Chain properties reach clean energy production records
BAYAHIBE , La Romana, DR, December 3, 2020.- The Viva Wyndham Dominicus Beach hotel received the POSI Check (Prevention of the Spread of Infection or Prevention of the Spread of Infection) certification from the UK risk management certifier, Cristal International Standards (CIS) a world leader in health, safety, quality and risk control in the tourism sector.
The POSI Check certification guides hoteliers and restaurants in the effective management of the prevention of the spread of infections, through a sanitary control system of daily monitoring designed to prevent the transmission of COVID 19, and other communicable diseases.
Cristal International Standards, a leading global health, safety, quality and risk control company within the Intertek Group, which has focused on the travel, tourism and hospitality sectors. The POSI-Check audit is designed to formulate and monitor an effective response to communicable infections in hotels and restaurants around the world.
Ettore Colussi, president of Viva Resorts, said “we are satisfied to achieve this certification from Cristal Internacional, which demonstrates our commitment and that of our collaborators, to guarantee a safe environment for our guests’ vacations”.
More sustainable hotels
The Viva Wyndham Resorts hotel chain managed to surpass three million kilowatts of solar energy in three of its properties in the Dominican Republic, significantly reducing the emission of greenhouse gases that contribute to global warming, an important milestone in its strategy of having increasingly sustainable properties to preserve the environment and the natural resources of its surroundings.
As of October 31, the hotels “Viva Wyndham V Samaná”, located in Playa Cosón, Las Terrenas, “Viva Wyndham V Heavens” in Playa Dorada and the “Viva Wyndham Dominicus Beach” located in Bayahíbe have reached a record production of three million 33 1,550 with 79 kilowatts of clean energy.
The hotel group explained that as of November 1, according to the report from Soventix, the company that installed the plant located in the three hotels, the use of the photovoltaic system has prevented the emission of 1,993 kilotonnes of CO 2 to date .
The “Viva Wyndham Dominicus Beach” hotel is the first in the country to use natural gas for kitchens, furnaces and laundry dryers, as a way to reduce CO2 emissions to the environment.
About Viva Wyndham Resorts
Viva Resorts has 33 years of experience in the development, management and commercialization of hotel products in the Caribbean, with a presence in the Dominican Republic, Mexico and the Bahamas.
Viva Wyndham Resorts has been recognized with various certifications and international awards for its social and environmental commitment and contributions to the development of the tourism sector, such as the first Blue Flag certification of the American Continent, Cristal Plaque, TripAdvisor, Green Globe, Check Safety First and the certification ISO 9001: 2008. For more information visit www.vivaresorts.com .