Celebrating Sustainability: Welcome and Hospitality updates for COP28

一    Harsh Shah
|    December 4, 2023

  Share : 

November brought the launch of COP28 in the UAE, a whirlwind month for us. Amidst our inaugural week at the MIT DesignX Accelerator Program, we gained valuable insights, while our hotel partners excelled in sustainability, earning accolades this season. 

COP28 in Dubai, a transformative international event at Expo City Dubai from November 30 to December 12, 2023. Join us for two tourism-focused side events: “Tourism United for Climate Action” and “Catalysing Skills Potential for a Green Economy in Africa and the Global South.” We have compiled tourism and COP28 specific content for your ease of access.

Read more 

Session 1 of the MITDesignX Accelerator Program, we delved into the “5 whys” technique for root cause analysis, gaining valuable insights into the core issues we aim to address as a sustainability Kiosk. The week included exercises to understand team dynamics and alignment, setting the stage for focused work in the upcoming weeks. Access link to read more on MIT Accelerator journey.

Click here to watch the video.

Recommended by Our Editor

Anna Dacam: Why we need a long-term approach to Sustainability?

Sustainable Hospitality Alliance Environment Programme Manager, Anna Dacam explored the concept of ‘time’ examining the importance of prioritising long-term impact over short-term gain. 

To know more, Click here

Hotel News

Anantara The Palm Dubai continues its commitment to Sustainability

Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort unveils its Onsite Hydroponic Farm, a testament to its commitment to environmental stewardship and elevating culinary experiences through sustainable practices.

Read more 

Hotel Certifications for Credibility 

While Minor Hotels is undergoing Green Growth 2050 certification; our hotel partners at The First Group hotels have chosen to adopt the GreenKey Certification. We have compiled this guide to assist you in navigating the hotel certification process.

Check it our here

Our Events Recap

Global Hotel Alliance (GHA) “ULTRAs”  
We joined the ULTRAs awards at Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai, where Pan Pacific Orchard, Singapore, received the prestigious Green Collection award. The 208 Green Collection hotels and the award is accolade from GHA highlights their commitment to eco-friendly practices, setting a standard for the entire hotel industry.

Click here to read more about why we like the GHA Green Collection 

One World One Family Post Event Round-up 

Sustainability Kiosk and Living with a Green Heart collaborated for a captivating evening at the “One World. One Family” Exhibition. The networking event was attended by hospitality colleges and suppliers along with His Excellency, Dr. Richard Kay, Ambassador of New Zealand to the UAE. 

Click to read more;
and remember to Join our community to ensure you don’t miss invitations to future exclusive events

HSMA Commercial Strategy Conference 

Radhika Arapally, as Moderator was joined by; Paul Bridger, Rove Hotels  and James Hewitson, Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort along with Jelena Kezika, Global Hotel Alliance and Emma Banks, Hilton Hotels & Resorts to discuss the commercial side of sustainability in the hotel industry at the recent HSMA Strategy Conference. The key theme being “Does sustainability drive profits”

Read here for more updates

Supplier Connect

We are proud to welcome this month to the Kiosk Platform: 

GLS Media Distribution – Elevating Hotel’s Guest Experience and Profitability transforming guest services and boosting the bottom line. 
To know more, click here

Rumbella – Assists F&B and Hospitality Partners in selling surplus food & beverage items, reducing landfill costs & promoting
sustainable practices.  
Click here to find out more.

Important Dates to Consider

30th Nov – 12th Dec : COP28 UAE Event

Leave a Comment

This site uses User Verification plugin to reduce spam. See how your comment data is processed.

Trending Blogs

You May Also Like


Create an Account

Far far away, behind the word mountains, far from the countries Vokalia and Consonantia, there live the blind texts. Separated they live in Bookmarksgrove right at the coast

By continuing you agree to our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy.

Sign in to Sustainability Kiosk

Don’t have an account, please Create An Account.