A survey of 1,300 U.S. travelers by TripAdvisor.com shows that nearly two-thirds often or always consider the environment when choosing hotels, transportation and meals. The survey did not distinguish between leisure, business or group travelers. results: 62 percent often or always consider the environment when traveling. 69 percent plan to make even more eco-friendly choices […]
Every Econo Lodge hotel in this United States will turn green this year, the first national economy hotel chain to do so. They will be implement the Choice Hotels Room to Be Green (RTBG) program, which is designed to reduce environmental impact and waste, meet the changing expectations of today’s environmentally conscious guests and potentially […]
Steps small and large can help historic hotels be eco-friendly. St. Simons’ King and Prince and Atlanta’s Georgian Terrace are two examples.
As I travel to different trade shows and conferences speaking on “Green Initiatives,” I am both proud and disappointed by much of what is happening. Yes, all of the exposure and emphasis that has been put on being more socially responsible and sustainable is sinking in. And, much progress is being made to better our […]
In last month’s article we heard from meeting and events planner, Jaime Nack, regarding ways planners can implement sustainable practices. This month, we are asking the same questions of the hotel industry. :: Scott Morgan, Director of National Group Sales Kimpton Hotels & Restaurant Group, LLC 11-year hospitality industry veteran 5 years’ experience implementing sustainable […]