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Have a “green” vacation at our Radisson hotel

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 de Playa Foundation, 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 disabled and those who are at risk of social vulnerability. 

Housekeeping:
  • 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
  • Management of color-coded gray, green and blue bags
  • 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 and 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
  • Management of color-coded gray, green and blue bags

Food and beverage:

  • Adjustable lighting system for energy consumption management
  • Management of 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 and 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
  • Contributions 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 Fundación Juan Felipe Gomez Escobar for teenage mothers and their children