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Marriott Hotels In Hong Kong Support Worldwide Earth Hour Movement For The Environment By Going Dark For One Hour

March 25, 2019 Responsible Tourism No Comments Email Email

Marriott hotels in Hong Kong will go dark for one hour on March 30th to shine a light on climate action in support of Earth Hour 2019. The hotels will join millions around the world in turning off their lights at 8:30 p.m. local time to illuminate a powerful message about environmental awareness and action. The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) created the annual global environmental awareness event 12 years ago to emphasize the threat of climate change.

Marriott hotels in Hong Kong, including The Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong, W Hong Kong, JW Marriott Hotel Hong Kong, Hong Kong Ocean Park Marriott Hotel, Hong Kong SkyCity Marriott Hotel, Sheraton Hong Kong Hotel & Towers, Le Méridien Cyberport, Renaissance Harbour View Hotel Hong Kong, Courtyard by Marriott Hong Kong and Courtyard by Marriott Hong Kong Sha Tin, will participate with a list of concerted efforts including the following:

  1. Turn off all non-essential lighting at the back of the house area, offices as well as hotel facade*
  2. Dim or turn off all non-essential lights in all restaurants and Executive Lounge*
  3. Use candles as light in designated restaurants and bars*
  4. Stop operation of selected escalators*
  5. Encourage hotel guests to switch off unnecessary lights in the room or when out*
  6. Encourage hotel guests to reduce usage of linen and laundry*
  7. Encourage hotel guests to receive hotel folios by email*
  8. Newspapers will only be available on request*
  9. Complimentary internet access at the Business Centre for making WWF online donations*

*Applicable at participating hotels only. Kindly check with respective hotels for more details.

  1. Special Earth Hour Food and Beverage promotions (promotional terms and conditions apply):

W Hong Kong

Special cocktail “Smoky Blackout” at HK$120+10% at WOOBAR starting from 6pm during Earth Hour

JW Marriott Hotel Hong Kong

  1. 60% off the Earth Hour Celebration Cocktails at Fish Bar during Earth Hour
  2. Pastry with a cup of coffee at HK$60 nett all day at Dolce 88

Hong Kong Ocean Park Marriott Hotel

  1. Get a free meal for a child (aged 3-12) for every two adult patrons during dinner buffet at Marina Kitchen Outdoor
  2. 20% off the à la carte menu and cocktails and one complimentary designated special drink at Pierside for staying guests who turn off all the unnecessary lights in the guest room during Earth Hour
  3. Staying guests are invited to attend a cocktail event at Pier Lounge & Pierside during Earth hour

Hong Kong SkyCity Marriott Hotel

50% off the total bill and special themed drinks at Velocity Bar & Grill during Earth Hour

Sheraton Hong Kong Hotel & Towers

  1. A special “Sustainable Food Corner” at The Café
  2. Signature cocktail “The Victoria” at HK$60+10% during Earth Hour

Le Méridien Cyberport

Pass around sustainable salmon-based amuse-bouches at hotel restaurants during Earth Hour

Renaissance Harbour View Hotel Hong Kong

Complimentary selection of sustainable crudo appetizers upon having dinner during Earth Hour at Mirage Bar & Restaurant

Courtyard by Marriott Hong Kong

40% off the dinner buffet at MoMo Café

Courtyard by Marriott Hong Kong Sha Tin

House white/ red wine at HK$50+10% per glass during Earth Hour

“Each year, we celebrate Earth Hour and are reminded of the importance this event has in bringing awareness to the pressing issues of climate change” said Denise Naguib, Vice President of Sustainability and Supplier Diversity of Marriott International. “We have a responsibility, and an opportunity to share this message with the millions of guests and associates through bringing Earth Hour to life tonight, and continuing the focus every day through our sustainability and social impact platform,  Serve 360.”

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