With the new year in full swing, Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at The First Residence announces that it is the first Hotel in Egypt to install an electric car charging station, which is now fully-operational.
“We pride ourselves as the first hotel in Egypt to install an electric car-charging station,” says Mahmoud ElKeiy. General Manager. “It is essential we protect the environment, which not only will save gas emissions and energy but it will also empower our guests to live sustainably, and become a valuable convenience for them to use during their stay with us.”
The brand new charging station works with a variety of vehicles, such as plug-in electric vehicles and hybrids. For a full-battery, vehicles get charged for eight straight hours, however a two-hour charging session is enough for 500-kilometre (310 mile) drive.
Egypt has made headway in working towards a more eco-friendly economy. The country has one the world’s biggest solar panel and wind-turbine farms, and the government has recently reported that it is looking into building its first locally-produced electric car.
Four Seasons involves employees and guests in the common goal of preserving and protecting the planet. The company engages in sustainable practices that conserve natural resources and reduce environmental impact. As importantly, sustainable tourism will enhance and protect the destinations where Four Seasons operates for generations to come.