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Company Deploys Sensors to Optimize Building Efficiency Production
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Company Deploys Sensors to Optimize Building Efficiency Production

The Claremont Club & Spa, A Fairmont Hotel NATIONAL REPORT—Let’s assume you just opened your hotel. According to the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, within two years your mechanical systems will be 25 percent less energy efficient. “Over time, energy performance always dips,” says JJ Steeley, Executive Vice President of Customer Experience for Carbon...

Red Sea Project Seeks Dark Skies International Accreditation
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Red Sea Project Seeks Dark Skies International Accreditation

RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA—The Red Sea Development Company (TRSDC), the developer behind one of the world’s most ambitious tourism initiatives, has announced plans to become the largest certified Dark Sky Reserve in the world, and is seeking an accreditation that recognizes areas with an exceptional quality of starry nights and a commitment to protecting the nocturnal...

EPA Recognizes PM Hotel Group’s Commitment to 100 Percent Green Energy
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EPA Recognizes PM Hotel Group’s Commitment to 100 Percent Green Energy

PM Hotel Group 2019 Year End Sustainability Report CHEVY CHASE, MD.—PM Hotel Group announced that it has joined the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Green Power Partnership. As of January 2020, PM Hotel Group is exclusively purchasing green power to meet 100 percent of the electricity needs for their entire hotel portfolio. PM Hotel Group is the...

Connecticut Company: Put Positive, Negative Ions to Work Against Coronavirus
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Connecticut Company: Put Positive, Negative Ions to Work Against Coronavirus

FAIRFIELD, CONN.—In ensuring the safest, most sanitized space for your guests—the most protected from the New Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)—ions are your best friend. So says Steve Levine and Tony Abate from AtmosAir Solutions. Their company’s technology has been proven to eliminate the Coronavirus, other viruses, bacteria, fungi and allergens. Levine is President & CEO of the...

Lodge at Chaa Creek Opens Belize Rainforest Retreat
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Lodge at Chaa Creek Opens Belize Rainforest Retreat

SAN IGNACIO, BELIZE—The Lodge at Chaa Creek has just announced the opening of a new group accommodations and meeting venue in a scenic rainforest setting in western Belize. The Belize Rainforest Retreat at Chaa Creek is a new multipurpose rainforest venue for groups looking to stay, meet, work, or just relax in a tranquil jungle...

Winter the Dolphin Beach Hotel Coming to Florida
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Winter the Dolphin Beach Hotel Coming to Florida

CLEARWATER BEACH, FLA.—Clearwater Marine Aquarium (CMA), Page Development Group and Choice Hotels’ Ascend Hotel Collection announced the first ever Winter the Dolphin’s Beach Club Hotel. With the conversion expected to be unveiled in the spring of 2020 and sitting on America’s number one beach with 91 rooms, this eco-friendly hotel will be dolphin and marine...

Textile Advancements Make Towel, Robe Laundering Less Resource Intensive
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Textile Advancements Make Towel, Robe Laundering Less Resource Intensive

NATIONAL REPORT—Advancements in textile technology are making it easier for hoteliers to incorporate towels and robes into a property’s sustainability program—product that requires less water and detergent to wash and less time to dry. The textile fiber type can vary but suppliers are currently offering material ranging from Extra Long Staple (ELS) cotton, to microfibers...

Waterpark Giant Great Wolf Resorts Getting Greener One Phase at a Time
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Waterpark Giant Great Wolf Resorts Getting Greener One Phase at a Time

CHICAGO—A year and a half ago, Great Wolf Resorts announced it would replace plastic straws at all 17 of its indoor water park resorts with more environmentally friendly paper straws. That step completed by the end of 2018 stopped more than 5 million plastic straws from entering local landfills annually. Bob Holesko, Corporate Director of...

No Matter How You Slice It, Minneapolis Convention Center is Green Through and Through
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No Matter How You Slice It, Minneapolis Convention Center is Green Through and Through

MINNEAPOLIS—When it rains on the 1.6 million square foot Minneapolis Convention Center, that water is collected in an underground rainwater storage area that holds up to 250,000 gallons of water. According to Jessica Klimisch, Marketing Manager for MCC, that water is used for irrigation around MCC and diverts an estimated 5.4 million gallons of runoff...

ADMARES to Deliver 16 Floating Hotels to Qatar to Serve Tourists & Fans for the FIFA World Cup 2022
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ADMARES to Deliver 16 Floating Hotels to Qatar to Serve Tourists & Fans for the FIFA World Cup 2022

TURKU, FINLAND—In preparations to host the 2022 World Cup, Qetaifan Projects, a Katara Hospitality owned company signed a memorandum of understanding with ADMARES; the world leader in alternative real estate with pioneering construction methods. Qetaifan Projects continues its series of local and international partnerships that would add to Qetaifan Island North and serve the tourism,...