Green Globe member Mövenpick Resort & Residences Aqaba was recently awarded Blue Flag recertification. In line with the sustainable development goals (SDGs) of the Blue Flag program, the award acknowledges that the hotel is working towards sustainable development at its private beach through strict criteria dealing with water quality, environmental education and information, environmental management, safety and other services.
The team at Mövenpick Aqaba are proud to be the first hotel in Jordan to receive the Blue Flag 2020 award. Blue Flag is one of the world’s most recognized voluntary eco-labels awarded to beaches with pure seawater, clean coasts, safety measures, and well-organized access. Guests can see for themselves by visiting the resort’s private beach on the Red Sea which started welcoming back visitors on May 2, 2020 after a lockdown period.
Mövenpick Jordan hotels are helping to make the world a greener place by participating in specially devised inhouse sustainability initiatives and global social action programs.
Planet 21 Program
Accor Hotels, the hotel’s parent company, has developed its Planet 21 Program which outlines its ambitious goals for all it brand under an umbrella based around four strategic priorities, involving its customers, innovating with its partners and working with local communities which the property is currently working toward step by step.
Clean Up the World Campaign
As part of their ongoing efforts to contribute to global sustainability and the enhancement of environmentally conscious practices, Mövenpick Resort & Residences Aqaba and Mövenpick Resort & Spa Tala Bay – Aqaba participated in the Clean Up the World weekend run worldwide in 2020. Held during the third week of September each year, the campaign aims to gather millions of people across the globe to take environmental action. Clean Up the World encourages everyone from groups and businesses to individuals to create an activity specifically dedicated to making the world a cleaner, healthier and greener place.
Director of Public and Community Relations