Sep 04, 2012, Los Angeles, CA – Green Globe announces re-certification of Moevenpick Hotel and Apartments Bur Dubai in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). Over the past few years this lifestyle hotel has demonstrated leadership and innovation in the fields of operational efficiency and globally responsible practices on multiple levels. The success of Moevenpick Hotels & Resorts sustainability efforts lies in its integration into their business strategy.
“We launched the sustainability program to increase awareness and to educate both, our employees and guests with ways to be more eco-friendly to the environment,” commented Robert Barker, General Manager at the Moevenpick Bur Dubai. “We are proud to be Green Globe certified and we will maintain our future-oriented standards. All our employees are participating in educational events, exploration and ongoing communication to ensure the highest level of understanding and engagement.”
The hotel has implemented a long term sustainability management system, energy goals are strictly monitored. Water saving devices throughout the property resulted in 30% lower water consumption. ‘Green Wrap Technology’ was recently introduced to optimize the chillers’ efficiency. A reuse and recycle policy is in place and packaging is reduced to a minimum. The Moevenpick Bur Dubai created a ‘Green Committee Group’ and all members are dedicated to achieve measurable targets. Guests are encouraged to minimize their environmental footprint and join local activities promoting awareness. In addition the hotel offers a number of options for sustainable meetings and events.
Moevenpick Hotels & Resorts supports projects run by ‘Kidasha’ (formerly Child Welfare Scheme, CWS), a development charity helping disadvantaged and vulnerable children and young people in Nepal, one of the poorest and least developed countries in Asia. ‘Kidasha’ reaches more than 50,000 children and mothers each year and improves the wellbeing of most marginalized children, reducing the impact of social injustice.
Green Globe Certification’s CEO, Guido Bauer, said, “We are extremely pleased to award re-certification to the Moevenpick Bur Dubai. Moevenpick Hotels & Resorts commitment goes beyond environmental sustainability and the company sets new benchmarks in the luxury hotel industry worldwide.” For more information watch the Moevenpick Bur Dubai video on Green Globe’s youtube channel – mygreenglobe.
About Moevenpick Hotel & Apartments Bur Dubai
The 5-star Moevenpick Hotel & Apartments Bur Dubai is perfectly positioned close to key locations, such as Wafi Mall, World Trade Center and Dubai International Conference Center. This newly renovated property offers 255 carefully designed guestrooms for both, business and leisure travellers, exclusive executive floors and a lounge for added privacy. The residence presents 57 stylish and fully furnished one, two and three bedroom apartments with views of Sheik Zayed Road and Bur Dubai. There are six eclectic dining options to choose from, including the international fair of Fountain Restaurant, the traditional pub of Somerset’s and the authentic Indian cuisine of Chutneys. The roof top Poolhouse is ideal for unwinding, a fitness center with private swimming pool and massage facilities are available on the first floor.
Mr. Manal El Matni
Marketing & Communications Manager
Moevenpick Hotel & Apartments Bur Dubai
Oud Methea Area
P.O. Box 32733
United Arab Emirates
Phone +971 4 336 00 00
Fax +971 4 334 55 10
About Green Globe Certification
Green Globe Certification is the worldwide sustainability system based on internationally accepted criteria for sustainable operation and management of travel and tourism businesses. Operating under a worldwide license, Green Globe Certification is based in California, USA and is represented in over 83 countries. Green Globe Certification is a member of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council, supported by the United Nations Foundation. For information visit www.greenglobe.com
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