Green Key Global Blog

Celebrating Success – Super 8 Ukiah

The year is 2008. The economic downtown has hit, and the Super 8 in Ukiah, California, is struggling. The challenge was that not as many people were traveling, and the owner, Raakesh Patel needed to get creative to keep his…

Meeting in Green Cities

According to EcoWatch.com; a post on May 28th 2015 states that Washington, DC & Toronto, ON are the top two greenest cities in North America (Washington’s 4th time at #1; and Toronto marks the first time a Canadian city has entered…

Shining a Green Light on the Intercontinental Boston

Environmental sustainability does not mean that you have to give up on luxury.  And the Intercontinental Boston proves just that. Overlooking Boston’s historic waterfront, this 424-room property boasts elegant architecture, fine living amenities, and impeccable service.  It is also a 4…

Big Changes…Big Returns for the Hospitality Industry

In February 2014, National Geographic published the article called “Hotels Save Energy With a Push to Save Water“.  This post is to celebrate the successes of Caesars Entertainment Corporation. Did you know that 31 of their properties, all casino hotels, are…

Water Conservation – What can hotels do?

What is World Water Day? It’s a day to celebrate water! The World Water Day website shows that the 2015 theme is “Water and Sustainable Development”. With the day of celebration rapidly approaching, we have been researching for resources that…

Green Traveler Blog

Green Travelers are Eco brand-builders There was a time when being a green traveler was challenging. It meant compromise and a lot of work for the traveller. It was harder to find eco-sensible lodging and it often meant that you…

Green Key Global A Salute to the Green Traveller

Welcome to the Green Key Global Blog… Green Key Global is a leading environmental certification body whose programs and resources have been created exclusively to assist the lodging and meeting industries leverage corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities into sustainable initiatives…