HYDERABAD : Hyderabad International Convention Centre (HICC), managed by Accor (the world’s leading hotel operator and market leader in Europe) has received ‘Best Green Meetings and Conference Venue’ Award by South India Travel Awards.
The award was received by Gorav Arora, Director Sales & Marketing, Novotel Hyderabad Convention Centre & HICC in the presence of Ganta Srinivas Rao, Minister of Human Resources Development,Govt of Andhra Pradesh and Neerabh K.Prasad,I.A.S, Prinicipal secretary to Govt.(Tourism).
The South India Travel Awards is an annual event which was designed with an objective to recognize and appreciate the best players in the travel industry. The event was attended by more than 120 stalwarts from tourism industry and was a huge success.
Hyderabad International Convention Centre (HICC) is the first purpose-built and state-of-the-art convention facility in South Asia with an amazing landscape and atmosphere for the guests. It offers strategic advantage in terms of infrastructure, connectivity and hospitality expertise and management bandwidth to execute National & International stature conventions & exhibitions in a clean and green environment.
The property follows world class safety & security measures. HICC has put Hyderabad on the International map and has also provided great impetus to hospitality sector in Hyderabad.
Novotel Hyderabad Convention Centre and Hyderabad International Convention Centre regularly conduct audit like ISO 14001 and are committed to sustainable development through Planet 21, a program involving all Accor hotels, employees and customers.
The property has been driving the Planet 21 initiative for the last three years by educating stakeholders on energy preservation and by organizing team-based initiatives on health and energy conservation.
The facility has quite a few feathers in its cap. It has been the winner of the excellence award for Best Standalone Convention Centre for six years in a row, awarded by Ministry of Tourism, Government of India.
The hotel constantly strives to improve our environmental surroundings and work towards social responsibility by maintaining best practices. Novotel Hyderabad Convention Centre and Hyderabad International Convention Centre are dedicated for a green development and is truly the Best Green Meetings and Conference Venue.
Speaking on the occasion Neil Paterson, General Manager – Novotel Hyderabad Convention Centre & HICC said “We are delighted to receive the award and this is indeed a moment of great pride for Hyderabad International Convention Centre. HICC is like a ‘Green Paradise’ in the centre of Hyderabad’s IT district committed to the environment & maintains a greener and healthier surrounding by taking active steps to reduce carbon footprint, saving water &energy and is truly the Best Green Meetings and Conference Venue”
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