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Mövenpick Hotel Frankfurt City re-certified by Green Globe

Mövenpick Hotel Frankfurt City re-certified by Green Globe (Forimmediaterelease.net) LOS ANGELES, California - The comfortable 4-star Mövenpick Hotel Frankfurt City in Germany is proud to receive Green Globe certification for another year. The hotel achieved an incredible compliance score of 96 percent. During the last three years the Mövenpick Hotel Frankfurt City has successfully reduced its average electricity demand by 5.18%, energy for heating by 4.27% and average water consumption by 1.67%. In addition, many other Green Globe initiatives are planned in the near future and all staff members are motivated to work sustainably on a daily basis.

Bernhard Haller, General Manager at the Mövenpick Hotel Frankfurt, said: “We are very proud to achieve Green Globe Certification again. All of my employees are constantly reinforcing their commitment towards environmental conservation and social responsibility. I would like to thank the entire hotel team for their commitment and ongoing efforts that resulted in this great award.”

Mövenpick Hotel Frankfurt City has devised a series of Corporate Social Responsibility activities that assist the local community. During the Pre-Christmas period a Christmas tree filled with wish requests from children of Arche Frankfurt, an organization that cares for disadvantaged youth, was placed in the lobby of the hotel. Guests and staff were invited to fulfill the individual wish requests by purchasing gifts. On December 19th and 20th the children of Arche Frankfurt shared happy moments during a special Christmas party where Santa visited and distributed presents. The children and their tutor were surprised and speechless at the generosity they had been shown and enjoyed a truly wonderful festive event in Frankfurt.

Every year the hotel organizes a special Easter Brunch Buffet. This year, on Easter Monday for each buffet meal sold the hotel will donate EUR 5.00 to the Frankfurter Stiftung für krebskranke Kinder (Charitable Fund for Children with Cancer).

Furthermore, as part of its energy saving strategy The Mövenpick Hotel has installed new floor lamps with LED bulbs. Old lamps were not thrown out but were purchased by associates and funds also donated to the Frankfurter Stiftung für krebskranke Kinder.

The team at the Mövenpick Hotel Frankfurt City annually supports the project “Sound of Life” by providing catering and also hospitality staff. This benefit concert has been organized since 2011 by the youth group of the Hilfe für krebskranke Kinder Frankfurt e.V. (Help for Children with Cancer).

Further projects are already being planned for the future.

About Mövenpick Hotels&Resorts

Mövenpick Hotels&Resorts, an international upscale hotel management company with over 16,000 staff members, is represented in 25 countries with 81 hotels, resorts and Nile cruisers currently in operation. Around 30 properties are planned or under construction, including Chiang Mai (Thailand), Istanbul Golden Horn (Turkey) and Kochi (India).

Focusing on expansion in its core markets of Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia, Mövenpick Hotels&Resorts specializes 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 headquartered in Zurich, Mövenpick Hotels&Resorts is passionate about delivering premium service and culinary enjoyment – all with a personal touch. Committed to sustainable environments, Mövenpick Hotels&Resorts has become the most Green Globe certified hotel company in the world.

The hotel company is owned by the Mövenpick Holding (66.7%) and the Kingdom Group (33.3%). For more information please visit www.moevenpick-hotels.com.

About Green Globe Certification

Green Globe is the worldwide sustainability system based on internationally-accepted criteria for sustainable operation and management of travel and tourism businesses. Operating under a worldwide license, Green Globe is based in California, USA, and is represented in over 83 countries. Green Globe is an Affiliate Member of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). Green Globe is also a member of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC). For information, please visit www.greenglobe.com

MEDIA CONTACT: Bradley Cox, Director Communications, Green Globe Certification, 5959 W. Century Blvd., Suite 610, Los Angeles, California 90045 U.S.A., Tel +1-310-337-3000, Fax +1-310-626-9982, skype bradleygcox, email: bcox@greenglobe.com , www.greenglobe.com

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