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Male’, Maldives, 13th March 2024 – Angsana Velavaru, an all-inclusive premium resort nestled in the virtually untouched South Nilandhe Atoll of the Maldives, has achieved a remarkable feat by attaining’s Travel Sustainable Level 3+. This prestigious recognition places Angsana Velavaru among the top-tier resorts in the Maldives committed to sustainability, out of over 175 resorts in the region. Only 25 resorts have reached this distinguished level, showcasing Angsana Velavaru’s strong dedication to responsible and mindful travel practices.

This accomplishment reflects the increasing preference among conscious travelers who seek destinations aligned with sustainable values. Guests choosing Angsana Velavaru are actively supporting responsible tourism, showcasing their commitment to environmental conservation and ethical travel choices.

Mindful Holiday Rooted in Sustainability

At Angsana Velavaru, sustainability is deeply ingrained in the resort’s ethos, making a mindful holiday synonymous with a commitment to environmental stewardship. The resort meticulously employs eco-friendly practices to ensure guests enjoy an immersive experience while respecting and preserving the pristine natural surroundings of the Maldives.

The resort’s steadfast dedication to sustainable practices is exemplified by its EarthCheck Gold Certification, a recognition maintained for an impressive eight consecutive years. This certification underscores Angsana Velavaru’s adherence to the highest global standards of environmental responsibility and sustainable tourism.

As part of the Banyan Group, sustainability is not merely a buzzword for Angsana Velavaru but an integral part of the broader philosophy of the Banyan Group. The group’s overarching ethos, “Embracing the Environment, Empowering People,” signifies a profound commitment to caring for associates, protecting the environment, and uplifting local communities. The group’s three core pillars of sustainability – “Our Environment, Our Community, Our Responsibility” – guide its initiatives, including raising awareness, advocating responsible travel and tourism, and driving positive change within the hospitality industry.

Angsana Velavaru’s Best Practices

Angsana Velavaru upholds its commitment to sustainability through a series of best practices, including:

– Elimination of Single-Use Plastic Bottles

– Installation of Solar Panels

– Implementation of Food Compost Machine

– Rainwater Harvesting

– Saltwater Chlorination Project

– SustainLinen: The Story of Tote Bag with a Purpose

Preserving the Marine Ecosystem

Angsana Velavaru extends its commitment to sustainability to the marine environment through regular Marine Talks and House Reef Cleanups. These initiatives demonstrate the resort’s dedication to preserving the reefs and their inhabitants by removing debris, litter, and invasive predators like the Crown of Thorns Starfish.

On calm days, the Marine Centre invites guests to actively participate in coral planting at no extra cost. This hands-on experience allows guests to contribute directly to the restoration and preservation of the delicate coral ecosystems surrounding the resort.

Guests can now indulge in a holiday experience that not only captivates the senses but also contributes to a more sustainable and responsible future.

Join Angsana Velavaru in embracing sustainability and contributing to a more resilient and harmonious future. Discover more about sustainability at Angsana on their website.

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