Dubai, United Arab Emirates, August 19, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- The world’s leading certifier of sustainable travel and tourism businesses awards Dusit Thani Dubai with an EarthCheck Gold Certified achievement for 2015, representing 5 years of continuous certification.
Dusit Thani Dubai, Dusit International’s flagship property in the vibrant city of Dubai, has been awarded for the fifth time with a Certification by EarthCheck (www.earthcheck.org), a global recognition for its commendable and high standard of sustainable efforts, making Dusit Thani Dubai the very first accommodation operator in the Gulf States to receive a Gold Certification.
EarthCheck is an internationally recognized environmental management and certification program designed for the Travel and Tourism industry. It helps determine a company’s standard of environmental, social, and economic performance and requires compliance to internationally recognized standards.
“Congratulations to Dusit Thani, Dubai and all those who were involved in successfully achieving Gold EarthCheck Certification! This places you as a leader in the unique worldwide group of sustainable tourism operators that are Certified to the internationally recognised EarthCheck Company Standard with the exclusive EarthCheckTM science inside,” says Johanna Schliephack, Relationship Manager of EarthCheck.
In order for Dusit Thani Dubai to gain EarthCheck Certified status, the five-star hotel was required to submit a year’s worth of operational data to EarthCheck for benchmarking purposes. Benchmarks include the use of energy-efficient lighting, the minimization of water consumption, recycling of solid waste products and use of recycled products whenever possible.
“All it takes is a strong commitment and belief that we all have the potential to have an immensely positive influence on the environment and the lifestyles of urban dwellers. Five years of continuous certification against the EarthCheck Company Standard is indeed a true testament to Dusit Thani Dubai’s commitment in adhering to the highest scientific standards to enhance the environmental, economic and social sustainability of our initiatives,” shares Prateek Kumar, General Manager Dusit Thani Dubai.
Ms. Danelle Ruth Palang
Director of Marketing and Communications
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