Blogged by @joehairie
Kota Kinabalu, 25 March 2017 – Le Méridien Kota Kinabalu activated Earth Hour with cleaning of the hotel surroundings led by General Manager Rachael Harman. The hotel also shared the hour with dining guests at the lobby on Saturday as a prelude to the hour-long Lights Off exercise that evening.
The hotel joined millions around the world in turning off lights for Earth Hour 2017 to illuminate a powerful message about environmental awareness and action. This year’s theme is “Changing Climate Change”.
With that in mind, Le Méridien Kota Kinabalu also activated a range of energy-saving measures during Earth Hour which included turning off exterior signage lighting, non-essential interior lighting, use candlelight in public areas such as restaurants and bars.
The associates of Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu came together to clean the surroundings of the hotel to build awareness about keeping our world clean. Together with WWF, being part of the diverse movement to fight this global crisis – climate change.
“It was a privilege for us to support such a powerful movement with such a simple gesture,” said Rachael Harman, General Manager of Le Méridien Kota Kinabalu. “Earth Hour also reflects a philosophy we try to practice year-round: The small steps each of us take can make a big difference together.”