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ITC Maurya named ‘Best Eco Friendly Hotel’ in National Tourism Awards

ITC Maurya, Delhi has been named the ‘Best Eco Friendly Hotel’ at the prestigious National Tourism Awards, hosted by India’s Ministry of Tourism this month. The award recognises ITC Maurya’s outstanding contribution and ongoing commitment to the environment. The hotel received the prestigious accolade from the Indian Minister of State for Human Resource Development, Shashi Tharoor, at a glittering ceremony held in New Delhi.

Innovation and cutting edge technology combined with an emphasis on responsible luxury have enabled ITC Maurya to create new benchmarks in energy, water efficiency, solid waste recycling and carbon reduction, making it the largest hotel in the world to be certified LEED® Platinum, (in the Existing Building category), the highest certification awarded by the U.S. Green Building Council.

ITC Maurya was awarded for being a leader in eco practices in India, thanks to the property’s history of implementing sustainable initiatives for over two decades. These include using the largest and first on-site Paraboloid solar concentrators, a first for the global hospitality industry.

One of Delhi's leading five-star hotels, ITC Maurya is a favourite with celebrities and VIPs who flock to the acclaimed Bukhara and Dun Pukht restaurants, rated amongst the best in the world. The architectural masterpiece, in the heart of India’s capital, offers stunning views over New Delhi’s green belt.

ITC Hotels is the only company in the world of its size, to achieve the environmental distinction of being water, carbon and solid waste recycling positive. ITC Hotels have become renowned for delivering a luxury yet sustainable experience for its guests at its properties throughout India’. The group’s commitment to ‘Responsible Luxury’ sets a benchmark for the industry as the first premium chain to achieve the prestigious LEED® (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) Platinum rating for all its luxury hotels.

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