Citylife > Press Release
  Home Contact us Add to Favourites
Most Recent Postings
More Press Releses
Featured Sections

Event Finder
A daily roundup of exhibitions, promotions and other events in Dubai and the rest of the Emirates.
Submit an Event
Latest Dubai Press Releases >>


Dubai, UAE, December 4, 2017:  Armani Hotel Dubai's sustainability initiatives have been recognised at the 2017 Dubai Sustainable Tourism Awards with Abdul Quddus Sheikh, Director of Engineering, honoured as ‘Sustainability Champion' for demonstrating excellence in implementing and delivering sustainable development initiatives at the hotel.

Under Abdul Quddus Sheikh's leadership, Armani Hotel Dubai achieved impressive results in energy and water savings in addition to reducing its carbon footprint, and reinforced responsible environmental practices as an organisation-wide commitment. 

The recognition follows Armani Hotel Dubai winning its first Green Globe Certification, a strong testament to its commitment to be a socially and environmentally responsible hotel operator that is focused on international best practices in energy and water use efficiency and sustainable development. 

Mark Kirby, General Manager of Armani Hotel Dubai, said: “We are proud of the prestigious recognition for Abdul Quddus Sheikh, who plays a significant role in driving our sustainability initiatives. His passion, drive and commitment to set sustainability standards inspires our team to implement and adhere to green best practices that help reduce our carbon footprint and serve as a model for the hospitality industry. It is no easy task to set green standards for our hotel, located in an iconic super-tall structure, and his experience, domain knowledge and networking with environmental champions contributed to this recognition.”

Further highlighting its sustainability initiatives, Armani Hotel Dubai is part of the UAE Food Bank, an initiative announced by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President & Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai. The hotel is one of the key hospitality partners for the project that further promotes the noble ‘Year of Giving' initiative marked by the nation in 2017.

Launched this year, the Dubai Sustainable Tourism Awards recognise and reward companies within the tourism sector that have demonstrated best practices in reducing their carbon footprint, to promote sustainability of the tourism industry. 

The objectives of the awards are to develop guidelines that enable the tourism industry to become more sustainable; create a network on sustainability and enable sharing of best practices; and to recognise sustainability efforts and achievements within the industry.

Armani Hotel Dubai has replaced all incandescent lights with power saving LEDs. Motion detectors have been installed in back office areas, and water saving devices and water aerators have been fitted resulting in a significant decrease in water consumption. Armani Hotel Dubai is a certified member of Emirates Environmental Group, a professional working group focused on protecting the environment through education, green programs, and community involvement. 

Posted by : GoDubai Editorial Team
Viewed 6905 times
Posted on : Monday, December 4, 2017  
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of GoDubai.com.
Previous Story : VFS Global introduces special Christmas offers on Platinum Lounge and doorstep visa services
Next Story : Top Must-Visit Attractions For Your Dubai Trip
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers


Back to Top  
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
Bhima Jewellers Wows Women on International Women's Day
Foreo Declares 2018 the Year of Confidence
Beauty Indulgences for Mums this Mother's Day
Built for the Way We Communicate Today: Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ Launches in the UAE
The Ultimate Mother's Day Beauty and Wellness Gifts
The Sheet Mask Trend
Design International to open doors at d3
Filorga Launches Lift Range
Tissot PRS 516 Alpine Limited Edition A sporting tribute
Rise and Shine with Sophie's
International fragrance houses look to Middle East as inspiration for global per...
SMCCU opens its doors for SIKKA Art Fair
Max launches its Inaugural Abaya Collection
“The Night of Italian Design” at D3 Attracts Design Enthusiasts
It's Mother's Day!
LULU Organic Food Activation
Al-Futtaim Honda launches 10th generation Honda Accord
Mother's Day Offer from Blush N Curls Salon
Iconic milkshake brand Keventers to open 30 outlets across the UAE in 2018
Top Perfume Picks for Mother's Day @ Glambeaute.com
An Open Secret - The new Flying Regulator Open Gear provides deep insights
Luxury First: Range Rover Sv Coupé Debuts at Geneva Motor Show
The Global Sensation UFO Lands in Europe at Cosmoprof 2018
Nissan's e-POWER technology wins environmental award
Drink yourself to looking younger with Skinade
UAE Jiu-jitsu Federation® Conducted the Official Weigh-ins of Abu Dhabi Grand Sl...
Reading Champions Declared at 10th Emirates Airline Festival of Literature
Preps for the Fazza Championships for Shooting Saktoun Riffle begin on March 11
Own your pores like a Bioré Princess!
A Meet & Greet with the Pakistani Cricket Sensation Umar Akmal
OMEGA Launches its NATO Strap “Pop-Up Boutique” in Paris
Cadillac Alghanim kicks off world-class opportunity in Kuwait
The Dubai Mall unveils Fashion Avenue; the region's most prestigious luxury des...
The V-Tox Facial by Linda Meredith Skincare
Discover the MISA Cho Gong Jin Oriental and Herbal Skincare Range from Missha
Elina Svitolina takes New York by storm and wins it all!
Johnson's® Baby Launches Its First Semi-therapeutic Product Range
Corporate Power Dressing redefined at Kachins Signature
Arabian Healthcare Group and Dignity Health USA team up to expand world-class cl...
UAE's first ICU Symposium attracts over 150 of GCCs top healthcare professionals
Velvet Caviar meets Roger Dubuis Diva power
Dubai Customs commemorates 30th anniversary of the Harmonized System
Sanofi introduces innovative therapy to help address high unmet medical needs of...
Making First Impressions Finer
10th Emirates Airline Festival of Literature Ends with a Bang!
Alexey Firsov Solo Exhibition
PCFC, GDRFA conclude Successful Marriage program ahead of 7th Mass Wedding
Evonik Acrylics Africa expands with a new location in Cape Town
Danube Properties is all set to sparkle with their latest “Jewelz”.