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JUMEIRAH MESSILAH BEACH HOTEL & SPA AWARDED GREEN GLOBE CERTIFICATE

Media release.
Published: 28-Jul-2015 10:02 am
Publisher: Jumeirah Group

Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa has received the Green Globe certification in recognition of its dedication to sustainable practices.

Energy and water usage at the hotel is monitored on a continual basis and a 3% reduction target has been set. To reduce electricity consumption an in-room management system has been implemented which automatically shuts down power and closes curtains when guest rooms are unoccupied. In addition, energy efficient appliances are used in guest rooms and windows are tinted to lower heat absorbed from sunlight.

General Manager, Hakan Petek, said: “We are delighted to receive this certification which reinforces our commitment to sustainability in Kuwait’s community. Our sustainability management plan encompasses four key areas: environment, corporate social responsibility, quality of economic wellbeing of the community and the health and safety of our guests and stakeholders. Our colleagues across all departments are committed to achieving this plan without compromising the STAY DIFFERENT™ experiences that our guests enjoy when they stay with us.”

In line with water reduction strategies, low flow aerators, motion sensors and dual flush toilets have been installed within specified areas of the hotel. Outside, drought resistant native plants such as cactus, cycas and palms are grown within the gardens and landscaped areas.

An irrigation schedule for sprinklers is confined to designated hours and adjusted with the change of seasons.

To raise environmental awareness among colleagues and within the community, the hotel takes part in environmental initiatives each year. Colleagues previously worked in collaboration with members from the Kuwait Turtle Conservation Project to successfully release an injured green sea turtle back to its natural habitat.

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About Jumeirah Group:

Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, operates a world-class portfolio of hotels and resorts. Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts includes Jumeirah at Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi; Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray and Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai; Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa in Kuwait; Jumeirah Bilgah Beach Hotel in Baku; Jumeirah Dhevanafushi and Jumeirah Vittaveli in the Maldives; Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel in Shanghai; Jumeirah Frankfurt in Germany; Jumeirah Grand Hotel via Veneto in Rome; Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa in Mallorca, Spain; Pera Palace Hotel Jumeirah in Istanbul; as well as Jumeirah Carlton Tower and Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel in London. Jumeirah Group also runs the luxury serviced residences brand Jumeirah LivingTM; the wellness brand Talise; Jumeirah Restaurants; Wild Wadi WaterparkTM; The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management; and SiriusTM, its global loyalty programme.

About Jumeirah Emirates Towers

An architectural masterpiece, Jumeirah Emirates Towers offers luxurious experiences in the heart of UAE’s most dynamic city. Soaring high above the central business and commercial district, Jumeirah Emirates Towers is a dramatic backdrop to Dubai's skyline and a visible statement of the region's growing corporate success. Comprising of two equilateral triangles, this landmark structure is home to an Office Tower, Hotel Tower and shopping Boulevard. The hotel encompasses 400 spacious rooms and suites, 15 world-class restaurants and bars, Talise Fitness, Talise Spa as well as elite shopping and lifestyle attractions at the Boulevard, a unique and prestigious retail destination. Additionally, the award-winning hotel has multiple venues for inspiring events including the grand Godolphin Ballroom seating 500 and 16 Congress and meeting rooms, making it the ideal destination for travellers from all walks of life.

For further information please contact:
Director of External Communications
Jumeirah Group
PO Box 73137, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Telephone: +971-4-364-7955 
E-mail: PR@jumeirah.com 
Visit us at: www.jumeirah.com

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