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Two Sister Bosses to Develop Ambiente, A Landscape Hotel in Sedona, Arizona
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Two Sister Bosses to Develop Ambiente, A Landscape Hotel in Sedona, Arizona

SEDONA, ARIZ.—Travelers from around the world will have a new reason to visit the soaring, majestic red rocks of Sedona, Ariz. when Ambiente, A Landscape Hotel opens in late 2020 as the first of its kind in North America. Developed, owned and managed by Two Sister Bosses, a Sedona family-owned and -operated company, Ambiente is...

1 Hotel Toronto to Open Summer 2020, Debuting First-Ever Location in Canada
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1 Hotel Toronto to Open Summer 2020, Debuting First-Ever Location in Canada

Guestroom from the current Thompson Toronto NEW YORK—Barry Sternlicht, 1 Hotels founder and CEO & Chairman of Starwood Capital Group, announced plans for its newest property, 1 Hotel Toronto, inspired by Canada’s natural beauty, the vibrant character of King Street West and the Toronto marketplace. The hotel is being developed in partnership with Mohari Hospitality,...

2020 Greenbuild Europe Conference Heads to Dublin, Ireland
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2020 Greenbuild Europe Conference Heads to Dublin, Ireland

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced that the third annual Greenbuild Europe conference will be held in Dublin, Ireland on March 24 to 25, 2020 at Croke Park. The conference brings together green building leaders from throughout Europe and celebrates the industry’s accomplishments in creating a more sustainable built environment and a better quality of life for all....

New Green Pearls Member, Hotel Rinner, Has a Focus on Bees
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New Green Pearls Member, Hotel Rinner, Has a Focus on Bees

DARMSTADT, GERMANY—Green Pearls recently welcomed Hotel Rinner in Soprabolzano, South Tirol, as the newest Green Pearl. At the family run hotel everything revolves around the fascinating world of the bees, from honey tastings to the worldwide unique Api wellness. Here, the sustainable handling of resources plays a special role as the bees find their optimum living conditions only in...

Noble Breaks Ground on Element by Westin in West End Neighborhood of Nashville
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Noble Breaks Ground on Element by Westin in West End Neighborhood of Nashville

Atlanta—Noble Investment Group recently announced they have broken ground on the Element by Westin Nashville. Located in the renowned West End neighborhood of Nashville, the hotel will be the brand’s debut in Nashville and will open in 2020. The upscale, lifestyle hotel will be a part of the vibrant 19-acre mixed-use development, oneC1TY. Anchored by...

Parisian Macao Achieves LEED Silver Certification for Its Environmental Sustainability
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Parisian Macao Achieves LEED Silver Certification for Its Environmental Sustainability

MACAO—The Parisian Macao has earned a LEED Silver certification for the entirety of its operation, in the building design and construction (BD+C) category for new construction projects—making it the first integrated resort in Macao to do so. LEED is an industry-leading environmental sustainability rating system developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). Its stringent...

Hyatt Regency Seattle Officially Receives LEED Gold Certification
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Hyatt Regency Seattle Officially Receives LEED Gold Certification

SEATTLE—Hyatt Regency Seattle, a 45-story premier meeting and event hotel located in the heart of downtown Seattle, has officially received a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold rating from the U.S. Green Building Council, becoming the first and only LEED Gold–certified hotel in the Seattle area. It earned LEED as part of the...

Wom, a New Brand of Pod-Style Hotels, Debuts in Tel Aviv, Israel
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Wom, a New Brand of Pod-Style Hotels, Debuts in Tel Aviv, Israel

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL—WOM Allenby, the first of a new brand of pod-style hotels, will open next month in the Mediterranean seaside city of Tel Aviv. Located at 21 Allenby Street, the hotel is a block away from Tel Aviv’s beach promenade and offers 40 stylish, private and modern pod rooms in both single and double-occupancy arrangements. WOM’s new...

Sustainability in Hotels Explores Growing Emphasis on Green Building Practices in Hospitality Industry
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Sustainability in Hotels Explores Growing Emphasis on Green Building Practices in Hospitality Industry

WASHINGTON, D.C.—A new report from the Urban Land Institute (ULI) suggests that sustainable building practices, including those involving energy and water conservation as well as waste reduction, are increasingly being incorporated throughout the hotel sector to add value and provide a competitive edge to properties. Sustainability in Hotels: Opportunities and Trends Shaping the Future of...

Paul Hawken Announced as Keynote Speaker for GreenerBuilder
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Paul Hawken Announced as Keynote Speaker for GreenerBuilder

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced that author, sustainability entrepreneur and activist Paul Hawken will provide the opening keynote at its annual GreenerBuilder conference taking place at the Marriot Marquis in downtown San Francisco on July 25, 2019. GreenerBuilder is the largest conference dedicated to the green building industry in the Pacific region and brings together hundreds...