Novotel Visakhapatnam Takes a Green Stand on World Environment Day

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Visakhapatnam, 7th June 2024: Novotel Visakhapatnam, a leading hotel in the region, celebrated World Environment Day with a series of impactful events aimed at promoting environmental awareness and sustainability.

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The celebrations commenced with a thought-provoking “Save the Soil” awareness session on the evening of 4th June, engaging and educating employees on the importance of soil conservation. Following this enlightening session, Novotel Visakhapatnam showcased its commitment to sustainability through the “Best out of Waste” initiative, emphasizing the importance of recycling and upcycling to reduce waste.

On the morning of 5th June, the hotel organized a beach cleaning activity, demonstrating its dedication to preserving the natural beauty of the local beaches and marine ecosystems. In the afternoon, as a gesture of environmental stewardship, Novotel Visakhapatnam conducted a small plant distribution ceremony for in-house guests. Guests checking out were presented with a plant in a Novotel Paper bag, symbolizing a commitment to green practices even beyond their stay.

Novotel Visakhapatnam, in partnership with The Rohit Memorial Trust represented by its Clown Doctors, was proud to collaborate for World Environment Day. India’s First Medical Clown Couple, Meenakshi and Anantram, conducted a workshop at the hotel on Medical Clowning as therapy in Palliative Care, with a focus on decluttering the mind. This partnership highlighted the importance of mental well-being alongside environmental consciousness, showcasing Novotel Varun Beach’s dedication to holistic sustainability practices.

Ms. Lakshmi Sridhar, the General Manager of Novotel Visakhapatnam, shared her insights on the occasion. “Here at Novotel Visakhapatnam, we believe in the strength of collaborative efforts for environmental sustainability. World Environment Day serves as a gentle reminder of our duty to safeguard and conserve our planet for the well-being of future generations. Through these initiatives, our aim is to inspire both our team members and guests to embrace eco-conscious practices in their daily routines.”

Novotel Visakhapatnam’s celebrations of World Environment Day truly underscores the hotel’s unwavering commitment to environmental conservation and sustainable practices, setting a positive example for the hospitality industry. Furthermore, at The Bheemili Resort managed by Accor Hotels, engaging activities like Beach Cleaning and a partnership with Catherine School to plant trees on-site with underprivileged children showcase a holistic approach to environmental stewardship and community involvement Led by Anish Rajan the Operations Manager. This event highlighted the resort’s commitment to environmental sustainability and community involvement.