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"Green is the New Glam" -new initiative of Visit Monaco.
  • May 2018
Visit Monaco successfully concluded the, "Monaco Residential Conclave 2018" amidst the serene surroundings of Goa, recently. Monaco has been a top-end luxury destination with a commitment towards environmental-friendly living. The Monaco Government Tourist Bureau, with the theme, "Green is the New Glam", endeavoured to take major steps in green and sustainable practices, keeping the prime interest of Indian travellers in consideration.

The two-day affair laid emphasis on sustainable tourism and responsible luxury as the core of its communication, through, a Panel Discussion on energy conservation, The conclave saw top-notch, industry influencers, travel enthusiasts, corporates, business heads, fashion influencers, wellness professionals and distinguished decision makers, from across the length and breadth of the country, who came together for exchanging views and opinions on green initiatives across various industries.

Fashion Icon, Amit Aggarwal, an association created during the Lakme Fashion Week, designed special canvas Moodboards, for the Monaco Residential Conclave. The artworks depicted Amit's inspiration from the carvings and motifs of Destination Monaco's Architecture as well as the Mediterranean colours with hues of re-cycled fashion, imbibed. Along with this, various Interesting Workshops, Presentations, Fun and Engagement Activities, were customised, so as to educate and refresh the bond, that they share with Destination Monaco. The informative sessions were synced by a holistic mind and soul workshop by wellness expert, healer and clinical hypnotherapist, Vesna Jacob.

The Senior delegation from Monaco was led by, Ms. Corinne Kiabski - Press & Communication Director and Ms Charlotte Valli - Sales & Marketing Manager, Monaco Government Tourist & Convention Authority, along with prestigious Hotels Partners including, Fairmont Monte Carlo, Le Meridien Beach Plaza Monaco and Monte-Carlo SBM Group - an exceptional resort.  Followed by an, indulgent wine tasting tricks and treats, by the President of the Monaco sommeliers Association, Dominique Milardi, the Monaco Residential Conclave, received a great and positive response from one and all present. Talking on the occasion, Mr Rajeev Nangia, India Director, Monaco Government Tourist Bureau, said, "Monaco, has been the epitome of Luxury and has always attracted the crème de la crème of society from across the globe. We do understand that Luxury also comes with a responsibility. Thus, Monaco has adopted the theme "Green is the New Glam" and consciously growing towards industrial sustainability with a commitment of value beyond business, in the light of green initiatives and turning to eco-friendly practices."

Over the period, the green mission of urban agriculture farming, called, Terra de Monaco, believes, Good Food is Green, which makes Monaco, a world first, to have the largest number of organic farms and vegetable gardens on rooftops. With Mobee and Electronic Bike installations, the idea of Green Transportation, is now an inevitable part of destination Monaco, too. Monaco is the second smallest country in the world to globally address the environmental issue of reducing the carbon footprint and aspires to practice, small initiatives that contribute towards protection of the environment.

Tourism India,India's Travel Magazine,Kerala, India.

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