Three ONYX hotels amongst 11 hotels in Thailand honoured with the Kuoni Water Champion Award

Travel and Lifestyle Press Releases Friday November 20, 2015 11:37
Bangkok--20 Nov--ONYX Hospitality Group
Amari Boulevard Bangkok, Amari Phuket and OZO Chaweng Samui recognised for their commitment towards sustainable water management

Leading international hospitality provider ONYX Hospitality Group is proud to announce that three of its hotels in Thailand are amongst only 11 nationwide to be honoured with the prestigious Kuoni Water Champion Award. ONYX is also the only group to have hotels in three different destinations receiving this recognition, which validates each property's commitment towards tracking water usage, managing water supplies efficiently and raising guest awareness on sustainability.

Amari Boulevard Bangkok, Amari Phuket and OZO Chaweng Samui entered a long-term engagement on sustainable water management with Kuoni, one of the world's largest travel industry service providers. All three properties excelled in a range of sustainable activities recommended by Kuoni, including the installation of water meters, calculation of consumption data and implementation of water-saving practices.

According to data collected by Kuoni, all three hotels collectively saved almost 2,500 cubic metres of water within a two-month period, the equivalent of a full Olympic-sized swimming pool, as a result of these water management initiatives.

Peter Henley, President and CEO, ONYX Hospitality Group, said,

"With demand for sustainable travel options on the rise and travellers increasingly looking for hotels that are committed to being environment-friendly, we are delighted with our sustainable achievements and the recognition by one of the world's leading travel companies. As a socially responsible company, we aim to protect natural resources and biodiversity, and ensure that all potential impact of our operations on the environment are identified and managed."

The Kuoni Water Champion Award is an integral component of the company's water champion programme. To support the hotels during the implementation phase in Thailand, Kuoni, in collaboration with local consultant Nicolas Dubrocard, developed and published a sustainable water management manual in English and Thai. The aim of the manual is for the end-user to have the tools necessary to implement step-by-step a sustainable water management in their own operations, including an accompanying set of Excel worksheets to calculate water consumption and cost-benefit analyses of the improvement mechanisms.

Latest Press Release

Oasis Spa Opens Its Newest Phuket Branch Oasis Tropical Retreat Spa Inside Laguna

Oasis Spa's newest branch lies within the park-like Laguna Resort near Bangtao beach, Phuket. Nestled among white beaches and tranquil lagoons, the Oasis Tropical Retreat Spa is an elegant sanctuary for relaxation and restoration. Its spacious treatment...

Photo Release: THAI Welcomes Assembly Members from the Federation of Ishikawa and Fukui Prefectures, Japan

Mr. Korakot Chatasingha (fourth from left), THAI Director of Thailand Regional Sales, recently welcomed assembly members from the Federation of Ishikawa and Fukui Prefectures, Japan, who made a courtesy visit to the head office of Thai Airways...

King Power Mahanakhon Unveils New World Class Tourist Destination #Mahanakhon SkyWalk

King Power Mahanakhon unveils Mahanakhon SkyWalk – Thailand's highest 360-degree observation deck and rooftop bar at 314 meters high, offering spectacular panoramic views of the city from Thailand's tallest building. The new premium attraction...

Loy Krathong Celebration at Sheraton Hua Hin Pranburi Villas

This renowned festival is celebrated annually throughout Thailand, and is held on the full moon night in November. Among Thai people there is a belief to worship the Goddess of water and ask for forgiveness for polluting waterways. Sheraton Hua Hin...

Thailand leads Asia in international visitors spending, UNWTO report

International visitors spent more money in Thailand than in any other Asian country in 2017, according to a UN World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) report. The report said that Thailand recorded a total tourism expenditure of USD57 billion in 2017, ahead...

Related Topics