Constance celebrates World Environment Day 2014

At our hotels and resorts across the Indian Ocean we have been celebrating World Environment Day.

Constance Tsarabanjina, Madagascar

Constance Tsarabanjina, Madagascar

World Environment Day, which this year fell on 5 June, is a global initiative created by the UN to raise awareness through a day of positive environmental action and individual participation.

Staff at Constance Hotels and Resorts have joined in the fun with a number of environmental activities for staff and guests including lagoon cleaning, special World Environment Day menus and renovating a path at a local school.

Here’s a look at some of the things we’ve been doing this year:

Constance Belle Mare Plage, Mauritius

  • Endemic Tree planting
  • The launch of a college environment project competition
  • From 5-8 June guests can enjoy a special ‘tropical grated coconut scrub’ at the spa
  • A special World Environment Day menu at Heritage Restaurant
  • On 8 June an island cleaning project in partnership with Association Civique de Palmar
Barracudas in the Indian Ocean

Barracudas in the Indian Ocean

Constance Halaveli, Maldives

  • Lagoon cleaning
  • Tree planting
  • A tour for guests of our back-of-house with assistant resident engineer who explained our energy production and consumption
  • On 7 June we will be going to the local island of Ukulhas to help with island cleaning.

Constance Moofushi, Maldives

  • Coconut tree planting
  • Island cleaning
  • Reef cleaning

Constance Ephélia, Seychelles

  • Clean up and conservation of the resort’s mangrove area
  • An art exhibition by local painters with music by local bands on Port Launay Beach
  • From 1-10 June guests can enjoy a special World Environment Detox Spa Retreat
Constance Ephélia, Seychelles

Idyllic location: Constance Ephélia, Seychelles

  • Tree planting including red and blue coconut as well as coastal flora
  • Special events for kids at the Constance Kids Club
  • Local food, drink, dance and crafts celebrated at Seselwa Restaurant

Constance Lémuria, Seychelles

  • A video and talk about our coral restoration program at Legend Bar
  • We helped a local state primary school renovate their path, with tree planting planned for the future
  • We gave the school information about our coral regeneration project and turtle nesting so that they can share it with the students

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