| Green Travel News | When the new Courtyard Charleston/Summerville in South Carolina opens in 2012, it will be the first Marriott to be built using a  green hotel prototype developed in partnership with the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). Marriott is first in the hospitality industry to create such a prototype, in pursuit of its ambitious goal of having 300 LEED […]


| Washington Slept Here | The historic towns, sprawling farmlands and leafy forests of the eastern side of immense Chesapeake Bay in Maryland are universally referred to hereabouts as, simply, the Eastern Shore. When Captain John Smith first sailed along this shore in 1608, he noted that it was “fit for harbors and habitations.” The […]