Certificado de Sustentabilidade da Biosphere, Alentejo Marmoris Hotel & Spa

Aware of the importance of maintaining a sustainable tourism development, and assuming the principles specifically adopted in the World Charter on Sustainable Tourism, Alentejo Màrmoris Hotel & SPA is committed to the sustainable management of its activities, by adopting commitments aimed at preventing , eliminate or reduce the impact of our facilities and activities, both internal and external, as well as optimize the sustainability of the establishment by improving its behavior towards the environment.


            To this end, Alentejo Marmòris Hotel & SPA has adopted the following responsible tourism policy, in which it undertakes to comply with the requirements established in the Biosphere Hotel framework, which includes, among other things, the legal requirements that regulate the effects generated by tourist activity.


            We therefore compromise to motivate and train our employees with training and awareness-raising on the principles of Responsible Tourism, promoting good environmental practices and participating in external activities, and informing both internally and externally about environmental advances and actions from the company.


            We also compromise to fight sexual exploitation, or any other form of exploitation and commercial harassment, in particular of children, adolescents, women and minorities. We have also included a commitment to adopt accessibility measures for people with disabilities (sensory, physical, intellectual and psychic).


            One of our main goals is to improve sustainable management, assuming the commitments of continuous improvement in all spheres of sustainability: social, economic and environmental, as well as customer satisfaction. In order to achieve this goal, the future projects of extensions of the facilities or activities will be submitted to the criteria of sustainability and efficiency regarding the use of the resources.


            This Responsible Tourism Policy will be updated whenever circumstances require, adopting and publishing in both cases new sustainability objectives.


Vila Viçosa, November 20, 2018


(General manager)