Hong Kong

Hong Kong-based Shangri-La is the first Asia-Pacific hotel group to be named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index.

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Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts’ new sustainable seafood policy bans shark fin from the menu in all its restaurants and banquets. The Hong Kong-based hotelier also pledged to stop serving endangered bluefin tuna and Chilean sea bass.

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| Style And Sustainability | Arriving at the five-star JW Marriott Hotel in Hong Kong, you step into an impeccably stylish, sun-filled lobby with heart-stopping views of Hong Kong harbor. Guests are huddled with one of several concierges, sipping cocktails in the bar or savoring a meal in one of the popular restaurants (which attract […]

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| Flying High To China | Notes from the Green Travel Guru’s flight log…. The secret to getting the most from your frequent flier miles is not only accumulating them in the fastest ways, it’s also spending them well. I want to reap the greatest value … and, boy, am I. Remember my First Principle […]

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| Recycled Hong Kong | Foregoing its traditional “green” Christmas tree this year, the Novotel Hong Kong on Kowloon’s Nathan Road collected 3,026 clear plastic water bottles and constructed this 12-foot-high, 16-tier “greener” tree lit with energy-saving LED lights. This is the first Novotel in China to achieve Green Globe Certified status under the worldwide […]

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| Greening in China |

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| Green Travel Spotlight | Langham Hotels, with its legendary hotel heritage dating back to 1865 as Europe’s first Grand Hotel, is partnering with EarthCheck, the world’s largest certifier of sustainable travel and tourism operators. All Langham properties (and its Eaton Hotels group as well) will be upgrading to EarthCheck’s international standards of best green […]

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