|All CHPL HOTELS observed the World Environment Day on June 5th with great enthusiasm|
The Uppals, New Delhi :
Surya Retreat, Mahabaleswar :
- Tree plantation by the Heads of Departments and Green Team members from the hotel.
- Eco familiarization tour wherein students from a school in New Delhi were briefed about the ecotel concepts by the Hotel Green Team and were taken for a round of the property for familiarization of the Ecotel norms being followed by the hotel. They were presented later with small potted plants and a photograph of the Group at the Hotel was sent to the Principal of the school.
- Staff of the hotel cleaned Venna Lake,Mahabaleshwar
- Planted saplings
- Started Wormi – composting project pre-preparations and plans
- Staff and crew were briefed on advantage and importance of environmental issues.
Floatel, Kolkata :
The Green Team planted saplings across the boundary and outside the premises and cleaned the surroundings of our Hotel with Guest participation. Conducted Seminar for awareness creation on environment for the team members and guests as well as vendors and distributed pamphlet covering Environment abuse, its effects, remedies, water conservation, global warming etc. For the general public a table/kiosk with a natural back drop in one selected area outside Floatel premises was set up where they were welcomed with Aam panna/ sharbat for a discourse on how to protect our Environment by 3 R’s (reduce, reuse and recycle). Press Meet at Dolphin Room and Inauguration of Environmental Painting Exhibition of Shyamasree Basu at Window on the Hooghly River were other highlights of the day. Many prominent artists were present including Shyamashree Basu, Sunil Das, Dhiraj Choudhury, Dipen Gupto, Sobita Dhar, and Barun Roy. The event was covered by prominent media including Times of India, Telegraph, Bartaman and Protidin.
Cabbana Orchid :
Cabbana Orchid organized a symposium for the elite of Phagwara on Environment Awareness and a painting competition for kids on the theme of environment. Trees were planted by Mr. Gopal Chodha on the occasion. Phagwara has an environment association too which shows how the theme has percolated down to grassroots.
Lagoona Resort :
Banners depicting the message 'save the environment and save the mother earth' were put up at various prominent public places in Lonavla such as the bus stand, railway station and market area as well as at the Hotel guest entry gate and lobby . Saplings were planted in hotel premises by an elderly lady guest and other guests and staff. The lady guest described the event as noble, thanked for the honour extended to her and gave a small speech on necessity of trees.
Beach Orchid :
The Beach Orchid planted one thousand tree saplings in the city with the help of its associates, students and the public to observe World Environment Day. Mayor Advocate V. Rajendra Babu inaugurated the week long programme of educating school children, college students and local community on planting and nurturing of plants. The programme commenced with the planting of a sapling on the beach by the Mayor and Film actor Mr. Indrajith Sukumaran. The programme aims at emphasizing Hotel Beach Orchid’s environmental commitment and guiding fellow citizens to learn and understand the need to plant and protect trees on roadsides.