Alila Jabal Akhdar Wins the Green Landscape Award
Alila Jabal Akhdar received the Green Landscape Award during the Oman Green Awards and Summit held this September under the patronage of H.E. Mohammed bin Salim bin Said Al Tobi, Minister of Environment and Climate Affairs in Oman. The ceremony was attended by various public and private sector organisations that contribute to encouraging eco-friendly initiatives.
Alila Jabal Akhdar’s on-going commitment to the environment is prominently represented in its Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified construction. The resort’s design is in harmony with its surrounding environment, preserving the extraordinary natural beauty of the region. The Green Landscape Award was granted to the resort for its unique application of the proper environmental standards required to achieve sustainability and the LEED certification, the resort set itself as a pioneer to environmental contribution in Oman.
Eng. Wael Al-Lawati, CEO of Omran commented, “All activities implemented to assist with eco-friendly methods and a greener environment add to the overall growth and focus of Oman’s emphasis on advancing in this front. This is essential in maintaining and promoting the unique natural resources in Oman with the proper type of investment in all our projects.”
“Alila Jabal Akhdar is our best representation of a green tourism destination, having all the natural environmental features of the area highlighted. The landscape surrounding the resort acts as host to the locally found vegetation and plants. I would like to extend my gratitude to the Omran team and partners from consultants to contractor for their best efforts in successfully completing this property,” added Al-Lawati.
Alila Jabal Akhdar is considered one of the most ideal tourism destinations developed by Omran, the interiors have been inspired by the fragrant pink roses which blanket the mountainside in springtime and all rooms have been decorated with a simple beauty that relies on warm, neutral textures and a reflection of local Omani culture. Each of the resort’s 84 Suites and 2 Jabal Villas, named Jowz and Rummanah after the Walnuts and Pomegranates found in the region.
“We are so proud to be rewarded with this great honour and recognition. We will continue our various initiatives to further support our neighboring communities and eco-friendly habits,” commented Jork Bosselaar, General Manager of Alila Jabal Akhdar.
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