Forward-thinking hotel network is launching booking and storytelling platforms that invite travelers to explore how to travel smoothly and travel well.
Committed to building a better, brighter future for people and the planet, Beyond Green officially launches as an organized guide for travelers looking for a more focused way to explore the world, with a global portfolio of 27 hotels, resorts, and lodges that exemplify sustainability in action. Debuting at the start of a new era of travel in which protecting nature, benefiting local communities and celebrating cultural diversity take center stage, this forward-thinking brand invites travelers to explore, plan and experience adventures that match their values of sustainable travel. and aspirations through a variety of intuitive tools and experiences. These include a brand new website ; dedicated storytelling via his social media accounts @StayBeyondGreen ; exclusive benefits through I Prefer Hotel Rewards ; and a limited-time traveler selection package.
At the heart of Beyond Green is the belief that traveling slowly and with purpose, with the goal of traveling well. More than ever, each of our individual travel choices is making a difference and, together with our exceptional member properties, we have designed Beyond Green to make it easier for travelers to enjoy incredible luxury vacations that also support important social and environmental changes for the future, said Lindsey Ueberroth, CEO of Beyond Green and its parent company, Preferred Hotel Group.
The world has shown an unwavering need to believe in travel, and this is our defining moment to inspire a smoother, gentler way to explore the planet together, where great guests meet great hosts.
The question is no longer whether we can transform travel based on the principles and practices of sustainable tourism into a powerful force to save nature, regenerate ecosystems and deliver tangible social and economic benefits to local people, while at the same time celebrating cultural diversity and inclusion around the world. This is happening now, as represented by the members of Beyond Green as well. Rather, the most important question is how can travelers help make sustainability the new standard in the world while having a great vacation? ? The answer is when we travel in a sustainable way – the Beyond Green way – we can make a positive impact right now in the places we visit.said Costas Christ, brand manager of Beyond Green and president of Beyond Green Travel, also a Preferred Hotel Group entity.
Digital resources for inspiration and information
Seasoned travelers looking for a more meaningful way to explore the world can now visit StayBeyondGreen.com to find thoughtful and essential resources and tools for booking truly sustainable luxury getaways from Belize to Bora Bora. The new website features highly curated visual content from each member property and the experiences they offer, as well as living stories about the world of sustainable travel through its Good Stories blog, where innovative content, tips and advice will be featured. constantly added. The brand also invites travelers to engage in daily dialogues on sustainable tourism, inspiring travel experiences and best practices for being informed global citizens on social media by following its recently launched Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn channels. and the #StayBeyondGreen and #TravelGently online conversations.
I prefer the benefits of Hotel Rewards members
Part of the Preferred Hotel Group family of brands, Beyond Green invites travelers to join I Prefer to access meaningful rewards at more than 650 participating properties around the world. In addition to enjoying standard I Prefer perks such as points for each qualifying stay and early check-in and late check-out privileges, I Prefer members who book stays at participating Beyond Green hotels, resorts and lodges benefit from access to exclusive bonus points. gain opportunities linked to participation in enrichment activities on site representative of the three pillars of sustainable tourism. Varying from property to property, these experiences range from an eco-tour in San Juan Capistrano at the Ranch in Laguna Beach in California to a Gobi Desert specialty conference at the Three Camel Lodge in Mongolia. I Prefer members with Elite status will also receive a Welcome Opportunity or Community Opportunity, in addition to earning an additional 50% bonus points with each qualifying stay.
Whether they’re looking to stay in their own country or satisfy the pent-up desire to dust off their passport and move to a new place, Beyond Green encourages travelers to seize the moment by taking advantage of a limited-time Journeyer’s Pick package, available at 15 participants. properties for bookings made before September 30, 2021 for travel through December 31, 2021. Offering the best available rate, a unique local experience or a meaningful souvenir exclusively available through this special offer, as well as 5,000 I Prefer bonus points, The Journeyer’s Pick package include highlights such as, but not limited to:
- a 1.5 hour private Shinrin Yoku forest therapy session at andBeyond Vira Vira
- a traditional dhow cruise at sunset with snacks and drinks on andBeyond Mnemba Island
- a guided walking tour of the Monastery of Panagia Spileotissa at Aristi Mountain Resort & Villas
- a wellness experience with a body scrub using organic ingredients at Borgo Pignano
- a Polynesian swing experience at the InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa
Where good hosts meet good guests
With plans for steady and thoughtful growth, Beyond Green is celebrating its official launch in collaboration with 27 inspiring properties that each take a unique and authentic approach to hospitality while representing the leadership of sustainable tourism through concrete and measurable efforts:
- Americas – andBeyond de Vira Vira (Pucón, Chile) ; Arenas Del Mar Beach Front and Rainforest Resort (Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica), Bentwood Inn (Jackson Hole, Wyoming, United States) ; Blancaneaux Lodge (Mountain Pine Ridge, Belize) ; Carneros Resort and Spa (Napa Valley, CA, USA), Cavallo Point (Sausalito, CA, USA) ; Islas Secas (Gulf of Chiriquí, Panama) ; Post Ranch Inn (Big Sur, CA, US) ; Ted Turner Reserves Vermejo (Raton, New Mexico, USA) ; The Ranch at Laguna Beach (Laguna Beach, California, USA) ; Turtle Inn (Placencia, Belize)
- Europe – Aristi Mountain Resort (Zagori, Greece) ; Ashford Castle (County Mayo, Ireland) ; Borgo Pignano (Tuscany, Italy)
- Africa – andBeyond of Bateleur camp (Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya) ; andBeyond from Mnemba Island (Zanzibar, Tanzania) ; andBeyond from Sossusvlei Desert Lodge (Namib Desert, Namibia) ; Bushmans Kloof (Western Cape, South Africa) ; Wilderness Safaris Bisate Lodge (Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda) ; Wilderness Safaris DumaTau Camp (Linyanti Wildlife Reserve, Botswana) ; Wilderness Safaris Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp (Kaokoveld, Namibia) ; Wilderness Safaris Linkwasha Camp (Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe) ; Wilderness Safaris Mombo Camp (Okavango Delta, Botswana) ; Xigera Safari Lodge (Okavango Delta, Botswana)
- Asia – InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa (Bora Bora, French Polynesia) ; Le Brando (Tetiaroa, French Polynesia) ; Three Camel Lodge (Gobi, Mongolia)
Travelers are encouraged to access more information about Beyond Green, its three key pillars of sustainable tourism and member properties, and to book authentic luxury travel experiences across the globe by visiting StayBeyondGreen.com.
About Beyond Green
Guided by a passion to embrace travel as a force for good, Beyond Green is a global portfolio of hotels, resorts and lodges that embody leadership in sustainability. To create a more focused way of exploring the world where good guests meet great hosts, Beyond Green has curated a unique portfolio of properties based on their commitment to upholding the three pillars of sustainable tourism: environmentally friendly practices that go beyond the basics ; protection of natural and cultural heritage ; and contribution to the social and economic well-being of local communities. To be considered a member of Beyond Green, a property is assessed against more than 50 sustainability indicators that meet global standards for sustainable tourism and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Owned and operated by Preferred Hotel Group – the family business that manages and operates other brands of hospitality including Preferred Hotels & Resorts, Historic Hotels of America and Historic Hotels Worldwide – Beyond Green ushers in a new way to experience true hospitality by the people for the planet.
About Preferred Hotel Group
Owned and operated by the Ueberroth family, Preferred Hotel Group is the parent company of Preferred Hotels & Resorts, Beyond Green, Historic Hotels of America, Historic Hotels Worldwide, PHG Consulting and Beyond Green Travel, representing more than 1,100 hotels, resorts and residences in 80 countries, in addition to a global portfolio of destinations such as Suzhou, China ; Guadalajara, Mexico ; and Uganda. With more than 200 seasoned travel professionals in 20 countries, the company connects independent hotels, hospitality companies, destinations and tourism offices to key markets around the world through a variety of branding services. , sales, integrated marketing, revenue management and full distribution. as well as other advisory services. Backed by its brand promise, Believe in Travel, the company stands for an unwavering belief in the transformative power of travel and its ability to enrich people’s lives and create greater tolerance.