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Tuesday, April 28th, 2009

The Hotel Monaco Portland: An Eco-Friendly Place to Stay

The Hotel Monaco Portland is one of only two downtown Portland hotels, the other being its sister property the Hotel Vintage Plaza, that have qualified for the City of Portland’s Recycle at Work Business Recycling Certification. Businesses are required to recycle 50 percent of their waste in the City of Portland. However, businesses who go

Tuesday, April 7th, 2009

Sofitel Los Angeles turns the light out on global warming

On the heels of a successful Earth Hour event on Saturday, March 28, Sofitel Los Angeles has announced plans to extend the practice of turning the lights off each night for the rest of the year. This...

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

San Diego Harbor Excursion Greens its Fleet with Massive Eco-Friendly Engine Overhaul

Project Successfully Reduces Overall Nitrogen Oxide Emissions by an Unprecedented 22 Tons per Year In 2001, before the green movement was on the radar of most local businesses, San Diego Harbor Excursion voluntarily initiated a series of...

Friday, February 27th, 2009

Going to Portland?

Travel Portland’s web site lists hospitality and retail members who have a certification on file from one of several organizations that certify businesses as “green.” This page will give you a link to the member listing and...

Friday, February 27th, 2009

Palm Dessert Impresses with Green Initiatives

Palm Desert is one of the country’s most aggressive cities in terms of environmental initiatives. Last year, the city introduced a new government division, the Office of Energy Management, and unveiled a plan to cut its energy...

Monday, March 31st, 2008

Fairmont Hotels Offer Several Green Packages to Guests

The Fairmont Winnipeg partners with Habitat for Humanity on the Home Sweet Home package, which includes accommodation, daily breakfast, transportation to and from the home building site each day, and a soothing amenity kit, including band-aids, hand...

Friday, March 28th, 2008

Love Traveling, But Hate its Effect on the Environment?

Make up for all of those carbon footprints with Vikram Chatwal Hotels’ new Mother Earth Package at both the Dream and Time Hotels in Manhattan In celebration of Earth Day, Vikram Chatwal Hotels is offering a special...

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