Bahia Principe celebrated World Environment Day
With this action, the hotel chain joins the goal proposed by the UN, to dedicate the commemoration in 2018 to the fight against pollution generated by plastics
"No Pollution by Plastics" is the slogan by which, Bahia Principe Hotels & Resorts, the all-inclusive hotel chain with the largest presence in the Dominican Republic celebrated World Environment Day.
For this, two simultaneous acts were organized in Samaná. The first, called experts on issues of sustainability and environment, who gave lectures on the impact of the plastic ecosystem. These presentations were held at the hotel owned by the chain, Grand Bahia Principe Cayacoa, and counted with the collaboration of the Ministry of Tourism, the Provincial Tourist Cluster and other institutions.
The second act consisted of a day of collecting plastics in the entire area of the Malecón de Samaná, led by the renowned Dominican presenter, Jatnna Tavárez, which involved a large number of people committed to the cause, who collected more than 1,000 kilos of the material.
"Samaná, like La Romana, Punta Cana and the entire Dominican Republic, have been at the heart of the Piñero family for more than two decades with the firm promise of contributing to the economic and social growth of this beautiful nation," said the recognized communicator.
These acts are part of its Corporate Social Responsibility strategy, implemented with the purpose of reducing the environmental impact of its activities and contributing to the preservation of biodiversity in the destinations where the family group has a presence.
Jesús Durán, CEO of Grupo Piñero in the Dominican Republic and president of the Tourism Cluster of Samaná, said that "the preservation of the natural resources of each destination where a hotel property has been erected is an essential part of the corporate philosophy that mobilizes operations of the group".
Coinciding with the World Environment Day, Piñero Group, announces the results of its environmental policy registered between January and April, as well as the main measures implemented by the company in that area. In this sense, Grupo Piñero is committed to reducing the plastic waste generated in the companies that make it up, with the objective of eliminating single-use plastics with the 2020 horizon.