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Green Globe grants sustainability certification to Mövenpick Resort Taba

Aug 11, 2011

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe today announced certification for the sustainable management and operation of Mövenpick Resort Taba, Egypt. Located on the Sinai Peninsula, Mövenpick Resort Taba has 424 guest rooms facing the Gulf of Aqaba, and sits at the intersection of Egypt, Jordan, Israel, and Saudi Arabia.

Mr. Guido Bauer, CEO, Green Globe Certification, said, "Mövenpick Resort Taba, has completed its independent audit and achieved an impressive 83% of Green Globe’s sustainability criteria. As a major tourism business in the holiday destination of Taba, Mövenpick Resort has demonstrated their leadership in sustainable management through their high level of compliance.

"Being certified sustainable by Green Globe is an endorsement of the commitment by Mövenpick Resort Taba’s General Manager Mr. Osama Abaza and the entire management and employee team. In particular, Green Globe acknowledges the special efforts of Mr. Mohamed El Soghayer, Chief Engineer, and Mr. Mohamed Gawad, Training Manager, for their efforts and leadership during the audit and inspection phases of the certification program."

Mr. Osama Abaza, GM, Mövenpick Resort Taba, said: “First of all, let me seize this moment to compliment this fruitful cooperation between our Mövenpick Resort Taba and both reputable organizations, Green Globe Certification and Farnek Avireal. We are so happy and proud to be Green Globe certified in our first audit that took place recently.

"Green Globe certification has been one of our most important goals. Mövenpick Resort Taba has been working very hard on environmental, social, and employer sustainability aspects dreaming of 'ensuring a future for the generations to come.'

"Our hotel is leading a lot of initiatives and best practices like searching for alternative green energy, water preservation, waste management, welfare of our employees, and positive interaction with outside society. All these achievements had a great impact on the property and its reputation in the eyes of our guests and our employees and stakeholders."

Since November, 2010, Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has been working in partnership with Green Globe Certification to verify the sustainability of all properties worldwide. Under this partnership, Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts access Green Globe’s renowned certification program, which includes commitment to the internationally-accepted Green Globe Standard for Sustainable Travel and Tourism.


Mövenpick Resort Taba is set in magnificent landscapes, with breathtaking mountains and the alluring turquoise waters of the Gulf of Aqaba. This is the place to enjoy wonderful seaside holidays all year round. The Mövenpick Resort Taba has a 400-meter private beach, 3 pools, and a spa. The reefs around Taba are a diver’s paradise. Explore the nearby Sinai desert and canyon formations. Mövenpick Resort Taba is the ideal place to come, relax, and discover.

Guest rooms offer views over the Sinai Mountains, the lazy river, the Red Sea, and the swimming pools. Facilities include individually controlled A/C switches, 34-channel cable TV, minibar, hairdryer, and safe. Wireless Internet access is available throughout the resort.

Contact information: Mövenpick Resort Taba, South Sinai, 46621 Taba, Egypt, Phone: +20 69 3530 530, Fax: +20 69 3530 540, Email: , Web:


Green Globe Certification 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 Certification is based in California, USA, and is represented in over 83 countries. Green Globe is the only certification brand to be an affiliate member of the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), an agency of the United Nations, and is partly owned by the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC). For information, visit .

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