PHUKET, March 27, 2017 – Renaissance Phuket Resort & Spa went dark to shine a light on climate action with Earth Hour 2017. The hotel joined millions around the world in turning off lights for one hour on March 25 at 8.30 pm. local time to illuminate a powerful message about environmental awareness and action. The annual global environmental awareness event was created and instituted by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) in 2007 to emphasize the threat of climate change.
Renaissance Phuket Resort & Spa took part by dimming and turning off non-essential interior lighting, using candlelight for all tables in restaurants and inviting the guests to light the candles at daybed area.
Renaissance Phuket Resort & Spa also entertained the guests during the Earth Hour with acoustic live band and served pass around green drink as complimentary at Sand Box restaurant from 8.30 – 9.90 pm. By demonstrating these efforts on social media, Renaissance Phuket Resort & Spa will be participating in Marriott International’s drive to raise funds for WWF, where US $1 will be donated for each Marriott property that tweets their Earth Hour activities.
“It’s a privilege for us to support such a powerful movement with such a simple gesture,” said Denise Naguib, Vice President of Sustainability and Supplier Diversity, “Earth Hour reflects a philosophy we try to practice year-round that we all must do our part and together we can make a big difference. Climate change affects everyone and it also has an impact on the continued success of our business.”
Renaissance Phuket Resort & Spa is located at 555 Moo 3, Mai Khao Beach, Talang, Phuket 83110.
Online: www.renaissancephuket.com, @renphuket