The Queen Elizabeth 2 Hotel in Dubai, UAE, has implemented a series of sustainability initiatives to achieve carbon neutrality and reduce waste.
Situated in Port Rashid, the Accor-managed hotel has 447 renovated rooms and suites.
It has removed all single-use plastics from its guest rooms, aligning with Accor’s global commitment to environmental conservation and eliminating plastic pollution.
Queen Elizabeth 2 Hotel general manager Ferghal Purcell said: “Reducing our environmental impact is aligned with Accor’s ‘Our Planet, Our Commitment’ initiative a collective mobilization to lead industry best practices.
“Therefore, at the Queen Elizabeth 2 Hotel, we have accelerated our sustainability initiatives as we don’t just cater to the world, but we care for it.”
The hotel is employing Nanoceram purification technology to reduce the need for single-use plastic water bottles.
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This Nasa-derived technology is claimed to be efficient, cost-effective, and produces zero water waste during filtration, unlike conventional methods such as reverse osmosis.
It will enable the hotel to provide its drinking water in reusable glass bottles for guests and team members.
The hotel has also implemented various measures to enhance energy efficiency, both in the short and long term.
These include the installation of energy-efficient appliances and light bulbs, as well as improved insulation throughout the property.
The hotel is also addressing food waste by implementing smart weighing systems and rethinking buffets and recipes.
These strategies aim to provide guests with eco-friendly, healthy, and authentic dining experiences across its dining venues, which include Lido, Queens Grill, The Golden Lion, and The Pavilion.
Queen Elizabeth 2 Hotel also features both indoor and outdoor event venues for a range of social and corporate gatherings.