Ishraq Hospitality celebrates a milestone year of commitment to sustainability at Holiday Inn Dubai Al-Maktoum Airport.
This outstanding dedication not only underlines the hotel’s strong environmental responsibility, but has also earned it the impressive Award for best airport hotel in it World Travel Awards 2023.
In perfect harmony with the UAE’s sustainability vision for 2023, the hotel has initiated a series of impactful programs. These include interacting with long-term guests to cultivate a flourishing garden of various plants and vegetables in the hotel’s backyard. In addition to these efforts, the implementation of energy saving measures and highly efficient food waste management systems serves to strengthen the hotel’s role as an industry leader by generating a positive impact on both the environment and the local community. .
Additionally, the hotel’s commitment to its ESG objectives extends to volunteering and training efforts, accumulating more than 1,400 hours of volunteer work. The entire team has received comprehensive training in food waste management, aligning with the company’s general objectives. The hotel continues to actively participate in monthly activities, including beach clean-ups, desert conservation efforts, food and water distribution to community areas, and campaigns to support the UAE Food Bank.
Sylvia Matei, Hotel Director of Holiday Inn Dubai Group and Staybridge Suites Dubai Al-Maktoum saying:
“Our commitment goes beyond mission status, it is a promise for our planet and generations to come. Through our dedicated focus on sustainable solutions, including our green procurement system and waste management strategies, we have achieved incredible results, including a substantial 30-point increase in the green procurement index and a staggering 40% reduction in total waste. Beyond the numbers, it is the sense of community and our collective responsibility that truly inspires. Our participation in initiatives environmental cleanup and charitable activities has also expanded our connections within the community.”
Holiday Inn Dubai Al-Maktoum Airport has conserved an impressive 200,000 KWH of energy and approximately one million gallons of water. The hotel’s strong commitment to recycling, especially paper and cardboard, has resulted in the safeguarding of 29 trees and 280 gallons of oil, as certified by Union Paper Mills.
Ishraq Hospitality is optimistic about the future, and Holiday Inn Dubai Al-Maktoum Airport exemplifies how hotels can transition to a sustainable future without compromising guest experience. As the United Arab Emirates prepares to COP28 In December, Holiday Inn Dubai Al-Maktoum Airport emerges as a key destination for those who value sustainability without sacrificing comfort.