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Shangri-La Partners with Diversey to Upcycle 12,500kg of Hotel Linen into Reusable Face Masks
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Shangri-La Partners with Diversey to Upcycle 12,500kg of Hotel Linen into Reusable Face Masks

SINGAPORE—Vulnerable members in communities across 11 cities in Southeast Asia and Sri Lanka will soon have greater access to reusable face masks with the regional Linens For Life Face Masks (L4LFM) partnership between Shangri-La Group and Diversey, a leading global hygiene solutions provider. As part of the L4LFM program, the 12,500kg of used linen donated...

Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort is First in The Palm Beaches to Achieve 4 Green Keys
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Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort is First in The Palm Beaches to Achieve 4 Green Keys

RIVIERA BEACH, SINGER ISLAND, FLA.—Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort & Spa has earned Green Key Global’s ultimate honor: a 4 Green Keys rating. It is the first hotel in Palm Beach County to achieve the designation, which is reserved for hotels that show national industry leadership and commitment to protecting the environment through...

Meliá Hotels Joins Linens For Life with Diversey to Make Face Masks out of Hotel Sheets & Pillowcases
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Meliá Hotels Joins Linens For Life with Diversey to Make Face Masks out of Hotel Sheets & Pillowcases

PALMA, SPAIN—The current health crisis has revealed the low levels of protection for the most vulnerable people in society, as well as the enormous difficulty they have in getting access to basic products to protect themselves from coronavirus. The situation is particularly relevant in developing countries where local communities lack the most basic health infrastructure...

Atlanta’s Stonehurst Place: Luxurious While Strong on Sustainability
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Atlanta’s Stonehurst Place: Luxurious While Strong on Sustainability

ATLANTA—Throughout the current pandemic, Atlanta’s historic Stonehurst Place has continued to provide a safe place to stay for travelers in search of boutique luxury—all with a dose of eco-friendliness thrown in. The eight-suite property, owned by Barb Shadomy and first constructed in 1896, has features including a solar thermal system for water heating, a greywater...

Clean the World Foundation Receives 350,000 Soap Bars from Hard Rock, Seminole Gaming
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Clean the World Foundation Receives 350,000 Soap Bars from Hard Rock, Seminole Gaming

​​​​ORLANDO—Clean the World Foundation, a leader in global health dedicated to water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) and global sustainability, has joined forces with Hard Rock International and Seminole Gaming to fight the spread of COVID-19. The organizations donated 350,000 bars of soap to Clean the World Foundation, which will be used to provide life-saving soap to individuals and...

New Washington Law Addresses Labeling of Disposable Wipes
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New Washington Law Addresses Labeling of Disposable Wipes

CARY, N.C.—Washington Representative Joe Fitzgibbon (D-34) joined the Association of Washington Cities and INDA, Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, in applauding Governor Inslee’s signing of HB 2565, a law intended to address the labeling of certain disposable wipes. The law, spearheaded by Rep. Fitzgibbon, Chairman of the Washington House Environment and Energy Committee, represents...

How The Broadmoor Cares Earth Day & Every Day
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How The Broadmoor Cares Earth Day & Every Day

COLORADO SPRING, COLO.—The rise of conscious traveling and resorts and destinations protecting, sustaining, and improving our planet is not only growing in popularity, but becoming the new norm for the travel and hospitality industry—something to celebrate as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day (April 22). The good news is that one of America’s...

Charged Water: One Way to Sanitize, Disinfect
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Charged Water: One Way to Sanitize, Disinfect

GenEon Technologies NATIONAL REPORT—With so much attention on virus elimination given the COVID-19 pandemic, Green Lodging News has been exploring green cleaning technologies that make it easier for hoteliers to provide a safe, hygienic, disinfected environment for guests and employees. One such technology is electrochemical activation (ECA)—the process for creating electrolyzed water using a low...

Adero Scottsdale Set to Open in Summer 2020 As First Dark Sky Zone Resort in Sonoran Desert
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Adero Scottsdale Set to Open in Summer 2020 As First Dark Sky Zone Resort in Sonoran Desert

SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ.––Following an extensive $100 million investment by Palisades Resorts LLC, Marriott International’s Autograph Collection Hotels will celebrate the grand opening of ADERO Scottsdale in summer 2020. With its elevated views of Arizona’s famed Four Peaks and McDowell Mountain Range, ADERO will be Scottsdale’s only Dark Sky Zone resort with a modern guest experience inspired...