NEWS 27 March 2017
Green Key Global
Pine Bungalows Wins Green Key Environment Award of Excellence
OTTAWA, ON, FEBRUARY 22, 2017 — Green Key Global, a leading, international, GSTC Recognized, environmental lodging certification body, is pleased to announce Pine Bungalows as the 2016 Green Key Environment Award of Excellence Winner.
The Green Key Environment Award of Excellence recognizes lodging properties that have developed a culture towards integrating environmental management practices that improve everyday operations and the bottom line, while maintaining quality service and meeting guest expectations.
Nestled in the heart of Jasper National Park for the past 80 years Pine Bungalows is surrounded by a Spruce, Pine & Douglas Fir forest, located on the banks of the World Heritage Athabasca River where wildlife abounds. Pine Bungalows is recognized as one the Parks’ leaders in environmental stewardship and continually explores opportunities to trim its ‘waste’ line without reducing guests’ comfort and expectations. Responsibility to the environment, the community and economy in which the company operates is at the very heart of the business.
“We are thrilled to award Pine Bungalows with the 2016 Green Key Environment Award of Excellence,” said Susie Grynol, Managing Director, Green Key Global. “Pine Bungalows raises the bar in promoting and practicing environmental stewardship to staff and guests while implementing initiatives that contribute to the long-term sustainability of the property and its surroundings.”
The award was presented to Michal Wasuita, Owner and Operator, at the Hotel
Association of Canada’s Annual Conference on February 16, 2017.
About Green Key Global
Green Key Global is a leading, international, GSTC Recognized, environmental certification body whose suite of industry standard programs and resources has been designed specifically for the lodging and meetings industries. Our affordable programs, including the Green Key Eco-Rating and the Green Key Meetings Programs, help members leverage organizational CSR activities to support their property’s sustainable initiatives, improve overall fiscal performance and community relations.
Director, Marketing & Communications
Green Key Global/Hotel Association of Canada