The legendary Marriott Mena House, Cairo Hotel is proud to announce that the property has recently achieved the EarthCheck Silver certificate. Awarded by the world’s leading business advisory group specializing in sustainability and destination management for the travel and tourism industry, the certification comes as a result of consistent and diligent hotel initiatives and projects to ensure a sustainable hotel experience is enjoyed by both guests and associates.
Stewart Moore, CEO and Founder of EarthCheck, said that Marriott Mena House, Cairo Hotel has taken a significant leadership position in sustainability being the first Marriott hotel in Egypt to receive this certification.
Mr. Moore said, “I would like to congratulate the whole team at Marriott Mena House, Cairo Hotel on their achievement.”
Omar Tantawy, General Manager of the Marriott Mena House Cairo, Hotel said, “Investing in the communities where we do business is a core part of Marriott’s social responsibility and sustainability global efforts and in line with Marriott’s international commitment to creating positive sustainable impact, Marriott Mena House, Cairo Hotel constantly strives to enhance the environment and maintain a friendly ecosystem through different projects and initiatives.”
“Sustainability and environmental initiatives continue to always be a significant objective for us that keeps the team working towards sustaining the global resources for the future generations and achieving higher tiers and status in various global prestigious and valued programs.” Said Abdel Rahman Eissa, Director of Operations at the Hotel.
Marriott Mena House, Cairo focuses on the hotel activities that might disrupt the environment and community if not wisely addressed. As such, the hotel has implemented an Environmental Management System that meets the standards of global sustainability best practices.
As Engineer Wessam EL Khatib, Director of Engineering and EarthCheck Program Coordinator at the hotel mentioned: “Marriott Mena House, Cairo continuously strives towards minimizing our footprint on the environment by implementing sustainable initiatives aiming to improve the hotel’s performance, efficiently managing energy resources, water and managing waste.”
By working with EarthCheck, Marriott Mena House, Cairo Hotel, in line with Marriott’s International Serve 360 Sustainability Program that supports sustainability actions, the hotel has joined other industry leaders who are taking meaningful steps towards resolving some of the very real issues that face the planet.