Swire Hotels’ The Upper House in Pacific Place, Hong Kong, has announced that, effective from 29 March 2010, all of its 117 guestrooms will be smoke-free.
The hotel is taking this measure to ensure all its rooms are smoke-free at all times, something the hotel says a growing number of guests are requesting. The hotel will still offer what it calls The Lawn as an area where guests can smoke. The Lawn benefits from a sheltered area as well comfortable open air seating and is surrounded by lush greenery and a manicured lawn.
Hotel General Manager Dean Winter, said, “The Upper House provides a unique experience from a design and dining point of view and so it should from an environmental aspect. We appreciate that in today’s world, more and more people are sensitive to this issue.”