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Dalata’s two Belfast hotels achieve double gold status with Green Tourism and Green Meetings

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Dalata Group

31st Jan 2024

Clayton Hotel Belfast and Maldron Belfast City, part of the Dalata Hotel Group, were the first hotels in Belfast to be accredited via Green Tourism in 2019. Throughout the years they have moved to new standards with Maldron Belfast City achieving Gold Status in 2019 and Clayton Belfast achieving Gold in 2022. Green Tourism recognizes the sustainable practices of both hotels across a wide range of areas spanning environmental initiatives, procurement processes, community projects, and employee wellbeing. This is a testament to the team’s commitment to sustainability and the environment!

New for 2024, Green Tourism has recognized the importance of Meetings and Events within the hotel industry and both hotels are delighted to be awarded Gold within this new sector. This gold award recognises sustainable practices specific to meetings and events.

Speaking of the awards,

Mike Gatt, General Mana

ger – Maldron Belfast City, commented: We at Maldron Belfast City are delighted to be accredited with our 2nd gold award by the green tourism organisation, this underpins our ongoing commitment to the environment when carrying out business in a responsible and sustainable manner. It is reassuring for our stakeholders, guests & conference delegates to know that when they are dealing with the hotel, we are always ensuring environmental best practices are delivered, always. This latest gold award specifically relates to meetings and events which we are

very proud of.

Jonathan Topping – General Manager – Clayton Hotel Belfast; said: Clayton Belfast has been firmly committed to providing sustainable business practices and we are delighted this has been recognised with a 2nd consecutive Gold award from Green Tourism and, in its inaugural year, a Gold award from Green Meetings. These awards are a testament to the continued hard work carried out by our Green Team here in Clayton Belfast and builds on the support work from the wider Dalata Hotel Group to grow our sustainability credentials on behalf of our team and our guests.

Jac Callen, Senior Sustainability & Impact Manager at Visit Belfast commented: “The Dalata Hotel Group has shown a great commitment to sustainability for many years and provides wonderful offerings of a green stay for visitors to the city. We want to congratulate them on the new Gold accreditation for Green Meetings in both Clayton Hotel Belfast and Maldron Belfast City. This
provides business events with even more choice and incentive when considering the city as a sustainable conference destination.”




Dalata Hotel Group, is a leading hotel group delivering excellence in customer service, driven by

ambitious people, flourishing within a culture of integrity, fairness, and inclusion. Operating 53
hotels in Ireland, the UK, Germany, and the Netherlands.

Maldron Hotel Belfast – Located on Bedford Street with 237 guest bedrooms and 3 meeting rooms
Clayton Hotel Belfast City – Located on Ormeau Avenue with 170 guest bedrooms and a choice of 13 meeting and event spaces.