S Hotels & Resorts PCL, the hospitality arm of Singha Estate PCL, is proud to announce that four of its properties have been awarded the prestigious Green GlobeTM Certification, the world’s leading accreditation status for sustainable tourism and hospitality.
Santiburi Koh Samui, SAii Laguna Phuket, SAii Phi Phi Island Village, and CROSSROADS Maldives have all been recognized for their commitment to sustainable operations, protecting the environment, and empowering communities.
Green GlobeTM Certification is recognized by the Global Sustainable Tourism Council and is an affiliate member of the UN World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO).
S Hotels & Resorts’ commitment to sustainable operations and environmental protection has been reaffirmed through this certification.
S Hotels & Resorts’ global strategy is aligned with Singha Estate’s vision of sustainable development.
The company is committed to promoting balanced diversity and sustainable growth worldwide, in harmony with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
S Hotels & Resorts aims to achieve nine key SDGs, including “Zero Hunger,” “Clean Water & Sanitation,” “Affordable & Clean Energy,” “Decent Work & Economic Growth,” “Sustainable Cities & Communities,” “Responsible Consumption & Production,” “Climate Action,” “Life Below Water,” and “Partnerships for the Goals.”
Santiburi Koh Samui: An Icon of Authentic Thai Culture
Located on Samui’s quiet north shore, Santiburi Koh Samui is a haven of natural tranquillity.
The resort, which integrates many SDGs, including “Clean Water & Sanitation,” “Climate Action,” and “Life Below Water,” has successfully achieved its sustainability goals by enhancing biodiversity and promoting cultural heritage.
The resort is home to approximately 200 species of fauna, including many birds, insects, and reptiles.
Santiburi Koh Samui is now planning to launch a series of nature trails to allow guests to learn about the local wildlife.
Community engagement is another major factor, and the resort has implemented a wide range of projects to support local people.
SAii Phi Phi Island Village: A Tropical Island Paradise
SAii Phi Phi Island Village, set in 70 acres of coconut groves with an 800-metre-long beach, is a tropical island paradise.
The resort has set a target of zero marine debris and recently signed agreements with the local community for mangrove conservation, which will enable ecotourism and generate a source of sustainable income for villagers living near the hotel.
The resort has also implemented procedures to recycle up to 95% of food waste from its restaurants.
SAii Laguna Phuket: Perfectly Positioned for Relaxation
SAii Laguna Phuket, perfectly positioned between languid lagoons and the shimmering sea on Phuket’s sunset coast, has a wide range of activities for all ages, including non-motorised water sports, tennis courts, an archery range, a fitness centre, and spectacular swimming pools with water slides.
The resort has abolished single-use plastic, and a water treatment system and bottling station provide up to 700 bottles of fresh water daily. The hotel has also implemented procedures to recycle up to 95% of food waste from its restaurants.
CROSSROADS Maldives: The Indian Ocean’s First and Only Multi-Island, Integrated Leisure Destination
CROSSROADS Maldives is dedicated to educating guests about the region’s environmental challenges and preserving the marine ecosystem with projects such as coral propagation.
The Maldives Discovery Centre showcases the arts and crafts that have shaped the archipelago’s distinct cultural identity and gives the local community the chance to promote their authentic handicrafts.
Reinforcing the Commitment to Sustainable Operations
S Hotels & Resorts’ commitment to sustainable operations and environmental protection is at the forefront of its operations.
By achieving Green GlobeTM Certification, the company has demonstrated its unwavering dedication to responsible tourism and sustainable growth.
The company believes that sustainable development is essential for the preservation of our planet for future generations.
The Green GlobeTM Certification awarded to Santiburi Koh Samui, SAii Laguna Phuket, SAii Phi Phi Island Village, and CROSSROADS Maldives is a testament to S Hotels & Resorts’ commitment to sustainable operations and environmental protection.
By integrating sustainability into every aspect of its operations, the company is promoting balanced diversity and sustainable growth worldwide, in harmony with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.
S Hotels & Resorts aims to achieve its vision of “Sustainable Diversity” by empowering communities, protecting the environment, and operating sustainably in all its destinations.