Earth Day: Going Green for a Sustainable Future

Earth Day: Going Green for a Sustainable Future

April 22nd marks Earth Day 2023, an annual global event supporting environmental protection.

At PREM Group, we aim to place sustainability at the forefront of everything we do. We are committed to practicing and encouraging environmental best-practice to ensure the long-term sustainability of the tourism industry.


We are celebrating our recent accreditation with Green Tourism across our Irish and UK properties including PREMIER SUITES UK and Ireland (11 properties), Leopold Hotel Sheffield, Aspect Hotel Park West, Cahernane House Hotel, Osprey Hotel, The Hoban Hotel and Viking Hotel Waterford.

Green Tourism operate a globally recognised certification programme which audits the commitment of tourism businesses who are actively working to become more sustainable. Their environmental assessors give professional advice and guidance on areas such as:

  • Reducing energy use.
  • Saving water.
  • Efficient & eco-friendly waste disposal.
  • Ethical buying.
  • Staying local & seasonal.
  • Minimising food miles.
  • Promoting biodiversity.
  • Adopting a smart, sustainable outlook from top to bottom.


Properties in Continental Europe joined Green Key, a “leading standard for excellence in the field of environmental responsibility and sustainable operation within the tourism industry. This prestigious certificate represents a commitment by businesses that their premises adhere to the strict criteria set by the Foundation for Environmental Education. A Green Key assures guests that, by choosing to stay with a Green Key establishment, they are helping make a difference for the environment.”

We are delighted our properties including Leopold Hotel Oudenaarde, Hotel Indigo Antwerp, PREMIER SUITES PLUS Rotterdam, PREMIER SUITES PLUS Amsterdam, Holiday Inn Brussels-Schuman, Holiday Inn Express Mechelen City Centre.

The voluntary eco-label awarded for excellence in the field of environmental responsibility and sustainable operation within the tourism industry covers:

  • Staff Involvement.
  • Environmental Management.
  • Guest Information.
  • Water.
  • Energy.
  • Washing and Cleaning.
  • Waste.
  • Corporate and Social Responsibility.
  • Green Activities.

At our hotels and serviced apartments, we understand that by making positive choices our team and guests can all reduce our impact on the environment. We monitor and manage environmental performance in our operations through environmental risk assessments. We strive to improve and develop our sustainable activities. Follow our on-going journey here.


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