KUWAIT CITY, March 27: Al Jahra Copthorne Hotel & Resort staff and guests joined millions of people across the world in switching lights off for an hour on March 25 at 8:30 pm – to raise awareness for the planet. The hotel invited all its guests and staff for a candlelit cocktail reception around the hotel swimming pool to encourage them to switch off their room lights and take part of this world movement to spread awareness protecting the planet and stand against climate change.
Related documentaries were played on giant screens before the lights go off as they stood in darkness enjoying the prepared food and drinks. Al Jahra Copthorne Hotel Manager Alaa Selim expressed his happiness in participating in this world wide movement and said “we are happy to take part of this symbolic act to spread awareness about the earth and climate change as part of our responsibility to encourage positive environmental impacts. We are happy to see so much participation, most of our hotel guest and staff gathered around the pool along with kids spreading awareness about climate change” He proudly added “We have saved around 180 KW of electricity during this hour.”