Green Globe Certification CEO Mr. Guido Bauer said: “We welcome Ms. Valdes Canales to our global team of sustainable travel and tourism auditors. Ms. Valdes Canales has professional experience in the hotel sector, and has had first-hand experience completing Green Globe audits from the client side.
“At the end of 2011, Ms. Valdes Canales completed Green Globe Auditor Training and, combined with her professional experience, she offers a tremendous range of skills including the ability to complete verification work in four languages, Spanish, Portuguese, French, and English.”
Green Globe accredited auditors provide independent on-site verification for all sustainability certification requirements. Green Globe is the only global travel and tourism sustainability certification program that verifies its members’ achievements through third-party auditors, which include the world’s most respected tourism and environmental consultancies and professionals.
Mr. Nick Main, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited Global Leader Sustainability and Climate Change Services said: “Green Globe is one of the most widely known certification programs for sustainable management and operations in the travel industry worldwide.
“The new accreditation should help to advance Deloitte member firms’ standing as sustainability service providers in industry segments such as tourism and leisure.”
Green Globe certifies resorts, congress centers, cruise ships, and other tourism businesses in countries around the world and includes well-known hotel and resort brands Barcelo, Club Med, Hilton, Iberostar, Mövenpick, Radisson, Sheraton, and Wyndham. Green Globe auditors cover 83 countries and provide local knowledge and experience to ensure compliance to this internationally-recognized sustainability program.