Samir Jilani wins 'Green Hotel of the Year' award for ITC Grand Chola
The ‘Green Hotel of the Year’ award at the 11th Hotelier India Awards 2019 in luxury to upper upscale category went to Samir Jilani from ITC Grand Chola.
The ‘Green Hotel of the Year’ award at the 11th Hotelier India Awards 2019 in luxury to upper upscale category went to Samir Jilani from ITC Grand Chola. Here, is a short excerpt where we get to know a bit more about to ITC Grand Chola as Samir shares his thoughts on Hotelier India.
Team ITC Grand Chola is delighted and humbled to receive the Best Green Hotel Award at the Hotelier India Awards. We look forward to achieving more international benchmarks.
Embodying ITC Hotels’ ethos of ‘Responsible Luxury’, the ITC Grand Chola has earned the distinction of becoming the World’s largest LEED Platinum Green Hotel.
Constant efforts to improve energy and water efficiency through technological inputs and awareness training, using eco-friendly chemicals and materials, reducing waste generation at source and ensuring complete recycling, harvesting the entire incident rainfall, helping raise the local groundwater levels, ensuring zero/minimum pollution and well-being of our guests, employees, service providers, vendors and visitors are some of the major factors that have helped our hotel to win this recognition.
Awards as prestigious as Hotelier India further strengthens our credo of 'Responsible Luxury’ and the enormous work that ITC Hotels in undertaking in creating hotels that are sustainable.
The key to our winning mantra has been constant research in the space of sustainable hotel environment and investing in modern technology, which in turn helps us in yielding more effective results.