Singapore, 7 December 2018 – PARKROYAL on Pickering, the eco-chic hotel located in the heart of Chinatown, has been recognised as the World’s Leading Green City Hotel at the World Travel Awards Gala Ceremony held in Lisbon, Portugal.
Critically acclaimed for its hotel-in-a-garden concept, PARKROYAL on Pickering is at the forefront of sustainability initiatives for the hospitality sector in Singapore and across the world. Going a step beyond its own sustainability initiatives, PARKROYAL on Pickering supports causes that advocate social and environmental responsibility. Since 2017, the hotel has joined hands with Asia’s Conscious Festival and platform Green is the New Black as the event’s official hotel partner; providing like-minded conscious individuals and businesses with a venue to network and connect.
While PARKROYAL on Pickering has constantly been recognised by the World Travel Awards as Asia’s Leading Green Hotel – winning the title for four consecutive years. This is the first time the hotel has clinched a global green award by the ‘Oscars’ of the travel industry, highlighting the hotel’s unparalleled expertise in green innovations and how it successfully integrates them into the overall guest experience.
Celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, the World Travel Awards has long been recognised globally as the hallmark of quality in the travel tourism and hospitality industry. Voted by travel and tourism professionals across the globe, winners are often seen as the industry standard in their respective fields to which all others aspire.
Ms. Jeane Lim, General Manager of PARKROYAL on Pickering, said:
“We are delighted to win this prestigious award for the very first time despite the stiff competition. The World Travel Awards is the pinnacle of awards in our industry and receiving the title of World’s Leading Green City Hotel is a true testament to our efforts in continuously sustaining and further developing our green credentials.”
Mr. Lothar Nessmann, CEO, Pan Pacific Hotels Group, said, “PARKROYAL on Pickering opened in 2013. The hotel is a forerunner in the hospitality industry in the area of sustainability through its ingenious architectural design and constant efforts to ensure zero waste. Through the years, our guests have given us the thumbs up and embraced this philosophy of being a responsible world citizen as they travel and stay with us. Pan Pacific Hotels Group is committed to this cause with tangible efforts in green buildings and removal of single-use plastics by end 2019. We will continue to hold the torch to light the way in sustainability.”
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About PARKROYAL on Pickering
PARKROYAL on Pickering, Singapore, is managed by the Pan Pacific Hotels Group. A further expression of the PARKROYAL brand, a PARKROYAL Collection hotel is distinguished by its unique architecture and design elements while embodying the intrinsic PARKROYAL characteristics of modern comfort, uncomplicated service and authentic local connections.
Designed by award-winning architectural firm WOHA, PARKROYAL on Pickering adopts a hotel-in-a-garden concept and incorporates energy-saving features throughout the property. Its sustainable project design and green efforts have earned it the BCA Green Mark Platinum, Singapore’s highest green rating, as well as the Solar Pioneer Award for its innovative solar energy system.
Strategically located at the key gateways to Singapore’s central business district, Hong Lim Park and bustling Chinatown, the 367-room property provides an urban oasis in downtown Singapore, with convenient access to waterfront entertainment and dining options along the Singapore River as well as cultural gems across the island. PARKROYAL on Pickering, a PARKROYAL Collection hotel, is ‘Your Trusted Local Companion’ in Singapore.
About PARKROYAL Hotels & Resorts
A big city or cosy enclave – where there is a PARKROYAL hotel, resort or serviced suite, there is a celebration of people. Our passion for creating real connections and joyous moments can be felt when you enter any of our properties across Asia and Australia. After all, this is the place to bring out the best of you, by us.