EarthCheck recently presented the coveted EarthCheck Design Certification award to DAMAC Towers by Paramount Hotels & Resorts.
The certification is a rare award for a hospitality project in the Middle East region, and is noteworthy due to EarthCheck’s international recognition as a leading scientific benchmarking, certification and advisory group for travel and tourism.
“Achieving the EarthCheck Design Certification is a significant highlight in the project’s journey and reaffirms that DAMAC Towers by Paramount Hotels & Resorts adheres to the highest possible science-based standards,” Ziad El Chaar, managing director of DAMAC Properties, said. “The project continues to make progress with superstructure works 100 percent completed and facade works 85 percent completed for all towers, and we are on track for completion next year. From the design phase, through to construction and thereafter, the entire property complies with sustainability principles and best practices, ensuring safety for residents and tourists and reduced impact on the environment and making the property a great place to stay, visit, live and work in.”
For nearly 30 years, EarthCheck has aided businesses, communities and governments to provide, healthy, affluent and safe residences for travelers. EarthCheck values big ideas and the importance of clear communication, trusting that what is beneficial for the planet is also good for business.
“We are especially proud to have received this certification which is testament to the rigorous planning that goes into ensuring improved ecological performance related to climate conditions, energy efficiency and reduced consumption of natural resources, to name a few, that will also translate into reduced operational costs,” Thomas van Vliet, CEO of Paramount Hotels & Resorts, said. “Sustainability is high on the worldwide agenda of Paramount Hotels & Resorts and to be certified in this field is one that we take very seriously and strive to achieve.”
DAMAC Towers by Paramount Hotels & Resorts is a desirable four-tower hotel and residential complex made of 1,200 condominiums in three different towers. The complex is located in central Burj area, Dubai. Residents of the area will be pleased with the luxurious lifestyle and amenities. The fourth tower will be home to the 823 guest rooms and suites Paramount Hotel.