Beyond Green Welcomes Seven New Member Properties

Beyond Green has announced the addition of seven new member properties. Among these additions are the brand’s inaugural properties in Colombia and Zimbabwe, besides multiple new additions in Spain and India. With a portfolio now spanning 20 countries, Beyond Green, which operates under the stewardship of Preferred Travel Group, continues to expand, attracting hotels, lodges and resorts united by a shared commitment to sustainability.

Located in Asturias, Spain’s rugged northwest coast, Artiem Asturias is a luxury wellness retreat. From its guestrooms to its restaurant lounge, the property operates with sustainability at its core, prioritizing local and seasonal products, implementing an energy-saving “airplane mode” in guestrooms, utilizing photovoltaic panels to reduce energy consumption, and employing a sophisticated supply and carbon footprint control system.

The Leela Palace Udaipur in the Indian state of Rajasthan is located on the shores of Lake Pichola. It is the first hotel in India to introduce eco-friendly boats, reducing fuel consumption and emissions. The hotel has planted thousands of trees and conducts regular lake cleaning drives, collecting more than 800 pounds of waste each time. Emphasizing local sustainability, food supplies are sourced locally, with groceries also supporting Asha Dham Ashram, a rescue and rehabilitation center for the homeless.

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Travelers can indulge in the opulence of Rajasthani architecture at this hotel perched on the shores of Lake Pichola (The Leela Palace Udaipur)

Situated along the Zambezi River, minutes from the Victoria Falls, Zambezi Sands by Batoka Africa is the first black female-owned safari lodge in Africa and has 10 private Bedouin-style tents with river views. Offering proximity to wildlife, the camp provides gourmet meals, evening game walks and nature exploration against the backdrop of Safari-style accommodations. Actively involved in anti-poaching efforts and fire prevention, the camp employs local community members, contributing to economic growth through ecotourism and hospitality. Their flagship initiative, The Tesse Fund, is supported by 10 percent of guest revenue and further enables employees to develop projects benefiting their communities.

Set against the backdrop of the Colombian Caribbean on Baru Island, Hotel Las Islas invites guests to immerse themselves in the beaches and turquoise waters, just 45 minutes from Cartagena. The hotel has 65 bungalows, overlooking the sea and tropical forest. It has partnered with the Barú community and the National Natural Parks of Colombia to restore mangrove forests, resulting in the planting of over 2,000 trees. The hotel is also engaged in coral restoration, having planted 70,000 new corals with support from certified coral gardeners in the local community.

Other member properties include Dromoland Castle Hotel in Ireland’s County Clare, Mas Salagros EcoResort in Spain’s Barcelona and The Leela Palace Bengaluru in the Indian state of Karnataka.

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