Two Seasons Hotel and Apartments Dubai has achieved major improvements in a many of the Green Globe key indicators including carbon footprint per occupied room, and food and waste reduction through the modification of their recycling programmes.
The hotel has achieved scores of 78% in 2017 and 85% in 2019 after an audit carried out by UAE-based Farnek, Green Globe’s preferred partner in the Middle East. This is the first year the Two Seasons Hotel has received Green Globe Certification (GGC) after the rebranding. The hotel have been dedicated to further improving their overall score yearly, as well as simultaneously achieving additional utility cost savings. The hotel has achieved 239.4 m2 energy usage intensity, 545.6 litres/guest of water usage intensity. The total waste have shown a score of 3.5KG/guest/night. The 12% waste diversion ration was a result of the team’s effort to segregate and recycle the total hotel waste.
Freddy Farid, Managing Director of Two Seasons Hotel Management said, “Receiving Green Globe Certification for the 4th year is an important milestone within our wider commercial commitment to the environment, society & culture, quality, and health & safety. It’s our intention to improve on this performance and achieve greater sustainability and environmental responsibility in the years ahead.
Achieving this Green Globe certification has a positive effect on every aspect of the hotel operation, and will encourage us to go for greener initiatives. We also encourage our guests to get involved in our sustainability programs by inviting them to use the recycle bins placed across the property, and making them aware of special measures such as air conditioning cut-off when they leave their rooms, as well as linen reuse It is our mission to extend our continuous efforts to raise awareness and encouraging our employees, to be more conscious about the environmental sustainability.
This certification also highlights the devotion of our team members from every department for they provide high quality service while being active participants in good governance, social responsibility, respecting ethical and environmental norms. “