Park Regis Kris Kin Hotel Dubai has become Green Globe certified for the third year running having reported savings of up to AED 363,499.
Having met the requirements set by Green Globe Standard 1.7. The hotel achieved a score of 80% in 2016 improving from 75% in 2015 and 72% in 2014.
Operational changes at the hotel helped reduce energy and water consumption, with initiatives resulting in considerable energy savings exceeding the targeted amount by 5.1% in the 12 months, from January to December last year. Energy consumption was reduced by 865,476 kWh resulting in a saving of AED 363,499 while CO2 emissions were reduced by 424.50 tons which is equivalent to the planting 15,302 tree seedlings grown for 10 years or by 498 acres of forest in one year!
Scott Butcher, general manager, Park Regis Kris Kin Hotel Dubai, said, “Since embracing the Green Globe programme, we have seen massive savings in terms of electricity and water consumption. We are delighted to receive the certification for the third consecutive year and would like to thank all our team for their commitment and dedication to the conservation of environment.”
Green Globe is an international certification for sustainable tourism. The Green Globe Standard is a structured assessment of the sustainability performance of travel and tourism businesses and includes 44 core criteria supported by over 389 compliance indicators. Park Regis Kris Kin Hotel Dubai has been utilizing the services of energy supervisors from UAE-based Magenta Technical Services to provide real time data to the engineering team thus bringing about continuous sustainable improvements.