Sustainability at the Walliserhof Grand-Hotel & Spa

Unsere Nachhaltigkeits-Reise:

Tourism in high alpine and sensitive areas today always brings with it a great responsibility. Saas-Fee with its unique glacier world also feels changes in the climatic conditions.

We are convinced that everyone can make a contribution to protecting and preserving our indescribably beautiful nature and environment.

Grow My Tree

  • Next big step in our commitment
  • 6800 trees will be planted
  • every guest receives a tree (incl. personalised certificate) for their birthday, on site or by mail
  • doing something good together with our guests

IBEX Fairstay Award

  • Certifies and supports sustainable business management
  • Holistic sustainability management
  • Environmental compatibility and savings opportunities are always considered
  • Value creation remains in the region

Reward Swisstainable

  • Label III - leading from Swisstainable
  • Switzerland Tourism's sustainability label the whole industry joins forces for a fully sustainable travel experience
  • Participation in the Swiss-Vegi Day

Partner of Too Good To Go

  • Mobile app to reduce food surplus
  • Reduce Food Waste
  • "With every meal saved, the world becomes a little better."

We are part of the OK:GO Initiative

  • Accessibility information on our offers and services
  • Facilitating travel planning for people with disabilities, senior citizens and families with young children

"Wal Lisa von Hof" & freshly caught trout

  • Our cow Wal Lisa von Hof spends the summer on the Triftalp
  • She supplies us with fresh alpine cheese
  • our kitchen team regularly fishes for trout from Lake Kreuzboden
  • Herb garden in front of the hotel
  • The birthday wishes for our guests are written on seed cards, which can be planted at home and a flower grows

kitchen

  • if possible we grow our own vegetables
  • we pay attention to the seasonality of the vegetables
  • Regional fruit and vegetables
  • Reduction of kitchen waste
  • "Everything is used "from nose to tail


Employees

  • Training and further education of employees
  • Apprenticeship training
  • Possibility of part-time work
  • 40% of the management are women
  • Employment opportunities for the 55+ age group
  • Issuance of full-year contracts for employees

In the hotel everyday life

  • Help with planning your arrival and departure by public transport
  • SBB luggage special
  • Pick-up of guests at the car park or bus terminal with electric cars
  • Swiss products are preferred Use of
  • Diversy products for precise dosing of cleaning agents
  • Reduction of plastic, with the aim of avoiding it altogether

Renovation 2019

  • Resource-saving renovation
  • Prerequisites for connection to the district heating network were created
  • Replacement of the ventilation systems
  • Renewal of the refrigeration cells in the kitchen
  • the rooms were furnished with local wood and stone


Sponsorings

  • Support for local associations
  • Support of events in Saas-Fee and the entire Saas Valley (Mattmark Memorial, IceClimbing World Cup, Allalin Race, etc.)
  • Support for charitable organisations and associations

Social-Media

Awards

Falstaff Tripadvisor 2022 Grow my Tree