainable tourism practices that protect and preserve the Maldives’ natural beauty.
The Maldives is an exceptional destination, and CROSSROADS Maldives has succeeded in becoming a guardian of the islands by providing an unforgettable luxury experience that respects the environment and the community.
The resort’s commitment to sustainability is evident in its Green Globe™ Certification, the 2022 TTM Awards for Best MICE Destination, and the South Asia Travel Awards for Leading Yacht Marina Hotel/Resort.
CROSSROADS Maldives is a remarkable destination that offers guests a luxurious experience while also prioritizing sustainability and environmental responsibility.
The resort’s comprehensive Environment Policy and flagship facilities, the Maldives Discovery Centre and Marine Discovery Centre, play a crucial role in driving the resort’s social and environmental efforts.
The Green Globe™ Certification is a significant milestone in CROSSROADS Maldives’ commitment to sustainable tourism practices, and it sets an example for the hospitality industry worldwide.
The resort’s success in implementing socially responsible, sustainable, and eco-friendly practices while enhancing the guest experience is truly inspiring.
As guardians of the Maldives’ natural beauty.