Green hospitality event in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

On 11 May 2016, Emirates Green Building Council and the Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Authority (SCTA) joined hands to raise awareness for green hospitality in Sharjah.

His Excellency Khalid Jasim Al Midfa, Chairman of SCTA, opened the event by sharing the Authority’s commitment to position Sharjah in the forefront of family and eco- friendly tourism.

Marie-Helene Westholm-Knebel, Senior Technical Officer and Green Key national operator from Emirates Green Building Council, then conducted a workshop with more than 40 hoteliers to identify the first steps to start their green journey, using Green Key as a base to identify and implement best practices.