The Iberotel Miramar Al Aqah Beach Resort, the upmarket Moroccan-style property in Fujairah’s Resort District, was honored with the prestigious Green Globe award 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 Manager & 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.
Iberotel Miramar at Al Aqah Fujairah Achieves High Environmental Standards (plus more photos of the Miramar Beach Resort), FIF, 15 December 2010.
Take a Look
Some photos from the award ceremony on 14 December 2010 can be found in this photo album.
This article is also posted on the Fujairah in Focus Facebook Page.
Image: Area General Manager & Business Development Manager Iberotel Hotels and Resorts, Ashraf Helmy, shares this celebration with Mr. Hassan Salem El Yamahy, the manager of the Dibba Municipality. On the left of Mr. Helmy is Lukas Eigenmann of Farnek Services which served as consultants to Miramar and on the far left is Ramakrishna Bhadhya a Consultant with Aireal and representative of Green Globe.