Posts Tagged ‘green hotels’

Coral Planting at Hideaway Fiji Resort

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What if you could get away on an amazing tropical vacation, and help preserve the environment at the same time? Sure, you can visit many green hotels that conserve energy by asking guests to re-use towels and linens and perhaps employ water-saving measures.  But at the Hideaway Fiji Resort along the coral coast, you can [...]

Simple Green Measures Adopted at Hotels

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Around the world, hotels are going green.  But the pace at which properties are adopting eco-friendly measures or incorporating sustainable materials into construction has slowed due to the economy. These days, simple green measures are still being adopted at hotels.  Not the more expensive environmental upgrades like solar panels and retrofits, but switches to energy [...]

How to Find Eco-Friendly Hotels

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When planning a vacation, there are a number of considerations that come into play with respect to lodging: price, location, amenities and – these days – environmental practices.  Fortunately, its easier than ever to find eco-friendly hotels. If you want to ensure that your hotel is green, there are several ways to check.  First, see [...]

The Oxford Hotel: Eco-Chic Boutique

The Oxford Hotel: Eco-Chic Boutique

Last month, the first 4-star hotel opened in my hometown of Bend Oregon.  The tourist destination is popular among outdoor enthusiasts.  From skiing to biking, running to hiking, if you are visiting Central Oregon, you’re most likely looking to enjoy the great outdoors! Questions were raised before the Oxford Hotel opened its doors in January [...]