Green Globe Certification Awarded to Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort

Green Globe Certification Awarded to Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort

Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa has achieved the prestigious Green Globe Certification, which recognizes organizations that exhibit unwavering commitment to environmental stewardship, social responsibility, and sustainable operational practices. The resort scored an impressive 86% in the comprehensive sustainability assessment, excelling in evaluating its sustainability performance across four major pillars – Sustainable Management, Social and Economic, Cultural Heritage, and Environmental Conservation. This evaluation was supported by over 380 compliance indicators.

As the first Marriott Bonvoy portfolio of resorts in the Maldives to receive this distinguished accolade, Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa celebrates its recent 50th anniversary and its unwavering commitment to environmental and social responsibility. This achievement underscores the resort’s continuous efforts to shape a sustainable future for the travel and tourism industry in the Maldives.

Nestled on the natural island of Furanafushi in North Male Atoll, Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa implements a range of comprehensive sustainability initiatives, including the coral propagation program, aimed at restoring reef habitats and producing new coral colonies. The resort has planted over 567 coral frames and 17 massive structures of coral pyramids structures, significantly expanding the conservation site and attracting a diverse marine life and megafauna such as Blacktip Reef Sharks, Nurse Sharks, and Stingrays.

The resort’s sustainable practices reach new heights with innovative initiatives, notably the cutting-edge Biogas plant in its waste management system, which transforms organic kitchen waste into valuable resource biogas for cooking, minimizing environmental impact and pioneering sustainable technologies in the hospitality sector. The resort also established an innovative water bottling plant using reverse osmosis technology to purify seawater, eliminating the need for water transportation from the mainland, and saving 375,000 plastic bottles annually.

Deeply invested in community engagement, the resort fosters meaningful partnerships with K’Huraa school and hosts the ‘Maldivian Journey’ every Friday, featuring local culture celebrations and immersive activities. The resort’s associates dress up in Feyli or Maldivian sarongs, adding to the authenticity and reinforcing the resort’s dedication to preserving the country’s rich cultural heritage.

Marriott International is committed to fostering a positive and sustainable impact wherever they do business. Through its comprehensive sustainability initiatives, Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa reflects the principles set forth by Marriott International and invites its guests to join them on a journey towards responsible travel, promising an unforgettable experience that not only indulges the senses but also contributes to a greener and more sustainable planet.

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