*This is slightly older news and some have you may have already known about this, but in line with Luxurious Magazine’s commitment to marine sustainability, we wanted to bring this to your attention.
In recognition of the threat facing the global shark population and in line with the Company’s sustainability vision, The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels, Limited (HSH), parent company of The Peninsula Hotels, have stopped serving shark fin at all its group operations, this policy became effective 1st January 2012.
Mr Clement K.M. Kwok, Chief Executive Officer of HSH, said: “By removing shark fin from our menus, we hope that our decision can contribute to preserving the marine ecosystem for the world’s future generations. As Asia’s oldest hotel company, we also hope that our decision will inspire other hospitality companies to do the same and that our industry will play a role in helping to preserve the bio-diversity of our oceans.”