Shangri-La Group Preserves And Protects The Environment
With over 100 properties worldwide, Shangri-La Group is fortunate to operate in some of the most beautiful destinations in the world. Operating within these locations presents opportunities for our colleagues to give back to our environments and help preserve our precious planet. From beach cleanups to volunteering at nature sanctuaries, check out how Shangri-La Group colleagues are dedicated to our environment.
On April 13, 50 colleagues from Shangri-La’s Sanya Resort & Spa, Hainan participated in a two-hour beach cleanup in partnership with Blue Ribbon and Sanya Social Work Association.
Following Cyclone Harold during the week of April 12, colleagues at Shangri-La’s Fijian Resort & Spa, Yanuca Island cleaned beaches and surrounding areas. During the cleanup, colleagues collected over 100 coconuts that had fallen due to the strong winds.
“There were many fallen coconuts around the resort, which we donated to the surrounding villages,” said Marsha Eyre, director of sales at Shangri-La’s Fijian Resort & Spa, Yanuca Island. “This is the second delivery of coconuts to the community with many more to come.”
On April 2, Shangri-La Hotel, Lhasa colleagues planted peach trees in the hotel garden.
“We hope this will add more beautiful flowers and greenery to the garden so every guest can enjoy the scenery,” said Claudia Lee, general manager of Shangri-La Hotel, Lhasa.
On March 17, 45 volunteers from Shangri-La’s Far Eastern Plaza Hotel, Taipei collected over 30 bags of waste and debris during a beach cleanup.
“Collaboration is one of our core CSR volunteer values, so spending the time working towards a meaningful goal together is a good exercise in teamwork,” said Jodi Cheng, executive secretary to the resident manager at Shangri-La’s Far Eastern Plaza Hotel, Taipei. “We are proud to have made a small contribution to saving our seas!”
Shangri-La’s Far Eastern Plaza Hotel, Taipei also organized a cleanup at Guandu Nature Park to help maintain the wetland sanctuary for migratory birds.
“This conservation area plays a very critical role in providing migratory birds and species with food and resting areas,” said Cheng. “Our job is to keep this area at its natural balance by removing overgrown grass and harmful plants.”
On March 11, Shangri-La’s Le Touessrok Resort & Spa, Mauritius organized a beach cleanup on Ilot Mangénie, the resort’s private island. Colleagues collected 16 bags of waste and debris.
On February 28, colleagues at Shangri-La’s Hambantota Golf Resort & Spa, Sri Lanka participated in an environmental cleanup at the Kiriibbanwewa Ayurveda Hospital to help beautify the entrance and surroundings.
Thank you to our colleagues around the world who help preserve and protect our environment in some of the most beautiful destinations on earth.