Maldives Association of Tourism Professionals (ATP) recognizes Mercure Maldives Koodoo Resort for their commitments towards the ban of single-use plastic and other sustainable initiatives in the resort.
Commenting on this occasion, the Area General Manager of AccorHotels – Maldives, Mr. John Bendtsen shared his view. “Today, the climate issue has become a concrete reality. Our guests and employees are aware of the need to act, and they want to play a part in the changes that lie ahead. Towards this endeavor, we are proud to be associated with ATP and we appreciate their support and initiatives across the Maldives in pledging to ban single-use plastics. At the resort level we have already taken certain initiatives to work towards the goal and AccorHotels has been a committed group for many years, and has constantly worked to redefine boundaries. Our Planet 21 programme demonstrates the Group’s ambitious goals for 2020, based around four strategic priorities: work with its employees, involve its customers, innovate with its partners and work with local communities and we are glad to support local associations and communities around us”.
“At AccorHotels, our ambition is : Drive the change towards positive hospitality, wherever we are and as a company we aim to establish a lasting relationship with all our stakeholders, who share our commitments and are working with us to produce innovative solutions that have a positive impact work hand-in-hand with local communities and local associations. We are proud to be associated with ATP and we believe that it is our duty to help spread knowledge, in order to promote progress of all players in the hotel industry. It is a collective achievement.” Notes Vaibhav Garg – Area Talent & Culture Manager – AccorHotels Maldives while taking the pledge.