Mövenpick Hotel & Apartments Bur Dubai Efforts Shine in the Community

Mövenpick Hotel & Apartments Bur Dubai Efforts Shine in the Community
November 28, 2017 Bradley Cox

Mövenpick Hotel & Apartments Bur Dubai is situated close to key commercial areas, shopping malls and attractions in Oud Metha, a central business district in historic Bur Dubai. The Dubai Healthcare City, Dubai World Trade Centre and Dubai International Airport are all located nearby. The 5-star property consists of 255 rooms and suites and 57 stylish hotel apartments.

Green Globe recently recertified Mövenpick Hotel & Apartments Bur Dubai for the sixth consecutive year with the hotel maintaining its Gold status.

The hotel follows a comprehensive sustainability management plan with a key focus on efficient energy and water conservation. Green Wrap Technology has been utilized to reduce electricity consumption and carbon emissions. In addition, old printers have been replaced with energy efficient printers while the changeover to LED lights is ongoing. The conversion to water saving low flow aerators, sensors and dual flush systems also continues.

All employees receive training in Green Globe practices and sustainability awareness programs. This year, pro-active preventative maintenance programs and paperless check in procedures have been introduced. To encourage guests and staff alike to sort waste appropriately, segregation bins are placed around the hotel.

Mövenpick Hotel & Apartments Bur Dubai has invested money, time and effort in supporting several CSR and welfare activities. One of the hotel’s major CSR initiatives is the ‘A Kilo of Kindness’ campaign that runs in September each year. This year more than 700 kilograms of food, clothing and educational supplies were collected from guests and donated in support of Beit AlKhair, an organisation that helps children with special needs, orphans and students. In 2017, staff also participated in a blood donation drive, supported the purchase of books in the Pink Book Sale, took part in the Pink Walkathon and will lend a helping hand in Clean Up UAE.

About Mövenpick Hotels and Resorts

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts, an international upscale hotel management company with over 16,000 staff members, is represented in 24 countries with over 80 hotels, resorts and Nile cruisers currently in operation. Around 20 properties are planned or under construction, including those in Chiang Mai (Thailand), Al Khobar (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia) and Basel (Switzerland). Focusing on expanding within its core markets of Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia, Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts specialises in business and conference hotels, as well as holiday resorts, all reflecting a sense of place and respect for their local communities. Of Swiss heritage and with headquarters in central Switzerland (Baar), Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts is passionate about delivering premium service and culinary enjoyment – all with a personal touch. Committed to supporting sustainable environments, Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has become the most Green Globe-certified hotel company in the world. The hotel company is owned by Mövenpick Holding (66.7%) and the Kingdom Group (33.3%). For more information, please visit www.movenpick.com


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