Earth Hour, an annual worldwide event that aims to raise awareness about climate change, is this Saturday 23 March from 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm. Nearly 150 countries take part in the world’s largest mass participation event. In Qatar, some hotels have announced their involvement in Earth Hour 2013. Here’s what Marhaba gathered:

W Hotel

Earth Hour 2013 W

You’re invited to a very special Earth Hour Event in Wahm this Saturday! Turn off the lights with W Hotel Doha to make the world a brighter place!

For more information, check out W Hotel Doha’s Facebook page!

The Torch-Doha Hotel

Earth Hour 2013 Torch

The Torch-Doha Hotel will be switching off their exterior LED lights on Saturday from 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm. Witness The Torch glowing in the dark and stay tuned to find out more about the initiative and our special events.

For more information, check out The Torch-Doha Hotel’s Facebook page!

Radisson Blu Hotel

EARTH HOURRadisson Blu Doha supports Earth Hour 2013 by turning off the lights in three of their restaurants and invites you to a candle light dining experience in Maxim’s, Pier 12 and Bentley’s Grill.

For more information, check out Radisson Blu Hotel’s website!

Earth Hour 2013 Switch off your lights on and show the world what you’re willing to do to save the planet!

Don’t want to go out for Earth Hour 2013? Then stay home and enjoy an hour without electricity. It’s simple, do the below:

  • Turn off all lights.
  • Turn off unnecessary appliances.
  • Unplug all unnecessary electronics.
  • Replace incandescent bulbs with CFLs.
  • Recycle, or at least gather items for recycling.
  • Plant a tree.

Remember, Earth Hour isn’t just about turning off the lights, it’s also about being eco-friendly and conserving energy!