December 2017 (Wuhan, China) - Marco Polo Wuhan has achieved bronze 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. We will keep on going to reduce carbon footprint, for the next stage for Silver and Gold Certification Status."
EarthCheck is the world’s leading scientific benchmarking, certification and advisory group for travel and tourism. Since 1987, we have helped businesses, communities and governments to deliver clean, safe, prosperous and healthy destinations for travellers to visit, live, work and play. We understand the value of big ideas and the importance of clear communication. We know that what can be good for the planet is also good for business.
About Marco Polo Wuhan
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 luxurious and well-appointed rooms and suites, most of them offering panoramic views of the Yangtze River, this elegant five-star business hotel is Marco Polo’s 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.
About Wharf Hotels
Emanating the spirit of discovery, Wharf Hotels, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Wharf (Holdings) Ltd, is based in Hong Kong. It currently operates 14 owned or managed luxury and premium brands, Niccolo and Marco Polo Hotels in Hong Kong, China and the Philippines. Niccolo Hotels was added to the group’s portfolio in 2015 as the new luxury collection. The legendary spirit for travel, exploring and sharing experiences is the embodiment of Niccolo and Marco Polo Hotels and can be found in each of its vibrant cities. Marco Polo Hotels maintains its long-standing ethos of discovery, creating unique guest experiences and drawing on the key philosophies of its namesake, Marco Polo: an adventurer, a traveller, an entrepreneur and a connoisseur of culture - just as Marco Polo’s modern travellers are today.
Further details on Wharf Hotels are available at wharfhotels.com.
About Global Hotel Alliance (short version)
Founded in 2004, and based on the airline alliance model, Global Hotel Alliance (“GHA”) is today the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel brands. GHA uses a shared technology platform to drive incremental revenues and create cost savings for its member brands, and operates a multi-brand loyalty programme, DISCOVERY, which has over six million members. GHA currently includes more than 30 brands, encompassing over 550 upscale and luxury hotels with 110,000 rooms across 76 different countries. For more information visit gha.com