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German business hotel contributes to a better future

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LOS ANGELES, California – “At Movenpick Hotels & Resorts it is our objective to run our operation as sustainable as possible, and to keep our environmental impact at an absolute minimum,” said Frank Metlicar, General Manager at Movenpick Hotel Frankfurt Oberursel in Germany.

This comfortable and elegant 4-star hotel counts among the top performing Green Globe members worldwide, and has demonstrated exceptional efforts and innovation in the fields of operational efficiency and corporate responsibility over the past few years – in line with the brand promise.

The entire team at Movenpick Hotel Frankfurt Oberursel is committed to “Do the Right Thing Today for Tomorrow.” “We do this best by working closely with our customers, employees, and other stakeholders. We care for the local community, a better future and the global environment, and we do believe that people want to be part of a solution and want to contribute to positive changes and a promising future,” added Frank Metlicar.

As part of its CSR program, the property hosts a variety of charitable projects, geared towards the environment, health, and education. Partnering with local schools and churches, the hotel offers seminars on the importance of a healthy approach to food, or introducing the varieties of ethnic cooking. With the assistance of the kitchen trainees, the children learn how to prepare a nutritious meal, which they all enjoy together, concluding the event.

Movenpick Hotel Frankfurt Oberursel has implemented eco-friendly practices at all operational levels: energy saving, 100% green energy, waste management, biodegradable products, regular staff training to enhance ecological awareness, shared information encouraging guests to reuse towels and sheets, and promoting local and fair trade products.

All of the hotel’s initiatives reflect Movenpick’s corporate green philosophy, which focuses on the unity of economic, social, and environmental well-being.


Movenpick Hotels & Resorts, an international upscale hotel management company with over 16,000 staff members, is represented in 25 countries with 80 hotels, resorts, and Nile cruisers currently in operation. Around 30 properties are planned or under construction, including Chiang Mai and Koh Samui (Thailand), Istanbul (Turkey), Shanghai (China), and Marrakech (Morocco).

Focusing on expansion in its core markets of Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia, Movenpick Hotels & Resorts specializes in business and conference hotels, as well as holiday resorts, all reflecting a sense of place and respect for their local communities.

Of Swiss heritage and headquartered in Zurich, Movenpick Hotels & Resorts is passionate about delivering premium service and culinary enjoyment – all with a personal touch. Committed to sustainable environments, Movenpick Hotels & Resorts has become the most Green Globe certified hotel company in the world.

The hotel company is owned by the Movenpick Holding (66.7%) and the Kingdom Group (33.3%). For more information, please visit www.moevenpick.com .


Green Globe Certification is the worldwide sustainability system based on internationally-accepted criteria for sustainable operation and management of travel and tourism businesses. Operating under a worldwide license, Green Globe Certification is based in California, USA, and is represented in over 83 countries. Green Globe Certification is a member of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council, supported by the United Nations Foundation. For information, visit www.greenglobe.com

Green Globe is a member of the International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP) .

Source: Green Globe

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