Phuket, Thailand – March 26th, 2018 – Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort & Spa celebrated the Earth Hour by holding the ‘Earth Hour Dinner Under the Stars: A special dinner created to raise awareness about the importance of preserving natural resources. The hotel is taking action locally to engage in sustainability efforts – from food waste prevention and plastic use reduction to homegrown food and community projects.
“At Hilton Phuket we have taken the initiative in being more active when it comes to protect the environment. This is why our team has signed a pledge in which we all commit to considerably reduce the use of plastic at our resort.” Said Markus Kaliss, general manager. “This event is our way to raise awareness among our guests and team members about the importance of engaging in sustainable practices. Every small measure we take today will have an impact in our future”
Team Members and Guests at Hilton Phuket celebrated the Earth Week through the following activities: Hilton Phuket’s Herb Garden’s First Harvest, Earth Hour ‘Dinner Under the Stars’ and the successful No Plastic Cup Campaign that encouraged F&B outlets inside the property and team members to considerably reduce the use of plastic cups and/or bottles.
Hilton sees responsible travel and tourism as integral to its business, which is why preserving the environment is a cornerstone of Travel with Purpose, the company’s corporate responsibility strategy to create shared value for Hilton Team Members, Guests, business partners and communities. Hilton's commitment to the environment is embedded across the business and supported by LightStay: an award-winning, global corporate responsibility performance measurement platform. LightStay was developed and implemented by Hilton to provide a one-stop solution for reporting environmental, operational and social impacts. To learn more about Hilton's commitment to preserving the environment, visit cr.hilton.com.
About Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort & Spa
Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort & Spa is an idyllic 75-acre resort in the south-western coast of Phuket. Located at the heart of Karon Beach, the resort is just a 10 to 30 minutes drive to the majority of the island's top attractions. Set over lush tropical gardens surrounded by mountains and golden beaches, the hotel features 662 elegantly designed rooms featuring contemporary Thai-Western inspired décor - all offering balconies with either sea view or garden view.
Facilities include 5 outdoor swimming pools, 8 food & beverage outlets, a fully-equipped fitness center, 2 squash courts, 3 tennis courts, a kids club, a games room, a sanctuary of 15 private Spa villas and a beauty salon.
Apart from being an ideal destination for a romantic or family beach escape, Hilton Phuket is also a perfect setting for conferences, corporate functions, team building activities, private meetings and weddings. With 8 versatile meeting rooms (all equipped with state-of-the-art audio visual technology) that can accommodate groups from any size between 30 to 1,200 delegates, Hilton Phuket embodies the dream venue for meetings & events planners .
For more information about our hotel, please visit www.phuketarcadia.hilton.com.
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333 Patak Road, Karon Beach, Muang, Phuket, 83100.