Olympic Size Energy & Water Savings by Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts in Middle East

Olympic Size Energy & Water Savings by Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts in Middle East
June 29, 2012 Arton Kabashi














Green Globe Certification and Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts announce major reductions of greenhouse gases (GHG) and significant water savings by all Mövenpick properties across the Middle East. After the first year of Green Globe certification of hotels in UAE, Qatar, Lebanon, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Bahrain, analysis of energy and water consumption reveals the reduction of 11,765 tons of CO2e and savings of 129,346 m3of potable water in the last 12 months.


Green Globe Certification CEO Mr. Guido Bauer said, “These reductions are equivalent to saving one Olympic pool of water per week, each week for a year. The GHG saved by Mövenpick hotels is the same as the emissions of five non-stop round-trip flights from Dubai to London.”

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts Vice President of Operations in the Middle East and India, Mr. Gerard Hotelier said, “The energy savings we have achieved in the last 12 months are equal to powering a 200-room hotel for one and half years.”

“The total savings on utilities in this period are USD$700,000 and this represents a 4 percent savings in water and electricity costs, while at the same time we have seen an 8.3 percent increase in occupancy across the properties.” A video interview can be reviewed by clicking here.

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