Ahau actively promotes sustainable development in an effort towards ending poverty through job creation in the hospitality and tourism industries.

We encourages the employment of locals from diverse backgrounds, and supports local green activities or initiatives related to education & health.It offers local entrepreneurs the possibility to develop businesses, thereby helping to benefit the local community and to reduce poverty.

Ahau Tulum works to raise awareness and support for human rights and equality, regardless of age, race, gender, religion, or socio-economic status.

Our Hotel actively supports the employment and empowerment of women and local minorities in all positions, aiming at strengthening their involvement in society and their workplace. As an important aspect we engage in the development and implementation of their Corporate Social Responsibility which encompasses these issues.

Ahau Tulum supports innovation within the areas of environmental management and awareness raising. It promotes inclusiveness and engagement of staff, guests and suppliers in working with sustainability at the establishments and in the surrounding community, while good practices are promoted through Green Key’s media for the inspiration of other businesses.

Green Key actively promotes sustainable infrastructure within the areas of building and operation of its establishments, as well as the use of sustainable transportation.

As climate change is the biggest challenge of our time, one of the main pillars in Ahau Tulum is lowering environmental footprint. This is done by requesting the participating establishments to practise a more sustainable management of their resources.

Climate change education and training are core elements in Ahau, enabling staff, guests and suppliers to develop a true understanding and be able to make active choices in the fight against climate change.The promotion of eco-certified and renewable energy sources and sustainable transportation (including cycling) are concrete examples of how the Ahau’s politics support this development. Moreover, Green Key encourages its establishments to monitor their carbon emissions, make an effort to reduce it and offset the remaining carbon.

Ahau Tulum involves cooperation and partnerships between multiple stakeholders from the public, private and NGO sectors at the various levels.

At the local level, between staff within the establishment and guests, suppliers and the surrounding community, and at the national and international level between NGOs, corporate partners, authorities and other partners concerned with sustainable tourism. Partnerships between these actors are crucial in ensuring that they are fully committed to work towards the realisation of the Sustainable Development Goals.

Ahau encourages the use of food products that are organic, eco-labelled, fair trade labelled and/or locally produced. Also encourages to actively work on initiatives supporting reduction of food waste.

These initiatives encourage sustainable development, benefit local agriculture, stimulate the local economy, and ultimately, make a positive impact on ending poverty and hunger.

We encourages the employment of locals from diverse backgrounds, and supports local green activities or initiatives related to education & health.It offers local entrepreneurs the possibility to develop businesses, thereby helping to benefit the local community and to reduce poverty.

In the context of sustainable management and lowering the environmental footprint, Ahau Tulum promotes water saving initiatives and innovative solutions to reduce water consumption.

All Ahau establishment monitor water consumption and incorporate water saving standards, and have proper sanitation and wastewater treatment facilities in place. Furthermore, Ahau Tulum is commitment to use water and release wastewater without creating a significantly negative impact on the environment and nearby local communities. Sharing of best practice examples of actions and technology is also a central part of participating in Green Key.

Green Key’s criteria are formulated to allow establishments of differing size, resource, and global location to be eligible to participate in the programme.

Through Green Key, establishments in developing countries are encouraged to play an active part in the global economy.In addition, the Green Key criteria support the reduction of inequality at the local level through hiring of local staff, access for people with special needs and through active engagement in local community development.

Ahau Tulum supports the protection of aquatic resources and the aquatic environment through the sustainable use of water and awareness raising around this subject.

Ahau’s Restaurant avoid the use of products related to endangered fish and seafood species, we encouraged not to display and sell endangered aquatic plant and animal species and products within their premises. At the many Green Key establishments located near aquatic or coastal areas, guests are encouraged to use environmentally friendly and well-managed beaches, marinas and boating tourism operators participating in the Blue Flag program.

En nuestro objetivo de convertirnos en los mejores de turismo sustentable, puede tomar un momento para decirnos lo que estamos haciendo bien o mal, llenando la siguiente encuesta.Tus respuestas y sugerencias marcarán la diferencia.

1.- ¿Separaste la basura en el bote de reciclado designado en tu habitación?

2.- ¿Probaste los productos locales?

3.- ¿Encontraste focos de energía eficiente en tu habitación y a lo largo del hotel?

4.- ¿Participaste en el programa de elección verde, evitando el servicio de ama de llave?

5.- ¿Crees que los hoteles deben implementar acciones de sustentabilidad?

6.- ¿Utilizaste transporte alternativo en el hotel?

Ahau actively promotes sustainable development in an effort towards ending poverty through job creation in the hospitality and tourism industries.

Ahau’s contribution to sustainable development has a positive effect on healthy living and well-being.

Ahau actively promotes employment and access to jobs to local disadvantaged groups, while not using child labour. The establishment supports initiatives for sustainable healthy community development and welfare in the local population.

The establishments engaged in Green Key support a healthy lifestyle by offering food products that are organic and eco-labelled.

Clean energy

Ahau Tulum supports sustainable consumption and production patterns. Ahau prepare and implement an overall policy and a concrete action plan which takes into account environmental, social, cultural, economic, quality, health and safety issues.

Staff in Ahau Tulum are actively engaged in demonstrating sustainable management within the areas of water and energy saving, waste management, etc. Regarding food and beverage products, Ahau Tulum has a set of requirements for the products used to be increasingly more organic, eco-labelled, fair trade labelled and/or locally produced.

Ahau Tulum set standards for their suppliers where, for instance, chemical cleaning products or purchased paper/brochures have good environmental standards.

Valuable landscapes, forests, rich biodiversity areas, and natural heritage sites are often the main reasons why tourists visit a destination.

Ahau Tulum supports the protection of terrestrial ecosystems through its establishments providing information and actively encouraging participation in activities related to biodiversity, conservation and the sustainable use of the local terrestrial environment.

The restaurants in ahau refrain from the use of products related to endangered species, and promote organic and locally produced food with vegetarian options.

Ahau Tulum considers information sharing, and training and education to be the most powerful tool in safeguarding a sustainable hospitality and tourism industry.

When participating in Green Key, establishments commit to informing and training their staff, in order for them to be able to engage and take action with regard to matters of sustainability. In addition, establishment are required to inform and engage guests and suppliers, while active cooperation with local communities is strongly encouraged. The involvement of women, local minorities and multi-cultural staff aims to promote a culture of understanding, knowledge and experience exchange.

Ahau Tulum engages his establishment in the sustainable development and the surrounding communities by promoting job creation and employment of local staff.

Ahau Tulum addresses equitable employment and offers a platform for the development of entrepreneurship. It is a central part of the Green Key criteria to promote inclusiveness through informing and engaging staff, guests and suppliers.

Ahau Tulum supports sustainable consumption and production patterns. Ahau prepare and implement an overall policy and a concrete action plan which takes into account environmental, social, cultural, economic, quality, health and safety issues.

Staff in Ahau Tulum are actively engaged in demonstrating sustainable management within the areas of water and energy saving, waste management, etc. Regarding food and beverage products, Ahau Tulum has a set of requirements for the products used to be increasingly more organic, eco-labelled, fair trade labelled and/or locally produced.

Ahau Tulum set standards for their suppliers where, for instance, chemical cleaning products or purchased paper/brochures have good environmental standards.

Valuable landscapes, forests, rich biodiversity areas, and natural heritage sites are often the main reasons why tourists visit a destination.

Ahau Tulum supports the protection of terrestrial ecosystems through its establishments providing information and actively encouraging participation in activities related to biodiversity, conservation and the sustainable use of the local terrestrial environment.

The restaurants in ahau refrain from the use of products related to endangered species, and promote organic and locally produced food with vegetarian options.