Green Globe is a certification program that assesses the sustainability performance of travel and tourism businesses through structured international benchmarks and criteria. Having achieved majority of the social, economic and environmental indicators for 2016, the property has successfully earned its fourth certification.
Since its opening in 2014, Mövenpick Hotel Apartments Al Mamzar has implemented eco-friendly initiatives from the installation of motion sensors for corridor lights and wash-basins in all its guest rooms and employee quarters, to the replacement of all existing halogen bulb lights to LED. Today, it celebrates a successful business year 2016 for achieving its Gross Operating Profit through improvising economical solutions that positively uplifts its pursuit of sustainable tourism, while delivering its promise of naturally enjoyable hospitality.
Mövenpick Hotel Apartments Al Mamzar’s Operations Manager Rany Chammas said: “An efficient amount of energy was saved because each team member contributed to making every resource-saving project happen. The team’s collective efforts and commitment drove the hotel to fulfill not only our business goals but also our responsibility to conserve our environment and to raise awareness amongst local communities.
“Four years of continuous certification from Green Globe truly represents Mövenpick Hotel Apartments Al Mamzar Dubai‘s dedication in meeting the highest standards of sustainable tourism environmentally, economically and socially.”
Other than adopting to more technological advancements, the increased involvement of its employees has also helped the company in effectively advocating its environmental and sustainability policies. They showed relentless support by actively participating in campaigns in Dubai such as Clean Up UAE, Blood Donation Drive, A Kilo of Kindess, Walk for Education, Beat Diabetes and Soap for Hope.
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 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 movenpick.com
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, click here.