Club Med Introduces First Ever Eco Festival, Green Beats
Club Med, the pioneer of premium all-inclusive holidays, today announced its new inaugural eco-music festival in Hokkaido, Japan; Green Beats by Club Med. Aligning with the company’s commitment to inspire a more eco-responsible way of living and travelling, the Green Beats festival will see Japan’s Hokkaido mountains come to life over three days of fun and inspiration for the whole family to enjoy.
Featuring the hottest acts from Asia’s best underground music scene, hands-on workshops run by local eco-organisations, food and beverage masterclasses featuring the best of local produce, and so much more – the festival aims to leave guests feeling inspired, educated, and motivated to preserve the world’s natural beauty.
“At Club Med, we are always looking to push the boundaries of travel, aiming to turn a getaway into a transformative experience,” Xavier Desaulles, Chief Executive Officer of Club Med, APAC, “Eco-consciousness is a part of that journey, and this year we are excited to announce Green Beats, along with a series of activities across the region that will aim to drive awareness and inspire guests to take positive action in their daily lifestyle that can continue beyond the their stay in Club Med.”
Join like-minds at Green Beats – deep dive into music, art, culture and nature Hosted at Club Med’s most recently awarded Green Globe Certified resort, Club Med Tomamu Hokkaido, Green Beats looks to unite guests across the region through electrifying music, exquisite food, and expressive arts. Set in the heart of Hokkaido’s natural mountain landscapes, Green Beats is designed as a transformative festival experience encouraging guests to view the natural world through new perspectives. Open to all guests from 14 to 16 September 2019, the three-day festival will ignite the senses through four touchpoints to bring guests an unforgettable getaway:
- Mountain Beats – Featuring an exhilarating line-up of renowned international DJs including Lee Lang from Seoul, Korea, Chee Shimizu from Tokyo, Japan and Umbra from Taipei City. Be enthralled by live music by local Japanese artists, such as The Cynical Store and Kuniyuki Takahashi from Sapporo, Japan, and return home having discovered your favourite new musicians.
- Mountain Care – Learn to capture Hokkaido through a lense or with a paint brush during art and photography workshops conducted by National Geographic’s Nature 2017 photographer of the year, design Festival Bingata Tote Bags depicting the surrounding natural elements using Traditional Japanese Bingata Art, Hapazome Leaf Printing creating natural imprints of plants onto different materials, or embrace your inner mermaid with an eco-makeover using plastic-free and zero-waste glitter.
- Mountain Bites – Explore the unique food and culture of Hokkaido, featuring an all-inclusive menu filled with specialties from the region. Take a sip and unwind at the Whisky and Sake tastings at the cozy Nest Bar for an extra immersive educational experience or take part in Hokkaido cooking lessons with step-by-step demonstration by the Chefs.
- Mountain Feel – Embrace the natural environment through a variety of excursions and adventures around Hokkaido’s gorgeous mountain. Explore Mount Tomamu on a guided nature hike and discover the flora and fauna of the summer landscapes, soar through the skies on the only flying trapeze in Tomamu, or ride across the landscape on a mountain biking adventure.
WHEN: 14, 15, 16 September, 2019
WHERE: Club Med Tomamu Hokkaido, Japan
WHO: Featuring something for everyone, including the kids!
COST: Guests staying at Club Med Tomamu Hokkaido during the festival receive FREE access to all festival days. Experience a 5-night all-inclusive holiday (including festival tickets) at Club Med Tomamu from $1,285 per adult. Commission available on the sale of all Club Med packages, based on the Great Agents Loyalty Program.
1 day or 3 day passes also available for purchase online HERE
Passes include access to the festival + access to the Club Med all-inclusive package from 2pm – 11pm: snacks, dinner, open bar, activities, Kids Club (for 4-17-year old’s)
o ¥15,800 (approx. $210 AUD) per adult
o ¥12,700 (approx. $170 AUD) PER CHILD (12-17 years old)
o ¥9,500 (approx. $125) per child (4-11yo)
o ¥38,000 (approx. $505 AUD) per adult
o ¥30,400 (approx. $400 AUD) per child (12-17 years old
o ¥22,800 (approx. $300 AUD) per child (4-11 years old)
Club Med has dedicated a proportion of the proceeds from ticket sales and room revenue will be donated to local NGOs.
For tools and resources to help you sell this special event, please visit the Club Med Travel Agent Portal: https://www.clubmedta.com.au/special-offer/special-events/green-beats-festival/
ABOUT CLUB MED
Club Med, founded in 1950 by Gérard Blitz, invented the all-inclusive holiday club concept, adding in activities especially for children with the creation of the Mini Club in 1967. Led by its pioneering spirit, Club Med seeks out exceptional destinations and sites. Today, Club Med is the world’s leading provider of upscale, all-inclusive holiday packages with a French touch for families and working couples. Club Med operates nearly 70 resorts, of which 85% are rated Premium & Exclusive Collection. Present in 30 countries around the world, the Group employs more than 23,000 Gentils Organisateurs (GOs) and Gentils Employés (GEs), representing 110 nationalities.
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