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With thousands of announcements each year regarding new green products and services, it is important to have one “go to” news source. Green Lodging News includes product news and much more. Got news to share? Contact Glenn Hasek, Green Lodging News, editor, at (813) 510-3868, or contact him by e-mail at: greenlodgingnews@gmail.com. Articles posted in the Vendor News section are press releases submitted by vendors and/or their public relations representatives. They are occasionally written by the editor.

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With thousands of announcements each year regarding new green products and services, it is important to have one “go to” news source. Green Lodging News includes product news and much more. Got news to share? Contact Glenn Hasek, Green Lodging News, editor, at (813) 510-3868, or contact him by e-mail at: greenlodgingnews@gmail.com. Articles posted in the Vendor News section are press releases submitted by vendors and/or their public relations representatives. They are occasionally written by the editor.

Whish Beauty Launches Hand Sanitizer

SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ.—Known for their extensive body and skin care collection, Whish has now developed a new hand sanitizer to keep hands clean and help fight disease. The new 70 percent ethyl alcohol sanitizer comes in three different sizes—16 ounce, 33 ounce, 1 gallon—for both consumer and trade purposes. Key features: FDA registered facility cGMP facility Made in the USA (Scottsdale, Ariz.) Gel, not spray Denatured alcohol All packaging comes with a pump 70 percent ethyl alcohol Like all of Whish’s products, Leaping Bunny is certified, paraben free, sulfate free, DEA and TEA free, petrochemical free, phthalate free, naturally sourced, and made in...

CLEANtracker Technology Gives Guests Room Cleanliness Confidence

MIAMI BEACH, FLA.—A psychological point demonstrated in most horror films, is that fear exacerbates distrust in others. Although the hotel industry is striving to implement stringent hygiene initiatives to protect guests, it is the diminished trust caused by fear of an invisible virus that is the final challenge hotels face in cementing guest confidence. Guests want certainty that their room is being precisely cleaned and sanitized every single time. To aid hotels in this challenge of the post-pandemic era, a Miami-based tech innovator, Creating Revolutions, has launched its groundbreaking CLEANtracker technology. CLEANtracker is specifically designed to give hotel guests proof...

Lutron Launches Architectural Lighting Solution with iOS App Control

COOPERSBURG, PA.—Lutron Electronics, a leader in architectural lighting control solutions, introduces Athena: a simple, flexible, all-in-one solution that elevates everyday experiences with the magic of light. The debut is Lutron’s most significant commercial system release since April 2018, when it acquired Ketra, maker of the world’s most advanced lighting system. Athena marries best-in-class control, the world’s most advanced LED lighting technology, and simple app-based setup, in a solution that is equally optimal for new construction, retrofits, and evolving commercial spaces. Key features include: Native Ketra integration, plus universal fixture-control capabilities—control all load types from a single product with no minimum...

GTech Protection Keeps Workspaces, Hands Virus & Bacteria-Free

SHERMAN OAKS, CALIF.—Working in an industry that has patients, customers or clients coming and going throughout the day requires disinfecting and cleaning items frequently to help prevent the spread of germs. But most workers do not have time to deep clean every day and the products that are currently on the market do not have lasting results and need to be used daily to be effective. GTech Clean is a long-lasting disinfecting spray that quickly and safely sterilizes all types of rooms, equipment, and vehicles. It is used and trusted by first responders across the country to disinfect their...

Hotel Effectiveness Introduces New Team Wellness Check-In

ALPHARETTA, GA.—Hotel occupancy is rising, and hotel staff have begun to return to work. While safety and health are always top priorities for the industry, concerns about COVID-19 and the ongoing pandemic make daily wellness even more important. To address these concerns, Hotel Effectiveness has launched a powerful new enhancement to the MyHotelTeam application, Team Wellness Check-In. Hotel Effectiveness, with its award-winning labor management technologies, is used by more than 4,500 hotels to manage more than $15 billion in labor costs each year. The Team Wellness Check-In will facilitate a safe and efficient return-to-work process through a simple and secure,...

1908 Brands Launches Boulder Clean Household Disinfectant Cleaner

BOULDER, COLO.—1908 Brands announces the launch of NEW Boulder Clean Disinfectant Cleaner. Boulder Clean Disinfectant Cleaner is formulated to clean, disinfect and deodorize in one simple step. The plant-powered disinfectant kills over 99.9 percent of household germs within 10 minutes of contact. Made with botanical-based ingredients and essential oils, Boulder Clean Disinfectant Cleaner wipes away germs, dirt, and allergens without harsh, toxic chemicals. It is free from dyes, artificial fragrances, bleach, ammonia, formaldehyde, triclosan, MIT, parabens, phosphates, and phthalates. Boulder Clean Disinfectant Cleaner is safe to use around family, pets, and the environment. Boulder Clean Disinfectant Cleaner is sold in 28...

Girbau North America Introduces Solution to Ensure Laundry Disinfection

OSHKOSH, WIS.—Girbau North America (GNA) recently developed and released the Covid-19 Disinfection Monitoring Package (DMP), a module that works in concert with Sapphire laundry management software to monitor and verify disinfection of washed textiles. Unique in the industry, the DMP was innovated by Girbau Global Laundry Solutions to address the immediate need for disinfection and hygiene within laundries across the globe. Available on all GNA on-premise and industrial washer-extractors, the DMP comes as a result of GNA’s targeted effort to help counter the Covid-19 pandemic and stop the spread of infection. The DMP is a module that integrates with Sapphire,...

Energy Door Company Introduces AMSafe Hands-Free Door Arm

QUEBEC—Energy Door Co., a leading supplier of glass display doors and frames for the commercial refrigeration industry, introduces AMSafe, an antimicrobial hands-free, door arm that sanitizes itself. The unique design of the AMSafe Antimicrobial Arm uses a micronized antibacterial compound embedded into the arm killing 99 percent of germs. Even if you never clean it, the antimicrobial compound lasts for the life of the handle. “Developing a product that is not only conveniently hands-free but also keeping customers safe in a retail environment is more critical than ever,” stated Tim Dye, Director of Sales and Marketing for Energy Door Co. “With...

Vero Water’s New Filtration System Includes Touchless Technology

MIAMI BEACH, FLA.—Vero Water, a leading provider of luxury still and sparkling water to the hospitality industry, announced the introduction of VERO+4 featuring Touchless Technology to meet the heightened sanitation and safety requirements for HORECA establishments as a result of COVID-19. The new VERO+4 with Touchless Technology includes all the industry-leading features of the original Vero+4, such as the proprietary VERO+ Five-Stage filtration process that consistently delivers Vero’s signature taste, but with the added benefit of touchless filling. The Vero+4 with Touchless Technology includes the following features ideal for high-volume venues: Touchless Filling Technology. Simply place a bottle on...

Ripclear Releases New Face Shields to Safeguard Hotel Personnel

BEND, ORE.—Ripclear, makers of the most advanced protective film for outdoor sports eyewear, announced the launch of its V2 Shield, designed to protect personnel dealing with the COVID-19 outbreak including hotel staffers, EMS workers, nurses, police, facility and operations personnel, and other front-line staff. They expertly designed V2 Shield features with 91 percent optical transparency, so that personnel can safely and effectively do their work while staying protected via a certified medical face shield. “We heard the needs of frontline responders and essential workers across the country, and are producing an optically clear, anti-fog, foam padded face shield that protects...