First Central Hotel Apartments, located in TECOM, is the proud recipient of this year’s Best Green Technology and Sustainability Award for its exemplary eco-friendly initiatives to lower energy consumptions and reduce global warming
The announcement was made during the annual Hospitality Technology Awards ceremony organized by Quintessential 4Media. The Awards is a unique event that recognizes esteemed hospitality and technology innovators who have successfully achieved and implemented technological innovations to improve customer experience and business efficiency.
The Best Green and Sustainable Technology Award is given to a business that has carried out the best technology solution that adhere to eco-friendly practices. The entrants must provide how the technology will reduce wastage of any kind or offer a sustainable and cost effective solution to a business problem.
First Central Hotel Apartments received the award for its campaign of switching to energy-efficient LED lights in all of the hotel rooms and facilities including the installation of motion detectors on both ends of every hallway in order to lower the consumption of electricity. As a result the hotel has observed 40% to 50% energy savings on its consumption every month since implementing the initiative.
In accepting the award, Mr. Abdulla Al Shammar, General Manager, First Central Hotel Apartments, said: “We at Central Hotels, are honored to receive this award for Best Green and Sustainable Technology by utilizing LED Lights and Motion Detectors at First Central Hotel Apartments. This award is a great achievement and re-affirms our motto of being “The Center of Hospitality”. Our focus goes beyond delivering high-quality services to both leisure and business travelers, as we strive to support campaigns that aim to preserve our mother Earth. We heeded the call for Sustainable Development so we may protect the environment for this generation and the generations to come. We thank The Hospitality Technology Awards for recognizing our dedication to a Greener Environment.”