Florida’s Green Lodging Program: A model green hotel certification program that continues to grow

If you’ve ever been to Florida – especially to ecologically-sensitive areas like the Everglades and the Florida Keys – you know that the state has incredible natural resources. Stunning beaches, unique and abundant wildlife, fertile land, and of course, all that gin clear water make Florida an extraordinary place to live and a fantastic place to visit.

Firms Offer Free On-Site Environmental Audits to All U.S. Hotels

Engineers to fan out across country to assess lodging facility energy efficiency and recommend changes EcoGreenHotel President Scott Parisi today announced that his company has partnered with Atlantic Energy Services (OTC:AESO) of Saratoga Springs, N.Y., a leader in designing, financing and implementing energy efficiency projects, to offer free, no-obligation environmental assessments to U.S. hotels from … Read moreFirms Offer Free On-Site Environmental Audits to All U.S. Hotels

Eco-Enhancing Partners

USFI | GreenWorks and INNCOM International join EcoRooms & EcoSuites (www.EcoRooms.com) as Strategic Partners and Corporate Sponsors Strengthening its position as a leader in socially responsible travel, Pineapple Hospitality is proud to announce that USFI | GreenWorks and INNCOM International have signed on as Strategic Partners and Corporate Sponsors of EcoRooms & EcoSuites (www.EcoRooms.com). EcoRooms … Read moreEco-Enhancing Partners

Courtyard by Marriott-Portland City Center Nears Opening Date – By Glenn Hasek

What was once a vacant bank building in downtown Portland will open in May as the Courtyard by Marriott-Portland City Center. The 256-room hotel was built to earn LEED Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. The structure, which has been given a new shell, three new floors and brand new mechanical systems, is … Read moreCourtyard by Marriott-Portland City Center Nears Opening Date – By Glenn Hasek