Fable Dunedin attains Silver Qualmark Award
Publish Date: 13 December, 2023
In an era where sustainable practices are becoming increasingly paramount, we are thrilled to reattain a prestigious 5-star hotel rating and a Silver Award for Tourism Sustainability from Qualmark. This accomplishment is a testament to the hotel's unwavering commitment to environmental responsibility and community engagement.
Below are some of the initiatives we have taken to receive this standard!
A $13 Million Redevelopment: Transforming Tradition into Modern Luxury
Fable Dunedin underwent a transformative $13 million redevelopment, repurposing its building to seamlessly blend tradition with modern luxury. This investment not only enhanced the hotel's aesthetic appeal but also laid the foundation for a sustainable ethos that runs through every facet of its operation.
Innovative In-Room Recycling and Green-Clean Decline
Guests are encouraged to participate actively in reducing their environmental footprint by disposing of recyclables conveniently within their rooms. The hotel also introduces a room service green-clean decline, providing guests with the option to embrace a more sustainable approach to housekeeping.
Marihi Aotearoa Eco Flow Amenities: A Fusion of Luxury and Sustainability
Fable Dunedin proudly partners with Astro Hospitality to offer guests Marihi Aotearoa, top-of-the-line New Zealand-sourced eco-flow amenities. These sustainable products have garnered such popularity that the hotel has taken the initiative to retail them, allowing guests to extend their commitment to eco-friendly living beyond their stay.
Vendella Bedding and Manchester: Pioneering Plastics Recycling Commitment
Fable Dunedin is at the forefront of sustainable bedding practices, utilising Vendella products. The hotel's partnership with Vendella goes beyond comfort, as the company's plastics recycling commitment is measured back to Fable Dunedin. This circular approach ensures that the hotel actively contributes to reducing its plastic footprint.
LED Lighting and Motion Sensors: Illuminating a Greener Path
The entire complex is bathed in eco-friendly LED lighting, equipped with motion sensors to minimise energy consumption. Fable Dunedin's commitment to energy-efficient lighting is a testament to its dedication to sustainability and responsible resource management.
Community Engagement: A Pillar of Fable Dunedin's Sustainability Strategy
Fable Dunedin doesn't just focus on internal initiatives; it actively engages with the local community. The hotel boasts a dedicated Sustainability Committee that spearheads various community initiatives, including the annual St Clair beach clean. This commitment to community well-being reinforces Fable Dunedin's role as a responsible corporate citizen.
From Herb Gardens to Reusable Coffee Cups: A Holistic Approach to Sustainability
Fable Dunedin embraces a holistic approach to sustainability by growing its own herbs for culinary use. Additionally, the hotel promotes the use of reusable coffee cups, encouraging guests to make environmentally conscious choices during their stay.
In conclusion, Fable Dunedin's attainment of a 5-star hotel rating with a Silver Award for Tourism Sustainability is a remarkable achievement that reflects its unwavering dedication to environmental responsibility and community betterment. As travellers increasingly seek accommodations aligned with their values, Fable Dunedin stands as a shining example of a luxury destination that harmoniously combines opulence with sustainability.