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Carnival Corporation Recognised for Environmental Excellence

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Three of Carnival’s brands, Carnival Cruise Line, Holland America Line and Princess Cruises, which regularly visit the Port of Seattle, were all praised for their environmental stewardship and programs that go above and beyond regulations and industry standards.

To read more about the awards on Ship Efficiency Review, click here. 

Green Cruise Ships Multiply, Help Save Planet

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Recent news from Carnival Corporation detailed new ships coming out that will be powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG), a first in the cruise industry. 

The Venetian and The Palazzo Exterior Horticulture Department Wins Green Star Award

The exterior horticulture department at The Venetian and The Palazzo received a Green Star Award from the Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS).
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The prestigious Green Star Award recognizes outstanding landscape design and construction. The PGMS is a nationally renowned leader within the landscape and grounds industry. The organization has been around since 1911 and is recognized as the leader in grounds management by publishing and promoting best practices guidelines for grounds managers.

8 EnviroThings You Don’t Have to Worry About in Vegas

At least if you’re staying at the swanky Las Vegas Sands properties
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I recently got a “back of house” tour of the huge Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) property on the Strip, thanks to Jenny Yu-Mattson, Executive Director of Global Sustainability. LVS hosts some 50,000 visitors per day (18 million per year!) in more than 15 million square feet of space at The Venetian, The Palazzo and meeting and convention space. According to Trade Show Executive, Sands Expo and The Venetian Congress Center comprise the fifth largest meeting venue in the country.

Carnival Corporation Sets a New Sustainability Standard in the Cruise Industry

Though the cruise industry at large has been criticised for its environmental impact, Carnival Corporation is at the forefront of a range of sustainability initiatives
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In the recent past, the cruise industry has received criticism regarding its environmental impact. Criticisms range from how it manages passenger waste to the amount of fumes produced by the massive engines needed to drive ships. However, though it does have its shortcomings, the industry has made tremendous strides in improving both its environmental and social sustainability impacts in recent years.

Carnival is Making a Commitment to Protect the Environment

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Arnold Donald gets serious when he talks about protecting the environment. After all, as CEO of Carnival Corporation, the world’s largest cruise ship company, his business depends on healthy oceans and clean beaches. “We do not want to not only ‘not do harm’, we actually want to make the environment better, especially marine environment,” Donald says, “because that’s the place we operate the most.”

Click here to read the full article on Fortune. 

Carnival Corporation to Expand the Fathom Experience to Additional Company Cruise Line Brands

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MIAMI, November 4, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world’s largest leisure travel company, announced Wednesday plans to expand its Fathom brand’s Dominican Republic social impact experiences to its other cruise line brands sailing to its Amber Cove port of call.

“Message In A Can” Awareness Campaign: Costa Cruises And Cial Consortium Donate Three Benches to Savona

Three benches made of recycled aluminum as a result of separate collection
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SAVONA, October 27 2016 /3BL Media/ - Three benches made of recycled aluminum have been positioned at Darsena, in front of the historic “Torretta” as a gift to the community of Savona. This is one of the results of the “Message in a can” initiative, which was launched earlier this year by CIAL (Aluminum Packaging Consortium), Municipality of Savona, Ata Spa (Savona Municipality Company for waste collection) and Costa Cruises, in order to promote and develop the collection and recycling of aluminum in the city.

Las Vegas Sands Recognized as World Leader for Corporate Climate Change

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LAS VEGAS, October 26, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS) has been identified as a global leader for its actions and strategies in response to climate change, and has been awarded a position for a third time on the Climate A List by CDP, the international not-for-profit that drives sustainable economies.

ARIA Resort and Casino Receives a 5 Key Rating With New GSTC Recognized Green Key Eco-Rating Program

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Originally published on TravelDailyNews.com

Green Key Global announced ARIA Resort and Casino, a Green Key Global member since 2010, has received a 5 Key rating with the new GSTC Recognized Green Key Eco-Rating Program. 

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