Iberotel Miramar Al Aqah receives the prestigious Green Globe Certificate
Property honored for achieving desirable results for sustainable tourism
Dubai, UAE (December 16, 2010) – The Iberotel Miramar Al Aqah Beach Resort, an upmarket Moroccan-style property in the heart of Fujairah, was honored with the prestigious Green Globe Certificate recently. The award was received by The Area General Manger & Business Development Manager Iberotel Hotels and Resorts, Ashraf Helmy. It was awarded in recognition of the property’s efforts in environmental best practices by an independently owned enterprise or hotel. Iberotel Miramar Al Aqah Beach Resort is the first resort in UAE’s East coast to receive such an honor.
The award is given to hotels that measure their environmental impact and then develop and implement strategies to reduce those impacts thus achieving the desired outcomes for sustainable tourism. Since its inception, the Green Globe brand has represented the best in environmental responsibility. Green Globe is an Affiliate Member of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and is part owned by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).
Area General Manger & Business Development Manager Iberotel Hotels and Resorts, Ashraf Helmy said: “We are highly honored and extremely happy to receive this award. It adds another feather to the cap of Iberotel Group by selecting one of our properties amongst all the other excellent international hotel chains in the UAE. We would like to share our experience with others in the region as well, as we believe it will encourage other properties in the country to implement such procedures in an effort to save the environment.”
Ashraf added all the properties of the Iberotel group are committed to preserving, protecting and enhancing the environment. “The group has strived to progressively reduce use of natural resources and recycle waste and this award will act as a further incentive in our efforts in this direction.”
Part of a progressive-oriented hospitality chain, Iberotel hotels rank among the best hotels in the world. Commitment, dedication and service drive its mission to offer guests a memorable experience they will cherish.
In an Iberotel hotel you enjoy first-class beach locations on the Red Sea or on the Turkish Mediterranean coast as well as in Italy, Egypt and Germany. Mostly built in a local architectural style, the group’s four and five-star hotels offer a high level of individuality and a stylish atmosphere. Iberotel’s success story goes back more than 30 years. By providing a high level of comfort and service, an outstanding and varied cuisine as well as high standards of hygiene, safety and environmental friendliness, Iberotel has acquired an excellent reputation. The property offers guests ‘all inclusive’ in all hotels in Egypt and Turkey and by that they mean ‘Enjoying yourself to the full’! All inclusive is full board, snacks, afternoon coffee and cakes, all local drinks at meal times and during bar opening hours, evening entertainment, a broad range of sporting and fitness activities and a special children’s program. Sometimes it is hard to believe how simple wellness can be, in case you just have enough possibilities and freedom. The TUI Holly is an annual prize awarded by TUI to the best 100 TUI holiday hotels in the world as chosen by TUI guests. Over the past few years many Iberotel hotels have been the proud winners of this coveted prize.
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