Hotel Indigo to open zero emmisions hotel in Dubai sustainable development

IHG is to open the Hotel Indigo Dubai in The Sustainable City, a new urban project that is described as “Dubai’s first sustainable integrated development”. According to IHG, the hotel will be a Net Zero energy building. All energy will be from solar power. All waste and waste water will be recycled. And a solar powered by will be available to connect guests to downtown Dubai.

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1: The Sustainable City will include homes, a green school, solar covered parking lots and an organic farm suppling food to the community.

2: IHG has 18 hotels in the U.A.E., with a further 10 hotels due to open in the next five years.

3: The Sustainable City will cover 46 hectares and have 10,000 trees of 50 different types.

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1: Read the original article on Green Lodging News.

2: Follow The Sustainable City on Twitter.

3: Learn more on the Sustainable City’s Website

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Jeremy Smith
Jeremy Smith
Jeremy Smith is the editor and co-founder of Travindy. He is a writer and communications consultant working for a more responsible and sustainable tourism industry. He is the author of two books, writes a fortnightly blog on responsible tourism for World Travel Market, and provides consultancy to a wide range of companies and organisations, ranging from National Parks to individual hotels and tour operators.

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