Elevate Your COP28 Dubai Experience at The First Group Hotels

Expo City Dubai will welcome delegates and guests from around the world when it hosts the 28th United Nations Climate Change Conference – also known as COP28 – from 30 November to 12 December 2023. Enhance your COP28 Dubai itinerary with eco-friendly stays at The First Group Hotels.

The UAE’s ambitious goal to become carbon-neutral by 2050 makes it the ideal country to host the COP28 summit, which aims to tackle issues on climate change while showcasing the country’s achievements and innovations in sustainable development.

As proud ambassadors for sustainable hospitality in the UAE, The First Group has taken pioneering steps to reduce the environmental impact of our Dubai hotels. In 2022, we launched our Recycling First program with the ambitious goal to recycle 15% of all daily waste produced across our properties this year. We have also introduced energy- and water-saving fixtures in all guest rooms and public areas.

If you’re looking for comfortable accommodations close to Expo City Dubai, our eco-friendly hotels in Dubai are perfectly positioned in the city’s top locations.

Sustainability First at TRYP by Wyndham Dubai

In Dubai’s vibrant Barsha Heights precinct – located only minutes from Expo City – is the ultra-cool and award-winning TRYP by Wyndham Dubai, one of the first hotels in Barsha Heights to go plastic bottle-free with its LUVE initiative.

The eco-friendly Dubai hotel has made significant strides to reduce its carbon footprint and has acquired its Wyndham Green certification, which forms part of Wyndham Group’s global sustainability strategy.

Wyndham Dubai Marina

With its enviable location in the heart of Dubai Marina, Wyndham Dubai Marina offers a truly unique experience with front-row access to one of the city’s most dazzling destinations. It features spacious and elegant guest rooms, a rooftop swimming pool and spa, and it is home to some of the best restaurants in Dubai.
With a strong commitment to sustainability, Wyndham Dubai Marina has earned its green stripes with award-winning recycling initiatives, including the introduction of eco-friendly key cards made from sustainably sourced timber and the environmentally friendly Zero% range of liquid soaps and shampoos, which are made from natural ingredients and feature 100% recycled packaging.

By switching to eco-friendlier bamboo, The First Group Hotels have collectively saved more than 50,000 plastic key cards from going to landfill annually.

While visiting the UAE for the COP28 summit, take time to explore the many exciting tourist attractions in Dubai, from relaxing beach escapes to thrilling eco adventures.

Be Immersed in the Vibrant Emirati Culture

COP28 Dubai 2023 coincides with UAE National Day celebrations on 2 December.
The city is transformed into a stunning showcase of beautifully curated cultural activities and vibrant street entertainment at every turn. Make sure to visit Global Village to sample the UAE’s rich cultural heritage and thrilling live stunt shows.

Discover Dubai’s Best Beach Clubs

Dubai is home to some of the most magnificent beach resorts in the world, from the ultra-relaxed to the super-deluxe! If you’re craving some beach time during your COP28 visit, head to The Palm Jumeirah where you can enjoy a bite to eat at quaint al fresco eateries and lounge poolside with the surf as your soundtrack. Guests at our hotels enjoy exclusive discounted access at Soluna Beach Club.

Explore Dubai’s Green Side

A day out at Miracle Gardens is highly recommended for nature lovers and flora enthusiasts. This tranquil and colourful Dubai tourist attraction will ignite your senses with the aromatic and visually stunning floral designs on display at the world’s largest natural flower garden.

Aquatic Adventures for Thrill Seekers

Dubai is a playground of adventure and the year-round sunny climate makes it ideal to try out the thrilling water sports at Palm Jumeirah, from kite surfing to snorkelling, parasailing and more. Guests enjoy 20% off all water activities at Soluna Beach Club.

Elevate Your COP28 Dubai Experience at The First Group Hotels

Embark on a Dubai Desert Safari

Beyond Dubai’s glitzy skyscrapers lies the enigmatic allure of its desert landscape. For a quintessential Emirati experience, embark on a Dubai desert safari, tailored to your adventure level. From guided quad-biking tours to midnight stargazing escapades, this bucket-list Dubai attraction offers a truly unforgettable experience.


Enjoy convenient and comfortable hotel accommodations close to COP28. Take advantage of our discounts on Dubai hotels, and save up to 35% off at The First Group Hotels. This special COP28 hotel offer includes discounted access at Soluna Beach Club, and on dining and spa visits.