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MENAFN Press - 14/04/2014
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(MENAFN Press) Ramada Hotel and Suites Ajman recently hosted the first GCC Ecotourism Conference at the property's Majestic Ballroom, on 30th and 31st March, as part of the ongoing UAE Green Festival.

The conference, which was attended by GCC government bodies, corporate stakeholders, and international associations and delegates, discussed the challenges related to Ecotourism in the GCC, and tackled various components of the hospitality and tourism sector.

The property's General Manager, Iftikhar Hamdani, spoke about the importance of waste management in the hospitality sector and shared the various gre initiatives of the hotel. The other topics of the conference include efforts exerted to preserve wildlife and biodiversity, Green Globe practices and creation of an eco-friendly hotel brand, and the importance of engaging travellers in sustainability, among others.

Hamdani commented, "We are proud to be chosen as host of the inaugural GCC Ecotourism Conference. It provided a strategic platform to address different issues which can provide long-term impact to our industry. Through this, all of us are now more informed not just of the challenges, but also the solutions toward a more sustainable tourism."

About Ramada Ajman
Ramada Hotel & Suites Ajman is situated in downtown on Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Road within the easy reach of the main airports and business centres in the UAE. It is also closer to the famous Ajman Beach Road and city's major shopping & commercial areas. It is within 10 minutes from Sharjah city, 15 minutes from Sharjah Airport and 20 minutes away from Dubai International Airport. In a league of its own, Ramada Hotel & Suites Ajman invites you to experience the comforts of your own home while enjoying the very best in modern comfort and luxury.



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