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Responsible business hotel in Puerto Varas

Hotels play an important role in the travel and tourism industry, which contributes to the economic development of local communities around the world. We have a responsibility to the people and the physical environment of those communities—a responsibility to see that the community is not hurt by our presence but is enhanced by it, both economically and socially.

At Radisson Hotel Puerto Varas, we achieve this goal by going about our business in a responsible manner. At Radisson, Responsible Business is centered on three important areas:

  • Taking responsibility for diversity, inclusion, and the health, safety and security of our employees and guests
  • Showing leadership in social and ethical responsibility issues within the company as well as in the community
  • Reducing our negative impact on the environment

Radisson has a rich history of Responsible Business practices, offering a strong foundation as we continue to build on that history. Ultimately, we strive to serve the common good through our commitment to social responsibility.

World Childhood Foundation
Radisson is proud to support the World Childhood Foundation, which is committed to defending the rights of the child and securing better living conditions for children and young women at risk all over the world.

Radisson has signed and is committed to upholding The Code of Conduct to Protect Children Against Sexual Exploitation in Travel and Tourism, aka "The Code." Through this international set of guidelines, supported by ECPAT, travel and tourism companies have pledged to help end commercial sex trade of children. 

United Nations Global Compact
Radisson was one of the first global hospitality companies to sign the United Nations Global Compact, the largest corporate responsibility initiative in the world.

General hotel initiatives (including third-party certifications)

  • Partner with the sixth fire company in Puerto Varas to assist in the implementation of the company's barracks
  • Support the Gerda Heim Minte Nursing Home Puerto Varas


  • Recycling towels in the rooms
  • Using all biodegradable cleaning products

Conference and meeting services

  • Energy-saving, geothermal heating and air-conditioning
  • Paper, cardboard and newspaper recycling
  • Low illumination consumption

Food and beverage

  • Recycling items such as glass, paper and cardboard
  • Offering healthy menu choices in the restaurant and banquet menu book
  • Working with regional and organic products

Engineering and maintenance

  • Geothermal heating and air-conditioning
  • Energy-saving appliances in hotel rooms
  • Thermo sound panels to protect and maintain the ambient temperature in the rooms
  • Water-saving system


  • Acquisition of national, organic and recyclable products
  • Relationship with environmentally responsible suppliers 

Human resources

  • Emergency safety plans for customers and employees in cases of natural disaster
  • Health insurance for employees
  • Healthy snacks for employees
  • Providing uniforms for employees according to the area in which they work

Sales department

  • Paper recycling


  • Paper recycling