Celebrate Earth Hour 2011 at Hilton Hanoi Opera

VIETNAM – On March 26 at 20:30 hours, together with millions all over the world, Hilton Hanoi Opera will be continuing its tradition of supporting Earth Hour this year.

The hotel has been commemorating Earth Hour since 2009 when Vietnam first participated as a country in this global initiative to enhance the level of environmental awareness in Hanoi as well as the rest of the world.

Each year, Hilton Hanoi Opera organises a series of activities during the Earth Hour in celebration of this meaningful initiative. This year is no exception as all non-essential lights in the lobby and public areas of the hotel will be switched off during Earth Hour and replaced by candles. Earth Hour posters have been placed around the hotel to inform the guests of these initiatives in advance to avoid any inconveniences.

Peter Simson, general manager, Hilton Hanoi Opera said, “By participating in the Earth Hour, we hope that through the hotel’s efforts and personal commitment of our staff members, we can in turn educate and inspire our guests to do the same towards environmental conservation.”

Echoing this year’s Earth Hour slogan – “Go beyond the hour”, the hotel will also constantly review its business operating practices to try and reduce the impact on the environment and contribute towards global conservation efforts.

About Hilton Hanoi Opera

Strategically located in the heart of Hanoi’s central business district, Hilton Hanoi Opera is within easy walking distance of the city’s tourist attractions and bustling shopping areas, providing an ideal home from which to experience and explore the rich textures of Hanoi. Inspired by the character of the famous Opera House opposite, the hotel is a fusion of traditions: gentle Vietnamese hospitality and graciousness, and Hilton’s assurance of total reliability, impeccable service and first-class facilities. Voted Vietnam’s Leading Hotel in 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008 by the prestigious World Travel Awards, Hilton is a landmark in the city center within walking distance of the business district.

Each of the hotel’s 269 rooms offers a view of either the city or the Opera House and all rooms are equipped with individual controlled air conditioning and double glazed windows, luxurious bathrooms and high speed internet access.  For functions, conferences and exhibitions, Hilton Hanoi Opera offers the latest in audio-visual equipment and lighting facilities. In addition to the high-tech Ballroom, there are six spacious meeting rooms; one boardroom and a business center with dedicated team members working behind the scenes to ensure the success of events.

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