New IHG Dubai hotel to be 100% solar-powered
Rendering courtesy of Arabian Business
InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) and Diamond Developers have broken ground for Hotel Indigo Dubai Sustainable City, which will be 100 percent powered by solar energy.
Located in Dubai’s first sustainable integrated development, the 143-room hotel will be a net-zero energy building, a statement from the company said.
It added that the architecture and interior design across the hotel will incorporate sustainability principles at every step of the guest journey and hotel operations, reports Arabian Business.
Hotel Indigo Dubai Sustainable City will also have a neighborhood café and a specialty restaurant, both of which will be supplied with fresh produce from urban farming facilities that will be merged to hotel grounds and Sustainable City Bio Domes.
The hotel will also offer unique indoor and outdoor event venues that are integrated into the landscape of the orchard and urban farms. Guests will be able enjoy various wellness and leisure facilities such as a gymnasium, an outdoor pool, an outdoor yoga deck as well as two treatment rooms with private terraces.
Pascal Gauvin, chief operating officer, India, Middle East & Africa, IHG said, “This will be a landmark hotel from our portfolio within the region.”
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