9 July 2019, Wuhan – In an important milestone, Marco Polo Wuhan has maintained Silver Certification Status through EarthCheck, the world's leading environmental management and professional services group for the travel and tourism industry.
General Manager of Marco Polo Wuhan, Mr. Lee Weng Wai says: "Marco Polo Wuhan is committed to help lower the carbon emissions for better environment. We are abided by the
EarthCheck rigorous quantitative evaluation and environmental management solution while
successfully attained the Bronze Certification Status in 2017 and achieved the Silver Certification Status in 2018, furthermore maintained the Silver Certification Status in 2019. We will keep on going to reduce carbon footprint, for the next stage for Gold Certification Status."
Tourism is a $1.4 trillion industry which directly affects the destinations it operators within. The very environmental values and cultural assets that attract visitors to destinations need to be protected and responsibly managed. The tourism industry and its operators are key to creating this change.
By working with EarthCheck, Marco Polo Wuhan has joined other industry leaders who are taking meaningful steps towards resolving some of the very real issues that face the planet.
About Marco Polo Wuhan
EXPLORE DISCOVER EXPERIENCE
Ideally situated at the urban riverfront and is in close proximity to the business district area. The hotel is only 40 minutes’ drive to Wuhan airport. With 356 well-appointed rooms and suites, most of them offering panoramic views of the Yangtze River, this elegant five-star business hotel is Wharf Hotels’ fourth hotel in China. In addition to the modern business amenities and Continental Club floor facilities, the hotel provides a choice of dining options from International, Asian and Chinese cuisine, plus extensive meeting and conference venues that can accommodate up to 800 persons. A recreation complex includes an indoor swimming pool, Jacuzzi, fitness center and massage facilities. For more information, visit marcopolohotels.com.
About Global Hotel Alliance
Global Hotel Alliance (GHA) is the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel brands, bringing together more than 30 brands with over 550 hotels in 78 countries. GHA uses a shared technology platform to drive incremental revenues and create cost savings for its member brands. GHA’s award-winning loyalty programme, DISCOVERY, provides 15 million members exclusive opportunities to immerse themselves in local culture wherever they travel. For more information, visit globalhotelalliance.com