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Jinjiang Inn's 'Green Thumb' Helping The Hotel To Grow

Top Quote Rarely do economy hotels and environmental initiatives go hand-in-hand. Yet Jinjiang Inn, one of the Shanghai hotel scene's original economy chains, has recently announced a raft of greening projects across the business that trounce many of Shanghai accommodations, and the world's, biggest names. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) June 02, 2010 - Shanghai, China - Jinjiang Inn has recently announced an enormous selection of green projects and initiatives, to help cement their names among Shanghai hotels as both a value-for-money and environmentally responsible brand. The initiatives have resulted in a 4-leaf Green Hotel rating for three of their hotels, and a 3-leaf rating for a further 3.

    The awarded Green Hotels were:
    4-leaf rating
    New Hongqiao
    Pudong Airport
    Zhangjiang

    3-leaf rating
    Lujiazui
    Huamu
    Expo hotel

    JinJiang Inn's environmental initiatives stand out among Shanghai hotels for their diversity and inventiveness. They include:
    Using low Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) emission materials in building and renovating
    Furnishings which reach E0 standard
    External wall heat preservation
    Water saving systems
    Offering an RMB10 bonus to guests who do not use disposable items

    "Many of the larger hotels seem to focus on the large infrastructure projects when trying to go green", said Tracy Guo, market manager at Jinjiang Inn.

    "We have thought a bit more laterally, and discovered many ways that we can be ecologically responsible while maintaining great value for money", Tracy Guo continued.

    Jinjiang Inn was one of the major Shanghai economy hotels that participated in Earth Hour for the past 3 years, and it is this sort of low-cost, high environmental return initiative that Tracy believes has led to JinJiang Inn's prominent 'green hotel' reputation.

    About Jinjiang Inn:

    The Jinjiang Inn chain was China's first economy hotel chain, comprised of 480 branches across 31 provinces and 126 cities. Professional and pragmatic spirit, sincere and continuously improving service, and the pursuit of simple and stylish have been the hallmarks of the brand.

    For more information please contact:
    Name Tracy Guo
    Position, market manager of JinJiang Inn
    Tel: 8621 61276600-6933
    http://www.jinjianginns.com

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