The Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur has begun operating a brand-new fleet of environmentally-friendly limousines -- the Mercedes-Benz E-300 BlueTEC HYBRID -- from 16 September. The hotel is the first one in Malaysia to use such car model for its limousine services. The Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur has always been mindful of the environmental impact of conventional limousines and had been actively sourcing for an eco-friendly car model to replace them. The hotel decided to use Mercedes-Benz E-300 BlueTEC HYBRID, as it is eco-friendly limousine which is significant for its enhanced fuel economy, lower emissions and a comprehensive recycling concept in its design. The E-Class BlueTEC HYBRID has also achieved top marks in terms of reduced CO2 emissions. Guests at Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur can expect a smooth ride in these environmentally-friendly limousines.

The Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur General Manager Manfred Weber said the initiative was to reaffirm the hotel’s commitment towards building a more sustainable future.

“We are deeply committed towards protecting the environment and aim to continue doing so to inspire others and lead by example,” Mr Weber said.
Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur won the ASEAN Green Hotel Award 2014-2016 for the fourth-time running in 2014, having previously been awarded the awards in 2012-2014, 2010-2012, and 2008-2010.

The award serves as a recognition of the hotel’s continued commitment and effort in working towards a sustainable future and responsible tourism that benefits its guests, employees and the community at large.

Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts remains committed to operating in an economically, socially and environmentally responsible manner while balancing the interests of diverse stakeholders. In striving to be a leader in corporate citizenship and sustainable development, a corporate-level CSR Committee drives the company’s initiatives in the strategic areas of stakeholder relations, environment, health and safety, supply chain and employees. Under the umbrella of sustainability, Shangri-La’s social responsibility programme consists of the two elements of “embrace” and “sanctuary.” Embrace focuses on Shangri-La’s Caring People Project, which aims to promote the highest level of education and health support in underprivileged communities. In sanctuary, the programme concentrates on Shangri-La’s Care for Nature Project, which promotes the conservation and restoration of biodiversity. For more information, please access the CSR section on HYPERLINK "" Thank you for reading our posts. Our team media coverage touches mostly on lifestyle events and focuses on happening scenes in Kuala Lumpur and Kota Kinabalu. Invite us for food reviews, travel and hotel reviews, KL clubbing reviews and product launches. Our other interests include the movies, technology and photography. Subscribe to my facebook page. Contact us via my email at: [email protected] or [email protected]


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