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Published on : Thursday, April 13, 2017
One of the leading city centre hotels of Hilton has manage to bag a prestigious award for best environmental performance, beating off stiff competition from 234 hotels all across Africa, Middle East and Europe.
The name of the hotel is Hilton Cardiff.
It has been named as the best performing Hilton hotel that is environment-friendly, apart from Hilton Hurghada Resort in Egypt in its ‘Bikes are Back’ competition.
This competition had been set up as a part of the latest commitment of Hilton to preserve the environment challenging hotels to contribute towards helping improve the environmental performance by minimizing water, energy utilization and much more. This hotel won the award for its waste reduction efforts.
The efforts included its attempts to go about cardboard baling, water reuse, food waste electrical generation and recycling.
Hilton Cardiff had diverted over 80% of its water from landfill last year and reduced its water usage by about a third and was also capable of reducing its energy use by 30%.
Of late, Hilton Cardiff revealed that it had cut down on its energy consumption by more than 1 million units a year.
In addition, Hilton Cardiff has also recently been honored to a high level for the GreenLeader programme of TripAdvisor for its good practice environmental performance. It was shortlisted for the ‘Leisure and Tourism’ category in the Cardiff Life awards 2017.
Marie Fagan who is the general manager at Hilton Cardiff said that as one of the leading hotels in Cardiff, they actually play a great emphasis on environmental practices.