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Five-star Corinthia Hotel Lisbon wins best Environmental Sustainability Project of the Year 2015 award for its energy efficient hotel project

Five-star Corinthia Hotel Lisbon wins best Environmental Sustainability Project of the Year 2015 award for its energy efficient hotel project (Forimmediaterelease.net) Reuben Mifsud, Corinthia Hotel Lisbon General Manager and Pedro Ferreira, Assistant General Manager in charge of Engineer receiving the Award

Five-star Corinthia Hotel Lisbon was named winner of the Environmental Sustainability Project of the Year 2015 by the Portuguese Association of Hospitality and Restaurants (AHRESP), for its outstanding energy efficient hotel project.

This is the first year that the prestigious Portuguese Association of Hospitality and Restaurants (AHRESP), the largest business association in Portugal which dates back 119 years, has held such awards, which aim to recognize and reward excellence across Portugal’s tourism industry. Corinthia Hotel Lisbon was among the final shortlist of five nominees for the Environmental Sustainability category, and was chosen as Portugal’s Best Environmental Sustainable project by online voting.

On the importance of energy efficiency and sustainable eco-practices, General Manager Reuben Misfud comments “as our guests – both individual leisure guests and corporate clients organizing large-scale conferences at the Corinthia Hotel Lisbon – become more concerned and informed about sustainability, they increasingly scrutinize the eco-practices that we run here. Our passion for hospitality drives us to improve and address the challenges of our time. This is why, in 2007, we started developing tailor-made engineering solutions with state-of-the-art equipment, meaning we can now offer high levels of performance on energy efficiency and we are able to produce energy autonomously. Our extensive sustainability project has so far allowed us to improve our energy consumption profile from a 9.3GWh per year to 7.28GWh per year reducing our carbon footprint by up to 1.341/ton.”

Corinthia Hotel Lisbon’s Energy Efficient Hotel project was implemented in partnership with Galp Soluções de Energia and Instituto de Soldadura e Qualidade (ISQ), which developed innovative energy solutions to meet the hotel’s needs. The water reservoirs, the heat exchangers and the energy management system were designed according to the hotel energy profile.

For more information on Corinthia Hotel Lisbon visit www.corinthia.com/Lisbon

About Corinthia Hotel Lisbon

The Corinthia Hotel Lisbon offers 518 rooms, including 24 Executive Suites, 1 Ambassador Suite and 1 Presidential Suite, and state-of-the-art facilities, all with stunning views over the eighteenth-century Aqueduct and the beautiful Monsanto Natural Park. The Corinthia Lisbon indulges in the Portuguese Spirit of Discovery. The hotels’ Sete Colinas and Típico restaurants offer a fusion of innovative Portuguese, contemporary Mediterranean and International cuisines, and the Terrace Lounge offers al fresco dining and lounging. The Spa and Wellness Club offers 3,500 square meters of sophisticated and exclusive facilities, including face-and-body-ritual luxury suites, state-of-the-art Acqua area, heated indoor swimming pool, natural solarium, fully equipped gym, and an elegant Spa Café. The Corinthia Lisbon’s Conference Centre offers unparalleled levels of elegance, connectivity and intuitive service, with a capacity for up to 1,400 delegates. Corinthia Lisbon, opened in 2004, is a 21st-century upscale hotel located 7 km from the airport and only short distance from the historic city centre, with excellent public transportation links. Created with a passion for craftsmanship and an understanding of world-class service, Corinthia Lisbon is a member of Corinthia Hotels’ collection of five-star luxury hotels founded by the Pisani family of Malta. For more information, please visit http://corinthia.com/hotels/lisbon/ or visit Twitter https://twitter.com/CorinthiaLis or Instagram https://instagram.com/corinthialis/

About Corinthia Hotels

Corinthia is a collection of hotels founded by the Pisani family of Malta. Established in 1968 the group is a family-inspired business, with family values underpinning the Spirit of Corinthia. As a hotel business Corinthia’s focus is on giving honest, discreet service. They see themselves as craftsmen in the world of hospitality, valuing authenticity, passion, precision and understanding. Each of the hotels and resorts, in some of the most exciting places in the world, are a tribute to local architecture and cultural traditions. The Corinthia portfolio includes the flagship Corinthia Hotel in London, as well as award-winning Corinthia Hotels in Budapest, Malta, Prague, St Petersburg, Tripoli and Lisbon. Corinthia Hotels is owned by International Hotel Investments (IHI), a publicly-traded company in Malta. CHI Hotels&Resorts Limited is a wholly-owned member of the IHI Group which manages Corinthia Hotels. For more information, please visit www.corinthia.com/ or visit Twitter https://twitter.com/corinthiahotels or Instagram https://instagram.com/corinthiahotels

PHOTO: Reuben Mifsud, Corinthia Hotel Lisbon General Manager&Pedro Ferreira, Assistant General Manager in charge of Engineer receiving the award

MEDIA CONTACTS: Fiona Harris, Director of International Public Relations, Corinthia Hotels, fiona.harris@corinthia.com or tel: 0207 321 3034; In the US: The Bradford Group, Karen Hoffman/ Bianca Pappas, Tel: (212) 447-0027, Fax: (212) 725 8253, E-mail: info@bradfordglobalmarketing.com

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