Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach advances to Green Globe Gold Membership
The hotel’s rating has increased from last year to Gold Membership and the property was recognized for its many initiatives performed throughout the year, which include the participation in several CSR activities and donations to charities.
Moreover, the hotel has managed to reduce carbon emissions by 22.7%, save electricity by 5.41% and conserve water by 4.82% compared to last year.
Philip Jones, General Manager, Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach, said, “We have witnessed significant savings in terms of electricity and water consumption, and are all extremely proud of this progress. We are delighted to receive this recognition and will continue to work on implementing new initiatives in the weeks and months to come.”
The Green Globe Certification Standard is a structured assessment of the sustainability performance of travel and tourism businesses and their supply chain partners. The Green Globe Certification Standard provides hotel and resort organizations with a framework to conduct a comprehensive assessment of their environmental sustainability performance, through which they can monitor improvements and achieve certification.
About Mövenpick Hotels&Resorts
Mövenpick Hotels&Resorts, an international upscale hotel management company with over 16,000 staff members, is represented in 23 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 Nairobi (Kenya).
Focusing on expanding within 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 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
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). For information, please visit www.greenglobe.com
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