THE Chester Grosvenor has achieved the Bronze Green Tourism Award.

This accolade is a testament to the commitment of the five-star luxury hotel in the heart of Chester, to protecting the environment and sustainability.

Granted by Green Tourism, the award is a leading certification program promoting sustainable tourism, recognises businesses in the hospitality sector for their efforts in reducing their environmental impact and adopting sustainable practices.

The Chester Grosvenor's dedication to sustainability has earned it the Bronze level certification, reflecting its ongoing commitment to environmental responsibility.

Nasia Demetrios, the Guest Relations Manager at The Chester Grosvenor, expressed her delight at the hotel receiving the award, stating: "We are incredibly proud to have been awarded the Bronze Green Tourism Award.

"Sustainability is becoming a core value for us, and this recognition is a testament to the progress we have made.

"We believe that luxury and sustainability can go hand in hand, and this award reaffirms our commitment to providing exceptional service while minimising our environmental footprint."

Echoing Nasia's sentiments, Elliot Hill, the Executive Chef at The Chester Grosvenor, emphasised the importance of sustainable practices in the culinary industry.

Elliot said: "There is a significant impact that food production has on the environment, so it is up to us as chefs and hoteliers to lead the change we want to see.

"Over the last two years in the kitchens at The Chester Grosvenor we have invested time into a zero waste initiative, where we use bi-products and previous discarded ingredients.

"We have also looked into every aspect, from changing light bulbs, to use of equipment and even purchasing more energy efficient equipment.

"Being recognised with the Bronze Green Tourism award motivates us to give further scrutiny into our operation."

The Chester Grosvenor's dedication to sustainability extends beyond its operations to encompass guest experiences, ensuring that visitors can enjoy a luxurious stay while minimising their environmental footprint.

From energy-efficient lighting to eco-friendly amenities, the hotel strives to provide a memorable and sustainable experience for every guest.

As The Chester Grosvenor celebrates this milestone, it remains committed to furthering its sustainability efforts and looks forward to continuing its journey towards a greener future while maintaining its reputation for excellence in hospitality.