24th November 2015, Dubai, UAE: Villa Rotana colleagues joined forces with Dubai Municipality to take part in Clean Up the World Campaign, which took place yesterday, 23rd of November 2015 along Jumeirah Beach, under the theme of “Our Place…Our Planet…Our Responsibility” highlighting how every community took actions to improve the environment.
The colleagues embarked on 4 hours of cleaning up and collected a total of 15 bags of mixed trash along the beach road of Jumeirah, Dubai.
Commenting on the event Hossam Mansour, General Manager of Villa Rotana said, “We are proud to support Dubai Municipality’s initiative and be part of the worldwide campaign. We at Villa Rotana believed that all of us have responsibility to protect and preserve our environment.”
“We were once Rotana Earth awardee recognizing the engagement of the hotel by supporting initiatives related to charity, community, health, safety and environment.” Hossam added.
The Clean Up the World is a global environmental campaign and one of the most important awareness campaigns organised every year by Clean Up the World, the Australia-based programme by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) since 1989. It aims to gather volunteers to work together for a massive campaign to clean up the environment together with a focus on raising awareness of decision makers and local and global communities on issues related to the environment and develop strategies for the sustainable management waste. Locally the event was organized by Dubai Municipality