Green Globe today announced certification of the Mövenpick Hotel The Hague – Voorburg. The hotel is situated in the historical centre of Voorburg, a four-minute train ride from The Hague City Centre in the west of the Netherlands on the North Sea.
Mövenpick Hotel The Hague – Voorburg General Manager Jean-Luc Baeriswyl said, “The Mövenpick Hotel The Hague – Voorburg is very proud with this achievement and grateful to the entire team who made it possible to receive this prestigious certificate. We are very happy to work on a sustainable future for the next generations.”
The hotel achieved 68 percent compliance of the Green Globe Standard, scoring in all fields – from implementing a sustainability management plan and social economic responsibility, to protecting cultural heritage and environmentally friendly practices.
Green Globe Certification CEO Guido Bauer said: “The Mövenpick Hotel in Voorburg is a great example of an effective team effort in implementing sustainable policies. It protects its local cultural sites and fosters responsible tourism by providing bikes to hotel guests and educating them about local heritage and sustainability management practices. We are extremely pleased to award the Mövenpick Hotel The Hague - Voorburg with the Green Globe Certificate.”
The origins of historical Voorburg go back to the Romans, who are believed to have established a civil settlement in the west of the Netherlands, what was to become the origins of the city. Hotel guests can enjoy historical art walks or excursions with experienced guides to 750-year-old Delft, or the cultural city of The Hague with its historic buildings, monuments, palaces, government buildings, and various museums. The Hague also is a bicycle-friendly city with its many cycle paths and beautiful and historic surroundings.