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Dusit Thani Dubai pick up their butts for world no tobacco day

Dubai: Dusit Thani Dubai colleagues braved Dubai’s morning heat to pick up cigarette butts in the vicinity of the hotel today, marking World No Tobacco Day 2012.

The globally observed annual World No Tobacco Day takes place every May 31st with the aim of to encourage people to refrain from smoking for a 24-hour period across the globe. It also serves as a means to draw global attention to the dangers of using tobacco products and their harm to individuals and the environment alike.

Colleagues from the hotel, armed with gloves and bags, collected a number of cigarette butts in the vicinity of the hotel property on Sheikh Zayed Road and at its colleague accommodations.

“We take great pride in ensuring that our hotel causes minimal impact on our environment through a number of initiatives, and today’s event is an example on how much our colleagues care about the location of which we are fortunate to live in,” James Wilson, General Manager, Dusit Thani Dubai, noted.