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Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach Helps Create a Sustainable World

Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach is situated in Dubai’s Jumeirah Beach Residence close to the Arabian Gulf. The chic and contemporary 5-star hotel is located on The Walk, close to ‘The Beach’ mall, which features beachfront shops, restaurants and the UAE’s first outdoor cinema. Over the past year, Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach improved on its key targets to reduce water and energy consumption as well as decrease its GHG emissions. Electricity savings were 41.6% compared to 2019 and water conservation increased to 69.2% compared to 2019 figures. There was a reduction in carbon emissions of 57.1% as compared to 2019.

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Green Globe Gold Awarded to Two Seasons Hotel & Apartments Dubai

Close to the white sands of Jumeirah Beach, the Two Seasons Hotel & Apartments Dubai is a pure gem in the centre of bustling Dubai featuring a wealth of amenities for families, business travellers, holidaymakers and longer staying guests. Green Globe Accredited Auditor, Nadia Ibrahim from FARNEK Middle East, details some of the property’s best practices that contributed toward its outstanding compliance score of 95%.

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UN Chief Calls For Sustainable Recovery Of Tourism From COVID-19

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday called for the recovery of tourism from COVID-19 in a sustainable way. "It is imperative that we rebuild the tourism sector. But it must be in a way that is safe, equitable and climate friendly," said Guterres in a video message for the launch of his policy brief on tourism and COVID-19.

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One-Stop-Shop For Green Tourism

Vietnam has introduced a web portal for travellers to check sustainable tourism options at one online location. Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT), together with Vietnam Tourism Advisory Board (TAB) and Swiss Sustainable Tourism Programme (SSTP) have joined hands to launch a new ‘Green Travel’ section on the national tourism website: www.vietnam.travel/sustainability.

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Free Access to Green Globe Academy for Green Globe Members

As part of our efforts to support members during the COVID 19 shut down, we are opening our Green Globe Academy free of charge to all staff and management of Green Globe members. If your business is certified by Green Globe and you would like to take the Sustainability Leadership course at no cost, then simply email your details with confirmation of employment to bbesocke@greenglobe.com Now is a good time to refresh your skills or gain a new qualification, so please take advantage of this offer.

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