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Merge with nature: Pangani EcoLodge

Green Hotelier talks to the Marketing Manager of Pangani Ecolodge, Sarah Peled, about setting up an eco lodge in the African bush Right from the beginning ‘Merge with Nature’ has been Pangani Ecolodge’s motto. Situated on the coast of Tanzania between Pangani and Saadani National Park, the designers and managers have had very little access […]

Green Hotelier UK 2013: Beechenhill Farm B&B

Beechenhill Farm was winner of the UK Green Hotelier 2013 competition, which searched the UK for the most innovative sustainable hotel out there Beechenhill Farm is a small organic dairy farm in the Staffordshire Peak District, within the National Park, offering eco tourism accommodation (including for wheelchair users), eco weddings and conferences in the restored […]

Green Key Label: Le Méridien Piccadilly

Last November, Le Méridien Piccadilly was awarded a Green Key Eco Label. The hotel, which is part of the Starwood Hotels & Resorts, has been implementing sustainable initiatives since 2008, when the hotel started actively separating and recycling waste, as well as trying to reduce its energy output. The hotel’s dedicated Green Council Team was put […]

Wind Power Champions: The InterContinental Miami

The InterContinental Miami gives Green Hotelier a passionate account of its sustainability work… Under the leadership of general manager Robert Hill, the InterContinental Miami has implemented a comprehensive sustainability focus through the use of IHG’s Green Engage program that began in 2006, incorporating design, operations and technologies that reduce energy, conserve water, cut carbon emissions […]

Doing the right thing: Inspira Santa Marta, Lisbon, Portugal

‘Doing the right thing’ is the slogan of Inspira Santa Marta, a 4 star hotel with Green Globe certification. Located in one of Lisbon’s typical neighborhoods, Inspira was designed to be more than a simple hotel. It offers its guests unique and different experiences by relying on Feng Shui principles and combining the latest technologies […]

India’s eco pioneer: The Orchid, Mumbai

The Orchid, has been a pioneer in exhibiting innovative environmental systems since its inception in 1997. Under the leadership of its Executive Chairman and Managing Director, Dr Vithal Kamat the Orchid has created a benchmark for environment standards in the hospitality industry in India. The Orchid is a recipient of 80 international and national awards. […]

GTBS Gold: Radisson Blu Edwardian, London

At the end of 2012, Radisson Blu Edwardian in London successfully achieved Gold GTBS (Green Tourism Business Scheme) Awards for all 13 hotels in the luxury London hotel group. The Gold Award is the highest standard a business can achieve within the GTBS scheme and is only awarded to businesses that have demonstrated excellence in […]

Eco design: Starhotels E.c.ho. Milano

Starhotels E.c.ho. (Eco Contemporary Hotel) Milano recently won recognition for its sustainability at the European Hotel Design Awards 2012. The 143 bedroom hotel, which was completely converted from a classic urban hotel into an ‘eco hotel’ in central Milan in 2011, won the ‘Sustainable Design’ award at The Sleep Event which took place on 21st […]

Sustainable initiatives: Element Lexington, Massachusetts

This week Green Hotelier talks to Christopher Hartzell, General Manager of Element Lexington, which is the first property in Starwood’s eco-orientated Element hotel chain. Starwood’s Element Hotels is the first major hotel brand to mandate that all hotels pursue the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification. Thanks to thoughtful […]