Thursday, June 11, 2015

TripAdvisor Names Five Riviera Nayarit Hotels To Its GreenLeaders Program


Another 14 local hotels receive the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence thanks to traveler reviews.


Your Eco-Friendly Stay Starts Here.

If you’re looking for an environmentally friendly destination for your eco-conscious luxury clients you can now point them in the direction of the Riviera Nayarit with added confidence, thanks to TripAdvisor’s newest #green accolade program, aptly named GreenLeaders.

Riviera Nayarit’s GreenLeaders Program Hotels

We are proud to announce the five properties that have recently received this recognition:

· Hard Rock Hotel – Platinum Level
· Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit – Gold Level
· Royal Decameron Complex – Gold Level
· Hotelito Los Sueños – Silver Level
· Dreams Villamagna – Bronze Level

These resorts embody the eco-friendly hospitality practices that are at the core of the Riviera Nayarit’s tourism offering and all of these hotels offer at least 10% commission to agents.

What is the GreenLeaders Program?

The TripAdvisor GreenLeaders Program showcases properties committed to green practices like recycling; local and organic food; proper land, air and water management and other environmentally friendly actions. All potential GreenLeader properties must apply for the program. If accepted, they achieve one of four statuses: Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum. The higher the status, the greater the impact of a property’s green practices.

Each GreenLeader will have a badge on their TripAdvisor page that takes guests to the list of things they are doing to protect the environment. Guests are welcome to leave their thoughts on the hotel’s environmentally friendly practices on their TripAdvisor reviews.


14 Hotels Receive The Coveted “Certificate of Excellence”

The traditional Certificate of Excellence is the best possible indicator of traveler satisfaction, as the guests and their reviews are what determine who receives it. In 2015 there were a total of 14 hotels in the Riviera Nayarit awarded with this distinction by their guests.

Hard Rock Hotel              Occidental Grand                     The Grand Luxxe          The Grand Bliss
Riu Palace Pacífico         Villa del Palmar Flamingos       Grand Palladium            Hotel Cinco
Iberostar Playa Mita         La Tranquila                              Playa Escondida           Haramara Retreat 
Hotelito Los Sueños         Decameron Los Cocos

The Riviera Nayarit: Tourism With A Green Heart

The conservation of the destination’s natural bounty is at the heart of everything we do, and these new accolades are proof positive that our efforts are bearing fruit. The Riviera Nayarit already leads the way in Mexico with 10 Certified Clean Beaches plus a Blue Flag certification and is striving to achieve even more for the coming year, as well as being currently entered into the EarthCheck program.


Do you know the Riviera Nayarit? The CVB hosts Travel Agent FAM trips for agents to experience the destination for themselves and better sell this unique Mexican coastal destination to their clients. If you’re interested in participating in one of these (very fun!) trips, please contact our Promotion & Sales Manager: Pamela Zepeda | pzepeda@rivieranayarit.com.

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