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RAI Hotel Services and Green Hotel Club anounce collaboration

Friday, 1 September 2023

RAI Hotel Services, the hotel reservation platform of RAI Amsterdam, is proud to announce its collaboration with Green Hotel Club, the recently established foundation for fundamental and widely supported sustainability in the hotel sector. The aim of this collaboration is to offer visitors to Amsterdam environmentally friendly and sustainable hotel accommodations.

RAI Hotel Services focuses on providing high-quality hotel accommodations to guests visiting events and conferences in Amsterdam. Lennart Maas, Manager Hotel Services at RAI Amsterdam explains: “RAI Hotel Services is the largest accommodation broker in Amsterdam and the surrounding area. Each year we book between 120,000 and 150,000 overnight stays for conferences, fairs and other events. Thanks to the large network of affiliated hotels, we can have an important impact on sustainability in the city of Amsterdam from our role. From now on, our visitors can also opt for a sustainable hotel accommodation affiliated with the Green Hotel Club”, says a proud Maas.

88,000 hotel beds

With more than 88,000 hotel beds in Amsterdam, hotels and all their facilities play a major role in achieving the climate goals. Think of the broad impact on a variety of themes of the Green Hotel Club, such as reducing the overall co2 footprint, the use of local suppliers, the circularity of hotel textiles, the reduction of the use of plastics, etc.

Thijs Koster, program manager and co-founder of Green Hotel Club added: "This collaboration between RAI Hotel Services and Green Hotel Club underlines the growing importance of sustainability in the hotel industry and the efforts of both organizations to drive positive change. Our aim is to to have more and more hotels and related companies join the Green Hotel Club, so that we can make a (more) impactful contribution to the circular ambitions of the city and continue the hotel industry in a future-proof manner,” says Koster.

Green Hotel Club
The Green Hotel Club (GHC) foundation is an impact organization in Amsterdam that stimulates cooperation in the field of sustainability. Green Hotel Club's mission is to create thriving, high-quality and future-proof hospitality businesses within the planetary boundaries. The hotels that are already affiliated with Green Hotel Club include Stayokay, Doubletree by Hilton Central Station, Hotel Casa, Hotel Jakarta and Okura Hotel, but also non-hotel members such as the Municipality of Amsterdam and Amsterdam in Business.