Petra Marriott Hotel awarded the Green Key Certificate

The hotel joins Amman Marriott Hotel and 2,900 hotels worldwide that have fulfilled the criteria

Seven Tides plans to implement hydroponic gardening at its hotels

Seven Tides plans to implement hydroponic gardening at its hotels

Hydroponics is a method of growing plans in a nutrient-rich water solution instead of soil

Emaar partners with Winnow with the aim to cut food waste in half

Emaar partners with Winnow with the aim to cut food waste in half

The group has partnered with tech firm Winnow to bring smart scales to 12 Emaar properties this year

Oman's Shangri-La hotels implement property-wide ban on plastic straws

Oman's Shangri-La hotels implement property-wide ban on plastic straws

Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa and Shangri-La Al Husn Resort & Spa will replace the straws with a sustainable mental option

Dubai Tourism hosts sustainability workshop for 51 hotels

Dubai Tourism hosts sustainability workshop for 51 hotels

Yousuf Lootah explained the mechanics of the board game and highlighted DST's carbon calculator programme

Marriott hotels to eliminate straws from properties by 2019

Marriott hotels to eliminate straws from properties by 2019

The new initiative will be implemented across its 6,500 properties globally

Media One in Dubai launches 'Green Leaf' initiative

Media One in Dubai launches 'Green Leaf' initiative

The initiative will offers guests the option to choose whether or not their rooms will be serviced each day in exchange for a number of benefits

Hilton Salalah Resort attains first Green Globe certification

Hilton Salalah Resort attains first Green Globe certification

The property is the only one in Oman to receive this award

Deutsche Hospitality funds water treatment plant in Egypt

Deutsche Hospitality funds water treatment plant in Egypt

The solar-powered water treatment plant is the second project from the hotel company and is located in Asmant, Egypt

Six Senses reveals 2017 sustainability results

Six Senses reveals 2017 sustainability results

Since 2012, each Six Senses property has been monitoring sustainability efforts to contribute to Cornell University's hotel sustainability benchmarking programme

Melia Hotels joins crusade against single-use plastics

Melia Hotels joins crusade against single-use plastics

The elimination will avoid more than 15 tonnes of CO2 emissions generated each year by waste disposal

Central Hotels goes paperless in rooms

Central Hotels goes paperless in rooms

The operator has partnered with Crave Interactive to install digital guest room tablet directories across its hotels

Abu Dhabi hotel implements year-long green initiative, saves $27,225

Abu Dhabi hotel implements year-long green initiative, saves $27,225

Grand Millennium Al Wahda Hotel Abu Dhabi developed a green initiative in accordance with Tadweer's Annual Waste Reduction Action Plan (WRAP)

Hilton Abu Dhabi saves nearly 1,000 litres of water through eco initiative

Hilton Abu Dhabi saves nearly 1,000 litres of water through eco initiative

The hotel implemented a month-long environmental initiative in support of World Water Day

Hilton to remove plastic straws across all managed hotels

Hilton to remove plastic straws across all managed hotels

Hilton's commitment will remove five million straws each year in Europe, Middle East & Africa hotels alone

Ramada Ajman awarded Green Globe for a third year

Ramada Ajman awarded Green Globe for a third year

The hotel also received Climate Neutral Business Travel confirmation for offsetting 48 tonnes of CO2 emission


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Back Of House

Petra Marriott Hotel awarded the Green Key Certificate

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Food & Beverage

Celebrity chef Marco Pierre White bans Michelin Guide inspectors from his new restaurant

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People

Ligia Brasoveanu appointed general manager of Hilton Garden Inn Ras Al Khaimah

Brasoveanu’s most recent role saw her serve as hotel manager of the Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Resort & Spa

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Business

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LEISURE

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