cn_Swiss-Belhotel International Signs Up for Earth Hour 2011
25 March 2010
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Swiss-Belhotel International Signs Up for Earth Hour 2011
Swiss-Belhotel International will actively participate in the Earth Hour program taking place on Saturday 26 March 2011 at 8.30pm (local time). This event is a relevant call to action for the majority of hotels and resorts managed by Swiss-Belhotel International. Selected properties in the Asia Pacific and the Middle East will turn off the lights for one hour and join in the celebration and contemplation of our earth.
Gavin M. Faull, Chairman and President of Swiss-Belhotel International said “Swiss-Belhotel International is committed to actively participate and support any program to preserve our planet. Observing Earth Hour is one of the activities we uphold in relation to our corporate responsibilities for the environment.”
About Earth Hour Earth Hour is organized by WWF. With almost 5 million supporters and a global network in over 100 countries, it is one of the world's largest and most respected independent conservation organizations. WWF’s mission is to stop the degradation of the Earth's natural environment and build a future where people live in harmony with nature.
Earth Hour started in 2007 in Sydney, Australia when 2.2 million homes and businesses turned their lights off for one hour to make their stand against climate change. Only a year later and Earth Hour had become a global sustainability movement with more than 50 million people across 35 countries participating.
About Swiss-Belhotel International Swiss-Belhotel International is a rapidly expanding international management company with over 60 hotels, resorts and projects globally. Founded in 1987 and headquartered in Hong Kong (SAR), Swiss-Belhotel International manages hotels in Asia/Pacific and The Middle East including CHINA • VIETNAM • PHILIPPINES • MALAYSIA • INDONESIA • AUSTRALIA • KUWAIT • JORDAN • OMAN • QATAR • KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA • UNITED ARAB EMIRATES • YEMEN • KAZAKHSTAN. Ranked in the top 100 international hotel management companies and awarded as Indonesia’s Leading Global Hotel Chain and as most favourite 4-star hotel, Swiss-Belhotel International’s rapid expansion will see substantial growth in The Middle East as well as focus on growth in China. Refer to Group Website www.swiss-belhotel.com.
For more information: Ms. Nor Komala Group Communication Manager Swiss-Belhotel International Group Sales and Marketing Office 7th Floor, Suite 701, Hotel Ciputra Jakarta, Jl. Letnan Jenderal S. Parman, Jakarta 11470, Indonesia Telephone (62-21) 560 6040, 566 9710 Facsimile (62-21) 568 1548, 566 0139 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org www.swiss-belhotel.com