Kuwait, 29 August, 2016: Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel and Spa, Kuwait’s idyllic resort, has been certified by Green Globe, the global certification for sustainable tourism, for the second consecutive year. Following an inspection process, the luxurious landmark achieved a score of 79 per cent, meeting all international standards for sustainable practices.
In-line with the hotel’s dedication to sustainability practices, Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel and Spa has successfully and consistently practiced energy and water conservation, reduced electricity consumption and implemented many eco-friendly initiatives for the wellbeing and safety of its guests and the community in Kuwait.
General Manager, Hakan Petek, said: “Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel and Spa is committed to improving the conditions of the local community and the environment in which the hotel is situated. It is an honour to be awarded once again for these achievements, which would not be possible without the hard work and persistent dedication of our colleagues. It is truly a testament to their continuous pursuit for excellence in delivering exceptional services.”
Working hand-in-hand, colleagues have worked continuously to raise environmental awareness and uphold eco-friendly practices across all aspects of the hotel, as well as through the Corporate Social Responsibility practices and initiatives that the hotel and its colleagues engage in.
Since opening in 2013 the property has organised several initiatives to make a positive contribution to the local community including social, charitable and environmental initiatives in addition to actively promoting the rich heritage of Kuwait. The hotel remains committed to improving lives and delivering the STAY DIFFERENT™ brand promise.
Further recognising its eco-friendly practices, the hotel has also won this year the titles of Eco Luxury Hotel of the Middle East as well as Luxury Hotel of Kuwait at the Luxury Lifestyle Awards, the international coveted award for the luxury segment.
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About Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa:
The Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel and Spa is ideally located in a secluded area with easy access to Kuwait’s Central Business District, airport and major attractions. The beachfront resort features 316 rooms and suites, 79 residential suites and 12 villas, six restaurants along with cafés and lounges, a 3 500 m2 ‘Talise Spa’, a 200-metres private beach, two swimming pools and a children’s play area. Additionally, extensive conference and banqueting facilities are available, including a showpiece 1 950 m2 Badriah ballroom.
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 including the flagship Burj Al Arab Jumeirah. Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts manages properties in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, UAE, and Kuwait in the Middle East; Baku, Bodrum, Frankfurt, Istanbul, London and Mallorca (Spain) in Europe; the Maldives and Shanghai in Asia. Jumeirah Group also runs the luxury serviced residences brand Jumeirah Living™ with properties in London and Dubai; the new contemporary lifestyle hotel brand Venu™; the wellness brand Talise™; Jumeirah Restaurant Group Dubai™; Wild Wadi Waterpark™; The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management™; and Jumeirah Sirius™, its global loyalty programme. Future openings include luxury and lifestyle hotels in China, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Malaysia, Mauritius, Oman, Russia and the UAE.
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