NH Hotels Announces Sponsorship of Corrente in Movimento

By Nh Hotels, PRNE
Tuesday, May 3, 2011

MADRID, May 4, 2011 - NH Hotels has announced its sponsorship of the 'Corrente in movimento'
(power on the road) project to promote renewable energy.

The project will see a CO2-free tour of Italy in an electric car
discovering the latest innovations in renewable energy, a field in which
Italian technology is at the forefront. This project is perfectly in line
with the ideas and aspirations of NH Hotels, as the company has been
dedicated to environmental and social themes for some time.

The electric-powered vehicle will visit the whole of Italy, from North to
South, to provide a meeting point for local communities between the world of
research and production.

The aims of 'Corrente in movimento' are to promote the use of renewable
energy sources in Italy, showcasing cutting-edge Italian technology in the
field of renewable energy in the SME sector. It also aims to unite all of
Italy from North to South on the theme of renewable energy and sustainable
transportation, to encourage contact between the world of research and the
Italian business sector in the renewable energy field, to provide citizens
with information on renewable energy, energy efficiency and alternative
transportation and to demonstrate the technical and economic feasibility of a
trip around Italy in an electric vehicle. Finally, it aims to promote the
participation of municipalities in the Covenant of Mayors, and consequently
draw up and implement an Action Plan.

Each stage of the trip will have a specific theme (solar photovoltaic
power, wind power, biomass, hydroelectric power, etc.) and there will be
guest appearances en-route from scientists and energy experts, showbiz
personalities, sportsmen and women and cultural figures who have shown
interest in environmental issues and alternative energy.

There will also be radio and television interviews with citizens,
authorities, researchers and entrepreneurs.

An information desk will be set up everywhere the vehicle stops which
will ensure free advice and information will be provided to citizens on the
use of renewable energy sources, energy efficiency and best practices for
sustainable transportation.

The electric tour will begin on May 8th and end on June 20th 2011,
starting and ending in Rome and visiting Genoa, Milan, Brescia, Trieste,
Ancona, Naples and more. The NH facilities with parking lots equipped for
charging electric cars such as NH Bologna Villanova, NH Cavalieri in Pisa, NH
Milano2 and NH Vicenza are just some of the stops on the tour.

About NH Hotels:

NH Hotels ranks third among European business hotels. NH Hotels currently
has 400 hotels with 59.202 rooms in 25 countries in Europe, America and
Africa. NH Hotels has hotels in popular areas such as hotels in London,
(www.nh-hotels.com/nh/en/hotels/united-kingdom/london.html) hotels in
Amsterdam, (
www.nh-hotels.com/nh/en/hotels/the-netherlands/amsterdam.html) hotels
in Brussels (www.nh-hotels.com/nh/en/hotels/belgium/brussels.html) and
hotels in Madrid. (www.nh-hotels.com/nh/en/hotels/spain/madrid.html)
NH Hotels has at present 23 new projects for hotels under construction, which
will provide 3,000 new rooms.

NH Hotels stands out in quality both as regards to services and
facilities, with carefully thought out decoration, intended to please all
tastes and making the guest feel comfortable.

NH Hotels' establishments offer the most advanced technologies designed
to facilitate the guests' communication as well as their work and leisure.

    For further media information, please contact:

    Ana Bermejillo
    PR and Communication Advisor
    Santa Engracia
    120 Edificio Central


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