Hotels that contribute the most soap to Clean the World‘s global hygiene campaign usually are located in bigger cities — New York, Chicago, Las Vegas and Orlando, among them. Usually. But not always. In Missouri, Harrah’s North Kansas City has collected more than 10,000 pounds of soap and 4,000 pounds of bottled amenities since signing […]
The Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort is saving energy starting at the top. In this case, on the roof.
The Green Meeting Industry Council this week launched a campaign called “Ask For It!” in support of the APEX/ASTM standards for sustainable meetings completed and published earlier this year. For the acronym-challenged, APEX/ASTM stands for “Accepted Practices Exchange” and the “American Society for Testing and Materials.” The campaign is meant to raise awareness of the […]
As the third edition of IMEX America prepares to open in Las Vegas this week, it seems the mood of America is moving in the right direction — government lockdown or not. The results from the latest IMEX America Index of Optimism survey show a very slight increase of 1 percent (to a total of […]
A new rain harvest system at the Grand Hyatt Atlanta will save the hotel $30,000 a year on water and allow to depend less on city water.
The Green Meeting Industry Council is launching a Certificate in Sustainable Event Planning program designed to create a new class of sustainable-event practitioners. The students will be charged with creating, guiding and implementing the sustainability goals and performance outcomes for the 2014 Sustainable Meetings Conference in San Francisco in April next year. Adult learners who […]