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Mövenpick El Quseir’s continues its sustainable approach

June 24, 2015 3:57 pm Category: Gulf States, Middle East, Under the spotlight A+ / A-
Movenpick El Queseir’s sustainable commitment reconfirmed

Movenpick El Quseir’s sustainable commitment reconfirmed

Located in El Quadim Bay directly on the Red Sea, Mövenpick Resort El Quseir resort features traditional-styled Nubian bungalows offering balcony views of the Red Sea. A private beach beckons guests to the locations scenic coral and marine life. Guests are also able to explore the desert on foot, bicycle or jeep safari. recently received Green Globe re-certification for the fourth year running.

According to Mövenpick Resort El Quseir, in line with its energy saving strategies, energy efficient lighting has been installed around the property such as the replacement of incandescent 80W light bulbs with efficient 11W compact fluorescent bulbs and the introduction of LED lighting. In addition, the Building Management System (BMS) regulates electricity consumption. One of the main functions of the BMS is to automatically operate the air-conditioning system to perform at the most optimal efficiency level.

Water reduction initiatives include the continual monitoring of water usage, the installation of water flow regulators and dishwashing machines that incorporate water reuse. Also, to reduce waste degradable garbage bags are used for the disposal of local products instead of plastic bags. And, segregated recycling bins are utilised at the property while liquid effluents are treated and made into soap products.

The pristine, untouched house reef directly located in front of the hotel is one of the most beautiful and diversified spots at the Red Sea. The resort’s on site dive centre is ecologically and sustainably managed and limits the number of divers to 100 per day. Furthermore, a maximum of 25 divers is permitted in the water within the bay at any given time. And, in accordance with corporate and environmental responsibilities, resort staff organise underwater cleanup days on a regular basis.

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