Sedona is first in Myanmar to achieve Green Globe Certification.
Wednesday, 28th October 2009
Source : Sedona Hotels International
Sedona Hotel Yangon and Sedona Hotel Mandalay lauded for promoting environmentally sustainable tourism.

Sedona Hotels International continues to set benchmarks with its quality portfolio as Sedona Hotel Yangon and Sedona Hotel Mandalay have become the first hotels in Myanmar to achieve the prestigious Green Globe Certification.

Both hotels had to undergo a rigorous certification process involving on-site audits by an independent Green Globe accredited assessor.

Key environmental indicators include energy and water consumption, total waste production and community involvement.

Sedona Hotel Yangon (image 1) and Sedona Hotel Mandalay's (image 2) strong commitment to environmentally sustainable operations have also led the Myanmar Tourism Promotion Board to present both hotels the Myanmar Green Hotel Standard 2010 and 2011 awards.

Mr Vincent Tan, Senior Vice President of Sedona Hotels International said "We are pleased that Sedona is the first hotel brand in Myanmar to be Green Globe-certified and to be recognised by the local government through the Myanmar Green Hotel status. Sedona is committed to providing quality hospitality services with sensitivity to the environment and engaging both the local and international communities towards a sustainable future"

About Sedona Hotel Yangon and Sedona Hotel Mandalay
Sedona Hotel Yangon is 15-minute drive away from the international airport and city centre. In close proximity to the famous Shwedagon Pagoda and Inya Lake, the 366-room hotel offers extensive conference facilities that can accommodate 1,100 delegates. Sedona Hotel Yangon was voted Myanmar Leading Hotel at the World Travel Awards 2008 and is a nominee for 2009.

Sedona Hotel Mandalay is situated in the heart of the city and faces the majestic Royal Palace and the magnificent Mandalay Hill. The hotel offers 247 rooms and was a nominee for Myanmar's Leading Hotel at the World Travel Awards 2008 and 2009.

About Sedona Hotels International
Sedona Hotels International is a Singapore-based hotel management arm of Keppel Land Limited. Established in 1994, Sedona Hotels International now actively manages more than 1,200 rooms in the region namely Indonesia, Myanmar, Singapore and Vietnam. Its portfolio consists of awards winning deluxe business hotels, integrated resorts, fully furnished serviced apartments and corporate residences.

About Green Globe International, Inc
Green Globe international, Inc is the worldwide owner of the Green Globe brand, which includes the leading sustainability certification and benchmarking programs. Environmental and cultural levels as well as Corporate Social Responsibilities are benchmarked against the highest worldwide principles to strengthen sustainability and social practices at all levels of management in the hospitality industry. Green Globe International is an affiliate member of the United Nations World Tourism Organization.

For more information, please contact:

Ms Constance Lim
Regional Marketing Communications Executive
Sedona Hotels International
Tel: (65) 63320812
Fax: (65) 63386696
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