Every year, countries around the world celebrate Earth Day on April 22nd. In parallel, IHG hotels have extended the Earth Day celebration into a weeklong event: IHG Earth Week. It‘s a week of training, activities, contests, and sustainable fun!

InterContinental Hotels Group properties in Indonesia also took part in this important initiative. From 21 – 28 April 2019 management and staff members in over 20 properties of IHG Indonesia spread across Jakarta, Cikarang, Bandung, Semarang, Surabaya, and Bali actively participated in celebrating the IHG Earth Week.

The week was spent with fun, engaging and learning activities ranging from Soap Recycling Workshop, Local Neighborhood Clean-Up, IHG Green Engage Booth, Recycled Art Competition, Green Guided Tours, Environmental Trivia Event, Green Menu Day with Local Sourcing; Walk, Cycle, or Carpool-to-Work Day and last but not least, the Recycled Material Fashion Show.

“Our responsible business commitment is closely aligned to our purpose of True Hospitality for everyone. Our aim is to have a positive impact on the communities we operate in by reducing our environmental impact which is to reduce carbon footprint by -2.5% Indonesia wide in 2019,” said Anil Pathak, General Manager of InterContinental Jakarta Pondok Indah and Regional General Manager Indonesia, InterContinental Hotels Group. “We invite our colleagues from all the properties in Indonesia to actively take part in these initiatives and we are very pleased to see their enthusiasm and commitment together to achieve our responsible business targets.”

Properties that participated were InterContinental Jakarta Pondok Indah, Crowne Plaza Jakarta, Holiday Inn & Suites Jakarta Gajah Mada, Holiday Inn Express Jakarta Pluit Citygate, Holiday Inn Jakarta Kemayoran, Holiday Inn Express Jakarta International Expo, Holiday Inn Express Jakarta Wahid Hasyim, Holiday Inn Express Jakarta Thamrin, Holiday Inn Express Jakarta Matraman, InterContinental Bandung Dago Pakar, Crowne Plaza Bandung, Holiday Inn Bandung Pasteur, Holiday Inn Cikarang Jababeka, Holiday Inn Express Semarang Simpang Lima, Holiday Inn Express Surabaya Center Point, InterContinental Hotels Bali Resort, Holiday Inn Resort Baruna Bali, Holiday Inn Express Baruna Bali, Holiday Inn Resort Bali Benoa, Holiday Inn Express Bali Raya Kuta and Hotel Indigo Seminyak Bali Beach.