Set at the shores of the Mediterranean, in the oldest city of the world, the Byblos Sur Mer hotel rises among temple ruins of the Roman civilization and the Phoenician port. At only 45minutes from Beirut International Airport and 35min away from Beirut Souks and Biel, the newly renovated hotel is now crowned with 5 stars and welcomes you all year around in a magical atmosphere.
This accommodation provider has taken action to address one or more issues (whether environmental, social or cultural) which will contribute positively to the long term viability of the destination and hence their site displays a Caring for the destination rating.
Main area of focus in Caring for the Destination:
Employs and trains locals, actively promotes the cultural heritage of the area and is committed to a comprehensive energy saving and recycling program.
Detailed description of the Caring for the Destination Initiative:
Byblos Sur Mer Hotel has been built with the same local stone as the famous Antic Monuments of Byblos, its architecture is also sympathetic to this historic area. Hotel staff are trained to provide guests with the very best information on the many historic and cultural attractions in the area. The hotel is also committed to a number of recycling initiatives and energy saving practices. Employment of staff from villages around Byblos ensures local employment opportunities and staff are passionate about the local cultural attractions.
Energy saving lighting has been installed in the hotel to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The hotel has also implemented a comprehensive program of recycling, this includes sorting and seperation of all hotel waste and delivery to the local recycling depot. Byblos Sur Mer Hotel recognises the importance of working with their local community by providing free use of its conference facilities for local organisations.