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Wyndham Rolls Out Sustainable Initiatives

President and managing director, International Operations, Wyndham Destinations, Barry Robinson, leads the charge to place a sustainable lens across every touchpoint of a Club Wyndham South Pacific resort stay.
21 Oct 2021 11:00
Wyndham Rolls Out Sustainable Initiatives
Wyndham Resort Denarau, Nadi.

Club Wyndham South Pacific has rolled out its sustainable initiatives, which includes the ban of balloons at events on its properties.

Twenty-three of its resorts across Australia, New Zealand and Fiji will implement the initiatives.

The initiatives are expected to enhance guest and club members’ stay.

 

President and managing director, International Operations, Wyndham Destinations, Barry Robinson, leads the charge to place a sustainable lens across every touchpoint of a Club Wyndham South Pacific resort stay.

Wyndham Destinations Asia Pacific has accomplished the following green initiatives across its Club Wyndham, Ramada by Wyndham and Wyndham branded resorts:

  • sustainable bamboo cards replace plastic hotel room keys.
  • elimination of the majori­ty of plastic and paper collat­eral, with a digital in-room experience.
  • 81 per cent reduction on paper consumption at corpo­rate offices with employees encouraged to go paperless.
  • replacement of plastic biros at resorts and corpo­rate offices with sustainable wheat straw pens.
  • removal of plastic pack­aging on orders of USBs and biros.
  • bulk amenities in 100 per cent recycled containers will soon replace small single-use amenity bottles for soap, shampoo, conditioner, in guest rooms and club apart­ments.
  • usage of bio cutlery and packaging across food and beverage outlets.
  • implementation of ener­gy-efficient lighting across the resort network.
  • replacement of plastic straws with eco-friendly straws across the resort port­folio.
  • holding of litter ‘clean up’ events annually across the network.
  • composting at multiple re­sorts and corporate canteen.
  • establishing vegetable and herb gardens at multiple resorts.
  • no balloons used at events or celebrations across the re­sort portfolio.
  • e-signature technology for a paperless contracting process.
  • monthly monitoring, re­cording, and optimising of energy and water.
  • furniture recycling pro­gramme with every resort refurbishment.
  • grey water harvesting and irrigation at Club Wyndham Seven Mile Beach, Tasma­nia.
  • replacement of petrol buggies with e-carts at Ram­ada by Wyndham Phillip Is­land.
  • use of free-range eggs at resorts in Australia, New Zealand and Fiji.
  • sustainably sourced sup­pliers.
  • an in-room video will soon educate guests and club members on sustainable travel.

 

Club Wyndham South Pacific owners have access to 52 resorts across Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Hawaii, Indonesia, Thailand, Japan and Europe.

 

Feedback: maraia.vula@fijisun.com.fj



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