Hotels in Sanya go green for World Earth Hour 2018
As part of their ongoing commitment to the environment, luxury hotels such as InterContinental Hotels Group(IHG), Mandarin Oriental, Sanya, Atlantis Sanya, Rosewood Sanya and Park Hyatt Sanya Sunny Bay Resort in Sanya and Hainan played an active role in Earth Hour 2018 by switching off unnecessary lights wherever possible, organizing environmentally friendly themed activities, and sharing green travel tips on social media, thereby promoting sustainable living.
Here is a rundown of what some hotels in Sanya and Hainan did to mark Earth Hour 2018:
10 Hilton Hotels & Resorts in Hainan
Ten Hilton Hotels and Resorts in Hainan have joined the global Earth Hour initiative to promote environmental sustainability from March 19th to March 25th.
Each property has organized its own events to encourage guests to show their support for Earth Hour and pledge to protect the environment by living greener lives.
4 AccorHotels properties in Hainan Area
Pullman Oceanview Sanya Bay Resort & Spa
At 8:30 p.m. on March 24th, when the annual environmental initiative took place worldwide, guests and hotel staff members joined together at Pullman Oceanview Sanya Bay Resort and Spa to participate in the “Connect2Earth” campaign in support of Earth Hour 2018.
The hotel marked Earth Hour 2018 by switching off non-essential lighting in public areas and organizing a variety of environmentally-friendly themed activities such as unplugged live band performances and candle-lit dinners.
Sofitel Sanya Leeman Resort
On March 24tn, 2018, Sofitel Sanya Leeman Resort, together with countless worldwide individuals, companies and cities, participated in the global environmental protection project – Earth Hour, from 8:30pm to 9:30 pm.
In response to this year’s slogan “Connect2Earth”, the hotel not only participated in the activity itself but also encouraged its staff, in-house guests as well as regional communities to think and act green, making positive contributions to a sustainable earth.
Pullman Sanya Yalong Bay Villas & Resort
On March 24th, Pullman Sanya Yalong Bay Villas & Resort held an ‘Earth Hour’ activity between 8:30pm and 9:30pm at its Rive Gauche restaurant.
The hotel invited many guests to attend their Earth Hour event. Lights were extinguished and all present lit up candles and talked about environmental protection and global climate change while enjoying dinner.
24 Marriott International hotels in Hainan Area
Twenty-four Marriott International hotels in the Hainan Area went dark for one hour to shine a light on climate action in support of Earth Hour 2018. To bring Marriott’s Spirit to serve live in the local community, there was a charity donation initiative for Hainan. On March 24, every guest dining at any of Marriott International Hainan hotels’ restaurants for lunch or dinner, RMB 5 donated to the certified nonprofit organization Sanya Bright Connection supporting children with autism and cerebral palsy.
The St. Regis Sanya Yalong Bay Resort “went dark” for one hour on March 24th to shine a light on Earth Hour 2018. The hotel joined millions around the world in turning off its lights at 8:30 p.m. local time, while a 60-minute lawn cocktail and concert shined in the night. The event aimed to send a powerful message about environmental awareness and action.