Sheraton Montazah Switches off the Lights for the Planet

As global warming has become the biggest challenge people had to face and the world’s climate has been changing for the worse since the last decade, Sheraton Montazah Hotel Alexandria considered environmental protection as an extremely important issue.

Online PR News – 27-March-2013 – Alexandria – As global warming has become the biggest challenge that people have ever had to face and the world’s climate has been changing for the worse since the last decade, Sheraton Montazah Hotel Alexandria considered environmental protection as an extremely important issue.

March 27, 2013 - Alexandria, Egypt - In order to ensure greater sustainability, Sheraton Montazah Hotel Alexandria Egypt has begun putting together many green practices to make sure high environmentally friendly standards follow up and implementation in all operational areas and as a result, from 2011 to date, the hotel could achieve an amazing 14% reduction in its carbon footprints through electricity and gas saving measures applications.

In March 23, 2013 and for the third year consecutively, Sheraton Montazah also joined millions in the globe celebrating the Earth Hour by switching off lights for an hour from 8:30 pm. The hotel’s participation in this exceptional ecological event which saved 330 KWH making 47% of total energy saving during this particular hour is a continuation of its commitment to protect the environment not just for the people who presently live on earth but also for the many generations to come. Joining this global event was also to educate and create awareness about the importance of saving our planet. The hotel prepared for guests on this particular occasion a candle light dinner at the Café Coquillage and La Mamma Restaurant, green cocktails as a special welcome to incoming guests and snacks that do not need energy to cook, together with displaying a big banner explaining hotel’s efforts and initiatives for the environment.

“Taking part in this year’s Earth Hour is not something we take co-incidentally. We are implementing and having long term plans to raise awareness about sustainability and green living. It’s not just switching off lights for an hour, but setting an example together with other millions on earth who sincerely believe in this initiative” Said Atef Wilson, General Manager of the Hotel.

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Sheraton helps guests make connections at more than 400 hotels in 70 countries around the world and recently completed a $6 billion global revitalization and is now in the midst of a $5 billion global expansion over the next three years. Sheraton is owned by and is the largest and most global brand of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with 1058 properties in 100 countries and territories with 145,000 employees at its owned and managed properties. Starwood Hotels is a fully integrated owner, operator and franchisor of hotels, resorts and residences with the following internationally renowned brands: St. Regis®, The Luxury Collection®, W®, Westin®, Le Méridien®, Sheraton®, Four Points® by Sheraton, and the recently launched Aloft®, and Element SM. Starwood Hotels also owns Starwood Vacation Ownership, Inc., one of the premier developers and operators of high quality vacation interval ownership resorts. For more information, please visit www.starwoodhotels.com.

Press Contact:
Azza El Desouki
Director of Public Relations
azza.eldesouki@sheraton.com
Sheraton Montazah Hotel
Alexandria, Egypt

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Azza El Desouki
Sheraton Montazah Hotel
Cornich road - Montazah
Alexandria, 21411

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