Join Mövenpick on #WorldEnvironmentDay

5th June 2018

We invite you to celebrate this annual United Nations initiative with us – come and take part in fun, educational and practical activities at our hotels around the world and help raise awareness of key environmental issues impacting our planet.

Get involved

From beach clean-ups and tree planting to fun recycling projects and organic gardening, our hotel teams around the world invite you to join #WorldEnvironmentDay activities. Guests of all ages and their families and friends are welcome, with several events designed for children.

Share awareness

Tell your friends and family about #WorldEnvironmentDay and encourage them to take part in Movenpick’s activities too – and don’t forget to share information on this initiative on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Find out more about World Environment Day

Established in 1974, World Environment Day is celebrated in more than 100 countries and is widely regarded as the “people’s day for doing something to take care of the Earth”. This year’s theme is ‘Beat Plastic Pollution’. For more information, click here

Participating hotels

Our hotels participating in the 2018 #WorldEnvironmentDay campaign are as follows:

AFRICA

Egypt

  • Mövenpick Resort Aswan: will clear up its island and shoreline on the banks of the River Nile.
  • Mövenpick Resort Sharm El Sheikh: will invite guests to plant trees and crops and help harvesting vegetables in its organic farm.
  • Mövenpick Resort & Spa El Gouna: will ask guests to plant their own tree and mark it with their name. This will create Earth Park 2018 and enable repeat guests to visit ‘their’ tree every time they come back to El Gouna.

Kenya

Tunisia

Morocco

ASIA

Indonesia

Pakistan

  • Mövenpick Hotel Karachi: will invite guests to help plant trees and stage a special tree-planting ceremony in its garden.

Philippines

  • Mövenpick Hotel Mactan Island Cebu: is organising several activities to educate its young guests about green issues that include a trash-art masterpiece workshop using empty mineral water bottles. It will also screen a movie about the importance of being environmentally friendly and explain the benefits of tree- and seed-planting and taking care of the world’s natural resources.

Sri Lanka

Thailand

Vietnam

  • Mövenpick Hotel Hanoi: is staging a painting contest for children under the theme ‘we love our green planet’, encouraging them to think about ways to protect our planet from pollution.

EUROPE

Switzerland

Turkey

  • Mövenpick Hotel Ankara: will be collecting colourful waste plastic covers to make different kinds of toys with the children living at the Turkish Social Service, which they will then be able to keep.

MIDDLE EAST

Jordan

Lebanon

  • Mövenpick Hotel Beirut: will arrange a big beach clean-up to combat local pollution, inviting all guests to take part.

Qatar

  • Mövenpick Hotel West Bay Doha: will arrange for guests to visit the local farm where it sources some of its ingredients to learn more about environmental practices and responsible farming

Saudi Arabia

  • Mövenpick Hotel Al Khobar: the hotel will organise a clean-up of empty land around the property.
  • Mövenpick Beach Resort Al Khobar: will arrange for guests to tour its berry fruit garden, giving them an opportunity to water the plants. They will also be given tips on how to create their own berry garden at home.
  • Madinah Mövenpick Hotel: is organising a clean-up of the public areas of King Fahd Garden in Madinah, encouraging guests, family and friends to take part.