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All Anantara Abu Dhabi properties Certified Gold

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Minor Hotel Group’s five Anantara Resorts in Abu Dhabi, UAE were recently Certified GOLD to the Green Growth 2050 Global Standard.
Anantara Eastern Mangroves, Qasr Al Sarab and the three Desert Island Resorts all achieved greater than 80% during their recent audits.

This is an outstanding effort from everyone involved.  We will be featuring detailed articles about each properties achievement in the new year so keep an eye on the upcoming newsletters.  In the meantime click below to enjoy some photos of the Anantara teams.

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First Cambodian Resort to Achieve Green Growth 2050 Certification Wins Widespread Praise

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Gold Certification for Kep province’s Knai Bang Chatt Hotel sets benchmark for sustainability in Cambodia’s rising tourism industry

PHNOM PENH, September 2 – Environmentalists, tourism officials and industry executives are praising Kep province’s boutique gem Knai Bang Chatt for becoming the first hotel in Cambodia to achieve Gold certification in the Green Growth 2050 following an audit by compliance, sustainability and CSR experts in August.

The independent audit conducted by Australian experts covered more than 400 CSR and sustainability indicators, ranging from Health and Safety and Human Rights to Environmental Stewardship and Social and Community Development.

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Sustainable Luxury in the Heart of Bangkok

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Anantara Siam Bangkok has achieved the highest individual score in attaining GOLD Certification to the global sustainability certification standard for travel and tourism, Green Growth 2050. With a score of 86%, Anantara Siam has set the benchmark for all other Hotels to aspire to across all assessment elements including social, cultural, environmental and operational best practice.

In the heart of one of the world’s most enigmatic capital cities, Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel offers discerning travellers a luxurious retreat to enjoy life’s finer pleasures and engage in soulful, original journeys. As ethical tourism continues to grow, certifications such as this allow travellers to feel more confident that they are not only getting their money’s worth, but are leaving behind a better chance for younger generations to enjoy the same liberties.

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The Maldives turns GOLD!

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Green Growth 2050 has recently certified all four Anantara hotels in the Maldives to its Global Standard.  Each Hotel achieved greater than 80% compliance reaching GOLD Certification status.

Congratulations to:

  • Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas
  • Anantara Dhigu Maldives Resort;
  • Anantara Veli Maldives Resort; and
  • Naladhu Maldives.

An outstanding effort from the Minor Hotel Group and the local Anantara teams.

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Minor Hotel Group Cements Green Credentials by Implementing Green Growth 2050 Standards

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March 23rd, 2016

Minor Hotel Group (MHG) has moved to cement itself as one of the global leaders in sustainable tourism by implementing the Green Growth 2050 (GG2050) sustainability solution.

MHG has committed its 35 resorts and hotels under the Anantara brand to the Green Growth 2050 program, launched in 2015, with many already undergoing certification. A further 35 hotels under different MHG brands are currently implementing the Performance Measurement solution planned for live operation later in 2016.

“In identifying a sustainability partner for the Hotel Group, Minor was looking for a solution that could take our hotels to the next level.  A program with the potential to operate across our entire portfolio”, said John Roberts, MHG Director of Conservation Efforts.

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Anantara Celebrates 15 Years of Unforgettable Journeys

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04 Mar 2016

From the desert in the United Arab Emirates to the shores of a Maldivian island to an elephant camp in the North of Thailand, Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas celebrates 15 years of unforgettable journeys since the luxury hospitality brand’s first resort in Hua Hin opened its doors. Guests and team members enjoyed the festivities in 11 countries around the world, including Chairman and CEO of Minor International, William Heinecke, and CEO of Minor Hotel Group, Dillip Rajakarier who joined in the celebrations in Bangkok, the brand’s home base.

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Minor Hotel Group to implement Global Performance Measurement initiative

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Minor Hotel Group is currently implementing Green Growth 2050’s advance Performance Measurement suite in preparation for going live during February 2016.  The implementation involves 75 hotels across 6 major brands across 18 countries.

This will enable Minor Hotels to measure its sustainability performance across a range of key performance metrics. Once collected, they can then use inbuilt business intelligence and analytics to view the performance of the overall organisation. Information can be analysed by individual business, region, brand or across the entire tourism enterprise.

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Six Anantara Hotels certified GOLD!

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Green Growth 2050 has recently certified six Thailand-based Anantara hotels to its Global Standard.  Each Hotel achieved greater than 80% compliance reaching GOLD Certification status.

Congratulations to:

  • Anantara Baan Rajprasong Bangkok Serviced Suites
  • Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort;
  • Anantara Sathorn Bangkok Hotel;
  • Anantara Hua Hin Resort;
  • Anantara Bophut Koh Samui Resort;
  • Anantara Lawana Koh Samui Resort.
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Green Growth 2050 signs major sustainability agreement with Minor International

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Minor International’s Hotel Group (MGH) has moved to further cement itself as one of the global leaders in sustainable tourism by implementing the Green Growth 2050 (GG2050) sustainability solution.

Green Growth 2050 was launched in January 2015 and has already established an impressive client base of participating hotels.  The Minor Hotel Group has committed it’s 40 Anantara brand hotels to the Green Growth 2050 program with many already undergoing Certification. A further 35 Minor hotels are currently implementing the Performance Measurement solution planned for live operation in February 2016.  This will bring the total number of Minor Hotels to 75 across 6 major brands across 18 countries using elements of the GG2050 program.

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The World’s first cloud-based CSR project impact analysis solution for the Travel & Tourism industry

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Green Growth 2050, the ‘next-generation’ sustainability solution has released the world’s first cloud-based CSR Project reporting initiative specific to the Travel & Tourism industry that brings together both impact analysis and reporting across the enterprise.

Today’s corporate Travel & Tourism enterprises are looking beyond the legacy Certification systems of yesterday to solutions that support main-stream industry programs including the UN Global Compact, Dow Jones Sustainability Index, Global Reporting Initiative and other enterprise based sustainability drivers.

Shareholders, investors and other stakeholders demand today’s global leaders provide accurate and verifiable information beyond even triple bottom line detail.

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