Novotel Clarke Quay a Prominent Business Force in Singapore's First Earth Hour

Top Quote Novotel Clarke Quay, one of Singapore's best located luxury hotels, will participate in the country's first Earth Hour this year. The lights at the hotel will go off between 8.30pm and 9.30pm on March 28, 2009. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) February 23, 2009 - Novotel Clarke Quay is again displaying its leadership in environmental initiatives, with a commitment to Singapore's first Earth Hour.

    The 401-room, recently renovated Singapore luxury hotel will turn off:
    1. All public area lighting, replacing this with candlelight
    2. All non-essential lighting in Back of House
    3. All air-conditioning in Back of House
    4. All outdoor neon lighting
    5. The 401 outdoor balcony lights corresponding to each room

    Guests will be asked to participate in the event also, and provided with torches in their rooms for this purpose.

    "We are really excited to be part of this program", commented Simon Jones, the hotel's Resident Manager.

    "Novotel Singapore Clarke Quay has worked hard on numerous environmental and social programs in 2008, and is continuing to do so in 2009. Novotel
    Singapore Clarke Quay is 1st Hotel in Singapore to be Certified (in 2008) as
    a Green Globe Hotel by the EC3 Group; participation in the Earth Hour
    program continues to shows our commitment" Jones said.

    The EC3 program makes a specialist team of consultants and managers, as well as environmental products, available to Novotel Clarke Quay.

    The luxury Singapore hotel also recently created and made public their environmental policy, which includes initiatives related to energy efficiency and use of renewable energy, reduction of water consumption and water recycling, and recycling of waste.

    About Novotel Clarke Quay:

    Novotel Clarke Quay, situated in the heart of Singapore and within the vibrant and dynamic Clarke Quay area, is one of Singapore's best located hotels, both for tourists and business travelers. Novotel Clarke Quay features 401 recently renovated rooms each with magnificent and un-obstructed views of the meandering Singapore River. The hotelís guest rooms have been upgraded to Novotel's latest design standards offering state of the art amenities such as flat screen televisions with DVD players and versatile pivoting workstations developed with the travelling executive in mind.

    For more information please contact:

    Simon Jones
    Resident Manager, Novotel Clarke Quay
    Email: H5993-GM1 ( @ ) accor dot com

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