Singapores flagship PARKROYAL goes green

first_imgSource = e-Travel Blackboard: N.J Pan Pacific Hotels Group is reducing its carbon footprint with the development of Singapore’s first entirely sustainable hotel.Speaking at the Company’s Customer Connections Exposition last week, global sales director Louise Barker told e-Travel Blackboard that The PARKROYAL on Pickering Hotel is expected to launch by mid-2012 will be completely environmentally friendly from electrical use right down to food production.“It will be completely sustainable with solar energy, they’ll grow their own vegetables but at the same time it will be very high tech,” Ms Barker explained.“The lights will switch off as you leave the room, they’ll dim at other times, every feature of the hotel will be sustainable.”The 363 room hotel will cover an area of up to 161,000 square feet and according to Pan Pacific Hotels Group director of corporate sales in Singapore Mary Ang, is the first of its kind of open in Singapore. Ms Barker also took the opportunity to announce that the hotel Group is also looking to expand its China presence, with plans to open three new properties in Ningbo, Shanghai and Suzhou.While both Ningbo and Shanghai will open as serviced suites in 2012, Suzhou will launch in 2014 as a resort property.last_img read more