Two Mvenpick Resorts in Jordan Receive EMAS Certification

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Tuesday, 3 November 2009

Two Mvenpick Resorts in Jordan have officially become the first hotels in the Middle East to be certified by the EU Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS).

EMAS is a management tool for companies and other organisations to evaluate, report and improve their environmental performance. The scheme has been available for participation by companies since 1995.

Mvenpick Resort & Spa Dead Sea and Mvenpick Resort Petra have been piloting the EMAS programme since 2007 and were awarded certification in 2008 and 2009.

During a recent conference of EU ambassadors in the Middle East and Southern Mediterranean held at the Mvenpick Resort & Spa Dead Sea, H.E. Tomas Dupla Del Moral, director for the Middle East and Southern Mediterranean at the European Commission, handed the official EMAS certificate to Bruno Huber, general manager and regional manager Jordan, Mvenpick Hotels & Resorts.

Set on the northern shores of the Dead Sea at the lowest point on Earth, Mvenpick Resort & Spa Dead Sea is a deluxe resort built in traditional village style and offering luxurious rooms, a range of outlets, first-class meeting and leisure facilities featuring the renowned ZARA Spa.

Located directly at the entrance to the historic city of Petra, the Mvenpick Resort Petra is certainly one of the most notable hotels in the Middle East.

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