What are sustainable hotels?
Who does not know the little signs in hotels with notes like “We are a sustainable hotel. Therefore, for the sake of the environment, we ask you to use towels several times. ”Or the breakfast corner with 10% organic content and the promise that you have bought regional products for guests - without clearly showing where the food actually comes from and which route it takes have behind you.
Is that enough to qualify as a sustainable hotel? In our opinion not. Because only those who think outside the box and constantly strive for higher can offer their guests a holistic, sustainable experience in the hotel.
We don't just want to talk, we also want to live this philosophy.
We are firmly convinced of the feasibility of our project, as it primarily makes a contribution to the environment (in the broader sense). With the programs Cause we care and Swisstainable the Hotel Metropol Basel is committed to the continuous optimization of measures relating to sustainability. Read on to find out what we are already doing.
Our social commitment:
Our commitment to the environment:
Global certificate? - We are on our way...
Together with the hotel management school Vattel, we are developing further measures for the sustainability of our hotels and are trying to conclude them with a global certificate. The aim of Manz Privacy Hotels is to have this process completed by the end of 2022.
Energy city of Basel
The "Cités de l'énergie" (energy cities) were launched in 2001 by the SuisseEnergie program with a view to creating a "platform for an intelligent energy policy". They promote the use of renewable energies, environmentally compatible mobility and sustainable use of resources. Basel is one of 313 energy cities in Switzerland.
European Energy Award Gold
The City of Basel was awarded the European Energy Award®Gold label for its commitment to a sustainable energy future. This label is awarded to the best "students" of the Swiss label "Cités de l'Energie". These cities have implemented at least 75% of the plan to which they have committed.