Philippines: Hotels, restos join sustainable seafood advocacy
Author: Linda Bolido, Inquirer (Philippines), Published on: 7 January 2016
2 Dec 2015
Several top hotels and restaurants have banded together to join the advocacy for sustainable seafood harvest and environment-friendly fishing practices to protect valuable marine resources that provide food, medicines and other basic necessities.
As part of the initiative, it is organizing Sustainable Seafood Week in February 2016 to allow an open discussion of “the status, challenges and awareness for more sustainable seafood in the Philippines…”
The restaurants and hotels said they recognize the industry’s “increasing responsibility to procure from sustainable sources and to educate their consumers about the need for sustainable seafood.”…
Supporting the initiative are…Fairmont Hotel, Hyatt City of Dreams Manila, Marco Polo Ortigas, The Peninsula Manila, Shangri-La Hotels, Fairmont Raffles, New World Makati, Alab, Le Club, Lulu Hooch, Vask, Disciples Escoffier International Asia, Blueyou… [refers to Cebu Pacific]