For the third year consecutively, Sheraton Montazah Hotel Alexandria, joined millions around the globe, on March 23, in celebrating the Earth Hour by switching off lights for an hour from 8:30 pm. The hotel’s participation in this ecological event, which saved 330 KWH, about 47% of total energy, during this particular hour, is a continuation of its commitment to protect the environment not only for those who are currently living on earth but for also the many generations to come. Joining this global event was also to educate and create awareness about the importance of saving our planet.
On this occasion, the hotel prepared a candle light dinner at the Café Coquillage and La Mamma Restaurant, where green cocktails were served as a special welcome to incoming guests as well as snacks that do not need energy to cook. A big banner showing the hotel’s efforts and initiatives for the environment was also displayed.
As global warming has become one of the biggest challenges facing the world’s climate, Sheraton Montazah Hotel considered environmental protection as an extremely important issue. And in order to guarantee greater sustainability, the hotel has begun pursuing several green practices. As a result, the hotel was able to achieve 14 percent reduction in its carbon footprints from 2011 to date.