Earth Needs Your Help. Be an #OzoneHero – World Ozone Day

September 16 is the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer  (World Ozone Day ), an important day for everyone because the ozone layer protects our planet from the harmful rays of the

For this reason, we have to find methods to help us preserve this important element of our planet.

At the Barcelona Princess Hotel and Hotel Negresco Princess we take the environment and sustainability very seriously, and for this reason we participate in different green actions to minimize the emission of gases that can contaminate the ozone layer.

Hotel Barcelona Princess

Hotel Barcelona Princess

We have #OzoneHeroe beacuse thanks to the control over the facilities by all our staff of the Hotel Barcelona Princess and a rational use by our guests, the electricity consumption per person in 2016 was reduced by 14% with respect by 2015.

This means that it has ceased to emit 164 tons of CO2 into the atmosphere. This carbon dioxide saving is equivalent to the photosynthesis of a forest of 8,238 trees during a year.

#OzoneHeroe campaign - Word Ozone Day

#OzoneHeroe campaign – Word Ozone Day

Be an Ozone Heroe and discover your superpower with the campaign for the World Ozone Day that celebrates the 30th anniversary of the Montreal Protocol.

Earth Needs Your Help!

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See our #Tourism17 challenge for International Year of Sustainable Tourism.

Our chef participates in the cheese fair Montanejos

On the Next 7th and 8th of October, our chef, Pedro Montolio, will participate in the Feria del Queso Artesano Montanejos a cheese fair of the agri-food sector that will be held in Valencia, where the best cheese masters will meet.

Pedro chef Barcelona Princess

Pedro chef Barcelona Princess

The fair is organized by the Association of Manufacturers of Cheese of the Valencian Community, and some lactic companies will participate in it too.

During the cheese fair it will be possible to taste the best flavors, and more than 10.000 tasting are expected along with showccokings with the best chefs.

This year our awarded chef, Pedro Montolio, offers a live showcooking in which the spectators can see directly how a professional of the kitchen works, with the cheese as protagonist.

Original Web - Feria Quesos Montanejos - Twitter

Original Web – Feria Quesos Montanejos – Twitter

Through this contest, many cheese creators with delicious flavors will have the opportunity to make a first sample of their products and in this sense; the Chef of the Hotel Barcelona Princess will participate as a jury. This is the reason why it is an event of great importance in which you can discover new lactic products that can surprise anyone.

Montanejos Artisan Cheese Fair

Sunday October 8 – 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM – Showcooking (Scenario B)

Live cooking with Pedro Montolio – Chef of the Hotel Barcelona Princess.

http://www.feriaquesomontanejos.com/programa-2/

In the Hotel Barcelona Princess we bet for the challenge #Tourism17

This 2017 the tourism takes a big turn in its operations, since it undertakes to carry out actions that contribute to have responsible and sustainable tourism through the #Tourism17 campaign.

#Tourism17 Challenge - Our dear guest Joao

#Tourism17 Challenge – Our dear guest Joao

We are in the International Year of Sustainable Tourism and the organisation that has provided 2017 with this important commitment is the United Nations General Assembly.
The area of sustainability is of great importance for the Hotel Barcelona Princess, and for this reason we have a project that involves this important theme, the “360 Princess & you Sustainable“, which promotes actions that help to develop actions of sustainability, corporate responsibility, and environmental development.

This past July 5 the hotel has joined this fight on the World Environment Day to promote and improve the mentality of protecting the world, and the Director of this Hotel in Barcelona, Santiago Hernandez was the first to accept the challenge # Tourism17. (Watch video). And not only that, in order to promote this campaign, he challenged the Hotel Negresco Princess so that they will also tour. (Watch video)

This time is JOAO (@jgordicho in Instagram), an esteemed client of the Hotel Barcelona Princess, who joins the # Tourism17 challenge. Joao is from Portugal, he likes gastronomy, enjoys life and visits our terrace frequently but also likes to travel and do it responsibly.
This is why Joao, as an eco-friendly traveler, accepts this green challenge and turns 17 times to promote the implementation of the ONU 17 objectives of sustainable development in tourism.

And you? Do you accept the challenge? Join the # Tourism17 campaign and share it with us.

Hotel Negresco Princess also accepts the #Tourism17 challenge

The director of the Hotel Barcelona Princess accepted the #Tourism17 challenge and span 17 times for a tourism that protects at high risk of social exclusion and this sustainable Hotel challenged the Negresco Princess to join this challenge. (See video)

The #Tourism17 campaign is an initiative to to raise awareness about responsible and sustainable tourism during the 2017; year in which the the United Nations General Assembly has named 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development to promote sustainability as a new development model.

#Tourism17

#Tourism17

In the Hotel Negresco Princess, we want to make aware to our team and all our clients to join us and to promote the sustainability, for this reason we accept without any doubt, the challenge of our colleagues from Hotel Barcelona Princess.

And the first one to accept the green challenge #Tourism17 and spin around his axis is the Director of this Hotel in the centre of Barcelona.

Jairo Mayolas wants to do the #Tourism17 challenge to promote Barcelona as inclusive, safe and sustainable city.

Spin with us and join us!

 

Let’s Clean Up Europe in Barcelona

More than 50 workers from different hotels in Barcelona, including Hotel Barcelona Princess and Negresco Princess and organizations like Barcelona Forum District, Fundació Trinijove and Gremi d’Hoteles de Barcelona take part on Friday 12 may of the garbage collection campaign Let ‘s Clean Up Europe in the Natural Parc Serra de Collserola.

Let’s Clean Up Europe Barcelona

Let’s Clean Up Europe Barcelona

The Let ‘s Clean Up Europe is an activity which is included in the European Week for Waste Reduction (EWWR).

The volunteers from six hotels (#Hotelscompromesos) collected a total of 336 kg of bulky residues after cleaning the area of Parc Natural de la Serra de Collserola located  in Can Caralleu. These residues were classified and separated to make a selective collection.

Let’s Clean Up Europe Barcelona

Let’s Clean Up Europe Barcelona

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