Thanks to this policy and our commitment with the environment and the community, we have worked in the implementation of a sustainability criteria and now Hotel Plaza Colón holds Preferred by NatureTM certification for meeting the requirements of its GSTC Recognized Sustainable Tourism Standard for Accommodations.
Our Sustainable Practices
Employing local tradesmen
All of our staff are Nicaraguan. The carpenters, electricians, plumbers and workmen hired to do specific jobs are also part of the Granadino community.
Taking care of nature and air
Our Staff planted over 500 hardwood trees in 2016 order to create a forest that reduces the carbon footprint that can produce the hotel.
Focus on buying all local products
The product used for our breakfasts is all bought locally and fresh.
All of the plastic, glass, paper, cardboard and aluminum is recycled.
Reduce environmental impact
ll our amenities (soap, shampoo etc.) are biodegradable products.
Water & electricity conservation
We monitor our water and energy consumption and along executing the conservation programs internally.
We integrate our guests
We involve our guest through our linen (both towels and sheets) reuse program in all guest rooms.
We have changed all our internal and external lighting devices to a Led lighting system.
We have changed our air conditioning units into Inverter units with environmentally friendly refrigerant.
We always care
Our operation staff works in the preventive maintenance of toilets, faucets, filters, and all the hotel equipment.
We also support the local nursing home and the orphan girls home of La Alegria.