One of the leading MICE providers in Slovenia, Sava Hotels & Resorts received a “Slovenian Green” certificate for Hotel Savica, their accommodation at Bled, the Alpine meeting pearl destination in the middle of the Alps.
Slovenian Tourist Organisation (STO) awarded Hotel Savica, managed by Sava Hotels & Resorts with the “Slovenian Green” certificate at the “Slovenia Green Day”, a day devoted to sustainable tourism. At the official event on Monday, 12th June 2017, the Slovenian Tourist Organisation (STO) and Eva Štravs Podlogar, a state secretary at the Ministry of Economic Development and Technology awarded new Slovenian destinations with Slovenia Green certificates.
The certificate emphasizes the importance of green tourism and the development of Slovenian sustainable tourism.
Hotel Savica which received the “Green Certificate” is a venue, perfectly accompanying main Bled’s conference Hotel Golf nearby, offering additional accommodation possibilities in case of bigger events (altogether comprising of 104 rooms).
Green meetings in Bled
Sava Hotels & Resorts being the leading hotelier in Bled with their 9 diverse accommodations in Bled, GH Toplice Hotel Golf, Hotel Park, Hotel Savica, Hotel Jadran, Hotel Trst, Camping Bled and Gozdne vile Glamping recognize the “green” strategy and they are committed to environmentally friendly initiatives. Each year they recycle more than half of the waste generated and the consumption of energy generating products and water decreases by the year.
They claim that when choosing Bled for your meeting it means you are choosing a green meeting, which sends a clear message to your partners that your dedication to excellence includes social responsibility. Sava Hotels Bled also favors Slovenian providers and the products developed by themselves. Therefore, for the purposes of environmental protection and raising awareness among hotel guests, their products include virtually carbon neutral natural water and a line of products branded as “Zeleni za jutri” (Green for tomorrow).
Bled – an Alpine pearl for meetings
Lake Bled is a popular tourist destination for leisure and business guests who enjoy the wonders of nature – like the unique Bled island on an Alpine lake surrounded by mountains with views of the majestic castle. Bled is a city renowned for its wealth of pure drinking water and thermal spa water and has shown its commitment to environmentally friendly initiatives by moving towards the Zero Waste concept.
Slovenia – Green. Active. Healthy.
Over one-third of Slovenia is included in the Natura 2000 network and the country is the third most forested country in Europe and according to the amount of river water per inhabitant, among the water-richest countries in Europe. Slovenia carefully preserves its natural richness, which is a feature of all Slovenian regions. In September 2016, Slovenia has become the world’s first country to be declared a green destination, based on an assessment by the Netherlands-based organization Green Destinations which established 96%-compliance across 100 criteria.