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Fairmont to Pursue LEED Certification for New Pittsburgh Hotel

TORONTO—Fairmont Hotels & Resorts announced that it will manage Pittsburgh’s newest hotel to be housed in Three PNC Plaza, a 780,000-square-foot mixed-use “green” building...

Nomination Process for 2007 Caribbean Environmental Award Opens

SAN JUAN, P.R.—The Caribbean Hotel Assn. (CHA) and its environmental subsidiary, the Caribbean Alliance for Sustainable Tourism (CAST), have announced the opening of the...

STI Launches New TravelGreen Carbon Offset Program for Hoteliers

BOULDER, COLO.—Sustainable Travel International (STI) announced that it is launching TravelGreen, a carbon offset initiative designed specifically for hoteliers. Through TravelGreen, hoteliers around the...

Grenada’s Paradise Bay Resort Lays Foundation for 80-Kilowatt Windmill

LA TANTE, ST. DAVID’S, GRENADA—Paradise Bay Resort, base here, is laying the foundation for an 80-kilowatt, 100-foot-high windmill. According to James Post, a representative...

Don’t Let Today’s News Become Tomorrow’s Blues

A newspaper left at the guestroom door every morning is a fabulous courtesy. But the tendency not to recycle the newspapers is not a...

Mintek’s Automated WinTrack PM Software Helps Keep Guests, Staff Safe from...

NATIONAL REPORT—Late December was not a good time for an upscale hotel in southern Florida. A 26-year-old man lost his life in a guestroom....

Marriott Launches Global Partnership with Clean Up the World

SAN FRANCISCO—Marriott International Inc. announced it has joined forces with Clean Up the World, a leading global environmental organization with 35 million volunteers in...

Johnson Controls Expands Renewable Energy Services

MILWAUKEE—In response to increasing global demand for renewable energy, Johnson Controls Inc. is expanding its business direction in the areas of designing, installing and...

A Look at What’s New & ‘Hot’ in Energy-Efficient Hotel Interior...

NATIONAL REPORT—Fortunately for the lodging industry, the options for energy-efficient interior lighting have grown substantially over the last several years. Compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs)...

Carbonfund.org, Inn By The Sea Team Up to Launch Carbonfree Vacations,...

CAPE ELIZABETH, MAINE—Carbonfund.org and The Inn By The Sea have joined forces to launch a new carbon offset program designed specifically to provide guests...