iviera Maya, Mexico - The eco-friendly Riviera Maya resort, Hacienda Tres Rios, will host a special Green Globe ceremony in August for Green Globe members and eight well-known travel bloggers.
Scheduled on August 12th, the ceremony will include an announcement by a representative of Green Globe regarding eco-friendly travel and the resort's sustainable tourism (http://www.haciendatresrios.com/riviera-maya/sustainable-tourism/) practices.
The eight travel bloggers-prominent in the Twitter (http://twitter.com/TresRiosResort) community-will attend the ceremony to hear the Green Globe announcement. The travel bloggers will also tour the resort, learn about its amenities, and participate in activities such as nature park tours, tequila tasting, and a Temazcal spa treatment.
The travel bloggers include: Kay Walten @LocoGringoCom, Craig Zabransky @StayAdventurous, Rachelle Lucas @Travelblggr, Chris Gray @CAroundtheworld, Matt Long @LandLopers, Janice Waugh @SoloTraveler, Jay Jordan with @GotSaga, and Cheri Lucas @Trazzler and @Trazzler_Mex.
At the forefront of sustainable tourism in Mexico, Hacienda Tres Rios Resort has been recognized nationally and internationally for its initiatives in environmental preservation (http://www.tres-rios.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=15§ionid=6).
The green Riviera Maya resort distinguishes itself by its success in combining luxury and sustainability.
Nestled within 326 acres of rainforests, mangroves, and coastal dunes, Hacienda Tres Rios is an eco-friendly resort built 9+ feet (2.8 meters) above sea level on stilts that allow for natural river flow. The resort was creatively designed to reduce electricity consumption from air-conditioning by 38% and from lighting by 70%. In addition to using 100% biodegradable products and recycling 100% of solid waste, the resort's custom-designed operating systems reduce water consumption by 40%. At the forefront of sustainable tourism development, Hacienda Tres Rios offers luxurious guest experiences while protecting the region's natural beauty and cultural heritage. For more information, visit http://www.haciendatresrios.com/
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