Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel offsets CO2 emissions from employee trips

Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa is pleased to announce that they have signed an agreement with ALLCOT, an international company that offers various services related to climate protection develops projects to offset carbon emissions produced by employee trips in 2015 thus demonstrating their commitment to the fight against climate change.

The total volume of emissions generated by the hotel’s employees came to 39 mtCO2e (metric tonnes of equivalent CO2). The offsetting of CO2 consists of economic investments in projects that eliminate an equivalent volume of emissions from the atmosphere to what has been produced.

Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa has chosen a project located in the state of Pará, Brazil, the ‘Brazilian Rosewood Amazon Conservation’ (RMDLT), which protects one of the most diverse and abundant ecosystems on the planet. The project consists of an area of 177,899 hectares with an exceptional variety of fauna and flora.

The main objective of the project is to protect the fragile ecosystem of the Amazon rainforest from rampant deforestation and simultaneously giving the depleted forests a chance to regenerate. With this project, a net total of at least 20 million mtCO2e can be compensated, over the course of 40 years. In addition, this project supports 130 families that survive on subsistence farming as well as providing protection for animals in danger of extinction, such as the Giant Anteater and the Ka’apor Capuchin.

With this initiative, Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa will continue taking actions in compliance with its corporate social responsibility policy and will commit to a work ethic that is completely integrated in all areas and strategies of the hotel, guiding its daily decision making processes, global management and operations.

About Jumeirah Port Soller

Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, operates a world-class portfolio of hotels and resorts. Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa crowns a cliff overlooking the Port of Soller and enjoys extensive, uninterrupted sea views on one side, and has a backdrop of the Tramuntana – recently declared a UNESCO Heritage Site – on the other.

The hotel has 121 rooms and suites, three restaurants, two bars, two swimming pools and its Talise Spa which is located in its own luxurious complex. Respecting the harmony of the landscape, the hotel is divided into eleven low-rise structures ensuring that visitors experience a truly exceptional and natural environment during their stay. www.jumeirah.com/mallorca

For further information please contact

Ana Trujillo

Marketing Manager
Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa
CalleBélgica, s/n, Port Sóller
Telephone: +34971 637 821
Email: ana.trujillo@jumeirah.com

About Jumeirah Group

Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, operates a world-class portfolio of hotels and resorts including the flagship Burj Al Arab Jumeirah. Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts manages properties in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, UAE, and Kuwait in the Middle East; Baku, Bodrum, Frankfurt, Istanbul, London and Mallorca (Spain) in Europe; the Maldives and Shanghai in Asia.

Jumeirah Group also runs the luxury serviced residences brand Jumeirah LivingTM with properties in London and Dubai; the new contemporary lifestyle hotel brand VenuTM; the wellness brand TaliseTM; Jumeirah Restaurant Group DubaiTM; Wild WadiWaterparkTM; The Emirates Academy of Hospitality ManagementTM; and Jumeirah SiriusTM, its global loyalty programme. Future openings include luxury and lifestyle hotels in China, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Malaysia, Mauritius, Oman, Russia and the UAE. www.jumeirah.com

About Allcot

Founded in 2009, Allcot is a company specialised inproviding complex sustainability solutions to individuals and other companies of all sizes. Allcot offers various services related to climate change, such as the calculation, reduction and offsetting of carbon footprints.

For more information

Rosa Brosé

+34 699653386

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