Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate Dubai: New electric car charging station
Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate has committed to being a sustainable and socially responsible property through the adaption of various ecological practices and applications.
The property aspires towards the conservation of energy and water resources, the implementation and utilization of new technology, of which is powered by renewable energy sources whenever possible, reducing operational costs and the property’s carbon footprint as well as making positive contributions to local communities and their environment.
With these initiatives in mind, the hotel’s owning company, Seven Tides, has installed an electric car charging station in an effort to reduce the Emirate’s carbon footprint and to encourage the use of renewable energy alternatives.
The recharging point located at Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate is one of only two available docks in Dubai that are located within a hotel. The charging station is capable of charging two cars simultaneously and is available free of charge for electric vehicle drivers with a green card charger.
About Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts
Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts, an international upscale hotel management company with over 16,000 staff members, is represented in 24 countries with 83 hotels, resorts and Nile cruisers currently in operation. Around 20 properties are planned or under construction, including those in Chiang Mai (Thailand), Bali (Indonesia) and Marrakech (Morocco). Focusing on expanding within its core markets of Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia, Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts specialises 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 with headquarters in central Switzerland (Baar), Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts is passionate about delivering premium service and culinary enjoyment – all with a personal touch. Committed to supporting sustainable environments, Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has become the most Green Globe-certified hotel company in the world. The hotel company is owned by Mövenpick Holding (66.7%) and the Kingdom Group (33.3%). For more information, please visit www.movenpick.com
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