Sustainable Hotels - PHIST Interview with GM
of JW Marriott Phuket
[HD video and interview
below] Exclusive HD video interview with Mr. Matthias
Y. Sutter, General Manager of the JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa.
In this interview filmed at the resort on Mai Khao beach in the
north of Phuket, we ask Mr. Sutter about the different sustainable
initiatives the resort is undertaking and what plans they have for
The interview took place on the morning of 24
September, just a few hours before the inaugural PHIST (Phuket
Hotels for Islands Sustaining Tourism) forum took place in the
In the interview, Mr. Matthias tells us
about the very new initiative the resort has just launched to do
away with the complimentary plastic water bottles that used to be
placed in the
rooms and replace them with refillable water bottles.
He tells us
how that has been received by guests, whether there is a choice
between still and sparkling and what they now do about the fact
that guests can no longer take their free water to the pool area.
We also talk about paper bills, solar
power and many other things in the video and podcast below.
Sustainable Initiatives at JW
Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa