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Choose a “green” vacation at our Radisson hotel

General Hotel Initiatives
At Radisson Cartagena Ocean Pavillion Hotel, we are committed to responsible business by contributing to and benefiting our community and the environment, and our employees are an essential part of our responsible business practices.

We strive to be close to our community by providing support and constant monitoring. Our hotel's commitment in Cartagena also includes sponsoring the Uvita Foundation Playa, which works with children suffering from difficult nutritional and socioeconomic circumstances, and for social inclusion and equal opportunities for the inhabitants of Cartagena—especially the population at risk of social vulnerability or the disabled.

  • Donations to Playa Uvita and community mothers in the area
  • Classification of ordinary waste
  • Staff trained in environmental awareness
  • Energy savings by turning off lights
  • Manage color-coded gray, green and blue bags from the source
  • Contribution to the environment in linen and towels handling
  • Daylight saving devices in rooms
  • Printing on naturally recycled leaves
  • Biodegradable products used in rooms, common areas and laundry
  • Gardening work with organic fertilizers
  • Use of biodegradable laundry bags
Conference & meeting services
  • Temperatures set according to hall dimensions for maintaining a pleasant climate and contributing to energy conservation
  • Lights in rooms and audiovisual equipment off when not in use
  • Printing on naturally recycled leaves
  • Napkins instead of paper towels in use
  • Manage color-coded gray, green and blue bags
Food & beverage
  • Adjustable lighting system for energy consumption management
  • Manage color-coded gray, green and blue bags
  • Printing on naturally recycled leaves
  • Use of napkins instead of paper towels
  • Lights in kitchens off when not in use
  • Separation of organic and inorganic waste according to color code
  • Separation of fats and oils in every kitchen and re-packaged for removal
  • Control of waste separation
Engineering & maintenance & purchasing
  • Energy-saving air conditioners, regulating the temperature and reducing the functioning of central air conditioners
  • Waste recycling of cardboard, glass, office paper and other materials
  • Water saving campaign in different areas of the hotel, featuring water-saving nozzles, faucets and sinks
  • Energy saving in the use of lights
  • Motion sensors to help conserve energy
  • Gauging of hot water temperature
  • Printing on naturally recycled leaves
Human resources
  • Healthy menus for employees
  • Staff enjoys food daily
  • Development of the Radisson Green campaign for the environment
  • Contribute to the campaign of turning off unnecessary lights
  • Health screenings for staff
  • Sponsor/host blood donations
  • First aid training for employees and accompanying guests
  • Printing on naturally recycled leaves
  • Support of the Fundacion Juan Felipe Gomez Escobar for teenage mothers and householders in production workshops