Al Faisaliah Hotel and Hotel Al Khozama celebrate World Environment Day

Published June 2nd, 2010 - 06:23 GMT

Al Faisaliah Hotel and Hotel Al Khozama, Rosewood Hotels in Riyadh, supported by the management of Al Khozama Management Company (AKMC), celebrated the World Environment Day which takes place on June 5 of every year, by reinforcing environmental awareness among the youth.

On this occasion the management of Al Faisaliah Hotel and Hotel AlKhozama invited students from the Early Learning Schools to visit Hotel Al Khozama and to participate in the“Verdes” program. Verdes is an environment awareness initiative of Rosewood Hotels and Resorts. The visit started with a presentation on the environment and how to protect it and preserve it through conscious savings on water and energy, also the topics of recycling and reusing certain products were on the agenda. Thereafter, the students listened to an explanation on the usefulness of plants and trees from the gardening expert at Hotel Al Khozama, and they commemorated the event by planting a tree in the hotel’s garden.

“We are committed to “Verdes” program which stands for: “Values Earth’s Resources and Demonstrate Environmental Sensitivity,” said Peter Finamore, Managing Director of Rosewood Hotels in Riyadh. “Verdes’ pledge: Rosewood Hotels & Resorts promises to value the earth’s resources and demonstrate environmental sensitivity. We vow to be noble stewards of nature and proactively seek ways to conduct our business in a manner that puts environmental responsibility and sustainability at the forefront of our business objectives.” He added.

“We are glad to receive the remarkable students from the Early Learning Schools. They have demonstrated a great interest and a high level of awareness as to the importance of preserving the environment, and they will in their turn help spread environmental awareness among their peers.” Added Finamore.


Caption: Students from Early Learning Schools visit Hotel Al Khozama to celebrate World Environment Day.

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