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

March 20, 2018 Responsible Tourism No Comments Email Email

Marriott hotels in Hong Kong will go dark for one hour on March 24 to shine a light on climate action in support of Earth Hour 2018. The hotel will join millions around the world in turning off its 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 11 years ago to emphasize the threat of climate change.

Marriott hotels in Hong Kong, including JW Marriott Hotel Hong Kong, Hong Kong SkyCity Marriott Hotel, Sheraton Hong Kong Hotel & Towers, Renaissance Harbour View Hotel Hong Kong, Le Méridien Cyberport, 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 all non-essential lights in all restaurants and Executive Lounge*
    3. Stop operation of selected escalators*
    4. Encourage hotel guests to switch off unnecessary lights in the room or when out*
    5. Encourage hotel guests to reduce usage of linen and laundry*
    6. Encourage hotel guests to receive hotel folios by email*
    7. Newspapers will only be available on request*
    8. Complimentary internet access at the Business Centre for making WWF online donations*
  1. Special Earth Hour Food and Beverage promotions (promotional terms and conditions apply):

JW Marriott Hotel Hong Kong

  1. 60% off for 60 minutes on Earth Hour Celebration Cocktails at The Lounge during

Earth Hour

  1. Pastry with a cup of coffee at HK$60 nett all day at Dolce 88

Hong Kong SkyCity Marriott Hotel

50% dining discount at Velocity Bar & Grill during Earth Hour

Sheraton Hong Kong Hotel & Towers

  1. Designated lounges will use candles as light
  2. Sustainable seafood and local organic vegetable items are available for dinner consumption at Oyster & Wine Bar, Unkai Japanese Cuisine, Celestial Court Chinese Restaurant and the Café

Renaissance Harbour View Hotel Hong Kong

  1. Designated restaurants and bars will ‘go dark’, using candles as light
  2. Complimentary selection of sustainable crudo appetizers upon having dinner during
    Earth Hour at Mirage Bar & Restaurant

Le Méridien Cyberport

Guest will receive a glass of complimentary red or white wine at PSI bar during Earth Hour

Courtyard by Marriott Hong Kong

40% discount on dinner buffet at MoMo Café

Courtyard by Marriott Hong Kong Sha Tin

Selected mocktail “R7” at $48+10% per glass at LEVELthirty Lounge & Bar during Earth Hour

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

“It’s a privilege for us to support Earth Hour because it echoes Marriott International’s global focus on the environment” said Denise Naguib, Vice President of Sustainability and Supplier Diversity. “Today, business plays a critical role in taking on our world’s most pressing social and environmental issues, including climate change. Earth Hour reflects a philosophy we aim to practice year-round through our sustainability & social impact platform, Serve 360.”

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