TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - January 12, 2015) - Royalton Luxury Resorts is pleased to announce that Royalton Punta Cana Resort & Casino has been awarded a Green Globe Certification. This is the second Royalton Luxury Resort to receive this distinction. Green Globe is the only international program to recognize companies within the travel industry demonstrating a long term commitment to incorporating sustainable practices throughout their day-to-day operations.

Green Globe CEO, Guido Bauer, commends the hotel for its active and ongoing contribution to sustainable tourism. "We congratulate Royalton Punta Cana on the recognition of their sustainability initiatives and offer our thanks for their commitment to preserving the environment for generations to come," said Bauer.

"Royalton Punta Cana went above and beyond the standard criteria to become a Green Globe certified hotel. Conservation programs the hotel has in place includes extensive recycling, utilizing solar energy, a dedicated on-site compost area, donating surplus food peels to local farmers, updating light bulbs to energy saving LED lights, using less paper and corresponding digitally, and more. The resort will continue to evolve and implement additional conservation programs throughout 2015 and beyond."

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About Royalton Luxury Resorts
Epitomizing sophisticated indulgence, Royalton Luxury Resorts offer All-In Luxury™ vacations in some of the world's most popular tropical destinations, including Jamaica, the Dominican Republic, Mexico and Cuba. Boasting an array of world-class all inclusive features including the premium, handcrafted DreamBed™, unlimited reservation-free luxury dining, 'round the clock concierge, 'All-In Connectivity' with complimentary WiFi, in room long distance calling, a Sports Event Guarantee, and more.

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