Sheraton Grand Hotel to go dark for one hour as part of Earth Hour

Sheraton Grand Hotel, Dubai will go dark for one hour on March 30, as part of the Earth Hour 2019 initiative

Westin Abu Dhabi to host sixth 'Kilomarathon' on October 26, 2018

Westin Abu Dhabi to host sixth 'Kilomarathon' on October 26, 2018

All proceeds will benefit the Al Jalila Foundation's 'Farah' programme

Dubai Tourism and DEWA list green practices for hotels in a push for sustainable tourism

Dubai Tourism and DEWA list green practices for hotels in a push for sustainable tourism

The listed recommendations are aimed at helping the hospitality sector develop an environmentally friendly future

Hilton pushes for sustainable tourism across Africa with $1 million investment

Hilton pushes for sustainable tourism across Africa with $1 million investment

The company will focus key areas such as youth opportunity, water stewardship, anti-human trafficking, local sourcing and protecting wildlife

Anantara to roll out global ban on plastic straws in October

Anantara to roll out global ban on plastic straws in October

The single-use plastic straws will be banned from every property worldwide

Petra Marriott Hotel awarded the Green Key Certificate

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


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Oman tourism arrivals to increase 5% annually to 2023, according to ATM report
TRAVEL Oman tourism arrivals to increase 5% annually to 2023, according to ATM report

Arrivals to Oman to increase at a CAGR of 5%, fuelled by visitors from India who accounted for 21% of total arrivals in 2018

COMMENT: Saudi Arabia's giga-projects are catalysts of change
Business COMMENT: Saudi Arabia's giga-projects are catalysts of change

Giga-projects is one of six different streams created by Saudi's Public Investment Fund (PIF) around which it has structured its investment plan

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