With a heightened sense of environmental awareness and concern, meeting planners are looking to hotels and resorts to do their part to conserve. And it seems hoteliers have stepped up to the plate — and stepped up their game in the process. From low-flow toilets and waterless urinals to key card-activated master light switches and […]
The 2009 AAA Five Diamond Awards list is in. Ten winners were added, bringing the list total to a record 162 establishments — 103 lodging and 59 dining. California tops the list with 26 properties (19 hotels and 7 restaurants), including three first time Five Diamond hotels: The Montage Laguna Beach; Four Seasons Hotel Westlake […]
Florida Governor Charlie Crist has given the Florida hotel industry a green incentive. Since Jan. 1, hotels have had to have Florida Green Lodging certification in order to be considered host sites for government-sponsored meetings. Currently, 54 Florida hotels have earned the “Green Lodging” designation from the Department of Environmental Protection; 207 hotels have applied […]
Mobil Travel Guide’s 2008 Five-Star winners include 41 lodgings, 17 restaurants and three spas, while Four-Star winners span 125 lodgings, 149 restaurants and 84 spas throughout the U.S. and Canada. And for properties at every budget, there are also Three-, Two- and One-Star picks. Learn all about the winners at MobilTravelGuide.com.
In 2006, hotel industry revenue increased to $133.4 billion, up from $122.7 billion in 2005, according to the American Hotel & Lodging Association’s (AHLA) 2007 Lodging Industry Profile.
The American Automobile Association (AAA) announced the recipients of its 2007 Five-Diamond Awards. Here is a complete list of the winners, plus information on previous recipients of this award, which is based upon service, accommodations, amenities and overall experience.