HONG KONG, Oct 21, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Sino Group (the “Group”) is pleased to announce that the Fullerton Ocean Park Hotel Hong Kong (the “Hotel”) has received WELL Building Standard ™ v2 pre-certification. Pre-certification is a milestone recognized by the International WELL Building Institute ™ (IWBI ™) that confirms the intent of a project to implement health and wellbeing strategies that will be verified by a third party upon completion.
The Fullerton Ocean Park Hotel Hong Kong was the first hotel project in Hong Kong and mainland China to receive WELL ™ v2 pre-certification.
Thanks to the Sino team for their efforts, the Fullerton Ocean Park Hotel Hong Kong’s accreditation is a confirmation of the group’s pursuit of sustainability and wellness in the development and operation of their hotels.
As the first hotel project in Hong Kong and mainland China To earn this internationally recognized recognition, the pre-certification is an example of the group’s commitment to integrating health and sustainability strategies into every aspect of their business and efforts to make companies a sustainability engine for a better future.
Mr Daryl Ng, Vice Chairman of Sino Group, says: ‘The built environment has a profound impact on our health and wellbeing. The Sino Group is committed to developing projects that combine sustainability with design and operational strategies to promote health and wellbeing. We are grateful that Fullerton Ocean Park Hotel, the newest member of the Fullerton family, is the first hotel in Hong Kong Hong Kong and mainland China to receive this internationally recognized WELL v2 ™ pre-certification. As we commit to creating better living spaces for the communities we serve, I would like to thank the Sino team for their efforts in helping the group fulfill our commitment to promoting a more sustainable community as we move on our sustainable path to continue with the 2030 sustainability vision. ‘
“Congratulations to Fullerton Ocean Park Hotel Hong Kong for achieving WELL pre-certification for their exemplary planning for implementing health and wellness strategies in the hotel building,” said Xue Ya, President of IWBI Asia. “In a post-pandemic world, public confidence in the health and safety of hotels is essential to economic recovery, and the Sino Group’s commitment to creating a healthier experience for guests and employees is leading the hospitality industry.”
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Sustainability is at the core of the Sino Group’s values, and Sustainability Vision 2030 highlights specific commitments to embed and redefine elements in the design, construction and operation of real estate developments to focus on green living, health and wellbeing. After pre-certification for 133 Portofino, St. George’s Mansions and Landmark South, this accreditation of the Fullerton Ocean Park Hotel Hong Kong is a confirmation of the Group’s pursuit of sustainability and wellness in the development and operation of its hotels.
Located on the south side of Hong Kong Island, The Fullerton Ocean Park Hotel Hong Kong is the first Fullerton Hotel in Hong Kong and first Fullerton Resort worldwide. As a sustainable luxury resort by the sea in Hong Kong, the hotel strives to provide a sustainable and healthy environment for all through environmentally friendly construction measures and WELL building strategies, including the implementation of practical green and climate-proof designs and functions. In order to further integrate wellness life into hospitality, the hotel will offer a wide range of wellness programs for guests and employees, such as urban farming, aqua yoga, hiking and other activities for mental and physical health such as meditation, forest bathing, Tea ceremony, dance / movement and music therapies, with the aim of creating a bond with nature and wellbeing.
Developed over seven years of rigorous research and development in collaboration with leading doctors, scientists and industry experts, the WELL Building Standard is a performance-based certification system that combines best practices in design and construction with evidence-based scientific research. The Fullerton Ocean Park Hotel Hong Kong received WELL pre-certification for its design intentions in ten categories of building performance – air, water, nutrition, light, movement, thermal comfort, sound, materials, spirit and community.
SOURCE Sino Group