(L-R Patrick O’Mearer, Fahad Abdulrahim Kazim, Glenn Mandziuk, Radhika Arapally and William Harley-fleming)

Millennium Hotels and Resorts Middle East and Africa (MEA) proudly announced its membership with the World Sustainable Hospitality Alliance (the Alliance) at Arabian Travel Market (ATM), reaffirming the brand’s unwavering commitment to fostering sustainability across the region’s vibrant hospitality industry.

As a new member, Millennium Hotels & Resorts MEA aligns with nearly 50 global members, collectively addressing critical challenges affecting the planet, communities, and the hospitality industry. Committed to instigating sustainable change, the Alliance offers invaluable resources and programmes, empowering the hospitality sector to create a future that prioritises prosperity and responsibility.

At the forefront of sustainable initiatives, Millennium Hotels & Resorts MEA leads environmental, social, and governance (ESG) goals in alignment with the region’s evolving priorities. Through its strong sustainability programme, the “Millennium’s Green Path Brand Playbook” the brand sets ambitious targets, including a 27% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030.

As environmental consciousness continues to rise among travellers, Millennium Hotels & Resorts is strategically positioned to attract green-thinking visitors both presently and in the future. By integrating eco-friendly practices into operations and forging partnerships with local green initiatives, the brand not only offers guests incredible accommodation options but also significantly reduces its carbon footprint.

Mr. Fahad Abdulrahim Kazim, CEO of Millennium Hotels and Resorts MEA and Lakhraim Group, said:

“Millennium Hotels & Resorts MEA is thrilled to join the World Sustainable Hospitality Alliance as a key member across the Middle East & Africa territory. We are committed to environmental responsibility and believe that the Alliance’s collaborative approach and resources will be instrumental in achieving our sustainability goals. Together with like-minded global leaders, we aim to spearhead positive change in the hospitality industry, driving towards a more sustainable future for our planet, people, and businesses. Through our Green Path Brand Playbook and focus on partnering with local businesses, we are actively working to minimise our environmental footprint and create a lasting impact for the environments and economies we operate in.”

Glenn Mandziuk, Chief Executive Officer of the World Sustainable Hospitality Alliance comments on its latest member to join the network:

“Announcing Millennium Hotels Middle East & Africa as our latest member at ATM is a fantastic moment for the Alliance. As a truly global organisation, we are increasing our reach across the Middle East and Africa and Millennium Hotels is integral to moving the region towards Net Positive Hospitality. Collectively, we will lead the global hospitality industry towards a sustainable, prosperous future. that thrives by giving back more than it takes.”

The announcement coincides with the Alliance’s recent rebranding at the prestigious Future Hospitality Summit in Riyadh – to the World Sustainable Hospitality Alliance – signifying its global influence global influence and commitment to sustainable practices across the globe.

To find out more about the Alliance’s members, visit https://sustainablehospitalityalliance.org/about-us/members/ and for more information about Millennium Hotels & Resorts’ corporate responsibility policies, visit https://www.millenniumhotels.com/en/governance-and-corporate-responsibility/corporate-responsibility/.