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Luxury East Devon Holiday Cottages up for Top Green Award

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Having won a small cabinet full of awards in 2010, for Sustainable Tourism as well as for Tourism Excellence in general, luxury Mazzard Farm holiday cottages in East Devon is proud to announce that it has been included on the shortlist for a GTBS Green Tourism Gold Star. Just twenty tourism businesses are on the shortlist, which places Mazzard Farm officially in the top 2% of the greenest tourism businesses in the UK and Ireland! Ten winners will be announced at the awards ceremony, which will be held in the Royal Thames Yacht Club, London on 9th June.

Being up for yet another Green Award provides further recognition of the sustainable, yet high quality holiday experience Mazzard Farm offers in East Devon. Where many tourism businesses have taken some steps towards sustainability, the Mazzard Farm experience takes Green Tourism to a completely new level. Yet, without compromising on luxury, or in any way restricting holiday makers of having a great time. Just some examples of what makes Mazzard Farm a Green tourism business include heating and hot water generated by biomass, optimal insulation and energy efficiency of the cottages, a strong emphasis on enjoying and supporting the local area around the farm, and extensive communication with guests as to how they can experience a holiday without leaving a negative environmental foot print. 

Delighted by the results, Jacqueline Parker (owner of Mazzard Farm holiday cottages) comments:-

"When you work so hard at making sure the business you run is a positive one, in more ways than one, then being shortlisted for such a prestigious award is just wonderful. We are very pleased that the GTBS judges have recognised that running a luxury holiday business can go hand in hand with care for the environment in which we live."

To read further details about Mazzard Farm Holiday Cottages please click here.


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