Emaar Hospitality Group and Rove Hotels join hands with EmiratesGBC for ‘Green Key’ accreditation of 15 hotels & convenience assets

DUBAI, UAE – Emaar Hospitality Group, a liberality and convenience business of Emaar Properties PJSC, and Rove Hotels – a corner try of Meraas Holding and Emaar Properties PJSC, have assimilated hands with Emirates Green Building Council (EmiratesGBC), an eccentric forum directed during conserving a sourroundings by strengthening and compelling immature building practices, to secure a ‘Green Key’ acceptance for all a operational hotels and convenience resources in Dubai.

EmiratesGBC is a UAE’s National Operator for a Green Key certification, a customary of value in a margin of environmental sustainability and tolerable operation within a tourism industry. The agreement was sealed by Olivier Harnisch, Chief Executive Officer of Emaar Hospitality Group, and Saeed Al Abbar, Chairman of EmiratesGBC.

Initially, Emaar Hospitality Group and Rove Hotels aim to have 15 liberality and convenience resources in Dubai Green Key certified. These will embody all operational hotels underneath a 3 lifestyle hotel brands underneath Emaar Hospitality Group, and Emaar Leisure Group resources such as Arabian Ranches Golf Club and Dubai Polo Equestrian Club in further to all Rove hotels.

Olivier Harnisch said: “Across a hotels and convenience assets, we have an abiding joining to defend a top standards of appetite and H2O use potency as good as environmental best practices. These properties have already launched in-house immature practices and have dedicated teams ancillary a goal to ‘go green’ in line with a UAE Green Agenda and a Dubai Plan 2021. The Green Key acceptance will be a crowning excellence that will prominence a environmental stewardship and concentration on tolerable growth for a greener tourism industry.”

Saeed Al Abbar added: “As a National Operator of a Green Key certification, we have been operative closely with a UAE’s liberality attention to foster environmental best practices. Having progressing undertaken a immature hotel benchmarking programme, we entirely know a mandate and aspirations of a liberality operators. Emaar Hospitality Group and Rove Hotels are universe category UAE liberality operators, and by a agreement, we will support them in pushing and sourroundings sustainability standards that will offer as a indication for a industry.”

Created in 1994 in Denmark and internationally operated by Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) given 2002, a Green Key acceptance is being operated by EmiratesGBC in a UAE given 2013. To date, over 30 hotels in a UAE have been Green Key approved with poignant flourishing seductiveness from other attention stakeholders.

Supported by both United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UN WTO) and a United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Green Key is a largest tellurian ecolabel doing in 56 countries and operates as a non-governmental, non-commercial and eccentric program. Securing a Green Key acceptance adds value of a hotels and properties and serves as a symbol of general approval of environmental responsibility.

EmiratesGBC will work with any of a hotel properties and will control a initial of a Green Key audits in early 2018 following acquiescence of a full focus forms from Emaar Hospitality Group and Rove Hotels. Implementation of a Green Key criteria will be essential, and hotels will be audited a initial dual years and afterwards each 3 years to safeguard they work to a standards set by Green Key and ceaselessly urge operations and environmental performance.

The properties underneath Address Hotels + Resorts, a reward oppulance hotel and residences brand, that will essay for a Green Key acceptance are: Address Boulevard, Address Dubai Mall, Address Dubai Marina, Address Montgomerie, Palace Downtown and a arriving Address Downtown.

Both hotels underneath Vida Hotels and Resorts, a upscale lifestyle hotel and residences code – Vida Downtown and Manzil Downtown – as good as a 4 operational hotels – Rove Downtown, Rove City Centre, Rove Healthcare City and Rove Trade Centre – underneath Rove Hotels, will work towards a Green pivotal certification. 

The acceptance will be supposing after due industry by EmiratesGBC, ensuring that all resources defend a general criteria of Green Key covering areas such as environmental management, staff involvement, guest information, H2O usage, soaking and cleaning, rubbish management, appetite use efficiency, food libation handling, peculiarity of indoor environment, immature areas, and immature activities as partial of Emaar Hospitality Group’s corporate amicable responsibility.

Complementing a Green Key programme, EmiratesGBC also conducts a Energy Water Benchmarking for UAE hotels that papers appetite and H2O expenditure and outlines a intensity for savings, so contributing to reduced CO footprint by UAE hotels. As partial of a initial benchmarking exercise, 46 hotels that volunteered for a programme were benchmarked. EmiratesGBC is now mouth-watering hotels in a UAE to take partial in a 2018 Building Efficiency Accelerator, another free-of-cost benchmarking programme.

Serving a liberality sector, EmiratesGBC has also grown and conducts a array of training modules tailored to accommodate a specific needs of hotel properties, covering areas such as immature liberality sustainability, H2O management, appetite management, obliged procurement, rubbish management, indoor atmosphere quality, tolerable food beverage, tolerable housing and communications village development.

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