| Green? Wanna Bet? | The odds of finding an eco-tourist in Las Vegas are about as good as my winning a slot machine jackpot. And yet there are always a few winners, aren’t there? I suppose someone chooses this epicenter of American hedonism as a basecamp for exploring the natural wonders of the Nevada […]
| Yin-Yang Greening | Your dream green wedding is all set. It’ll have mega impact on you and your guests, mini impact on the environment. Don’t stop there. Do like more and more couples today: Make your once-in-a-lifetime honeymoon eco-friendly, too. As The New York Times pointed out recently, “These days many newlywed couples are choosing a […]
| Follow The Green | Nearly seven in ten Americans will gamble this year, and that statistic is matched or doubled-down in other parts of the world. No wonder the casino industry is worth some $30 billion—more than the gross domestic product (GDP) of Bolivia! Green, in gaming, usually means the color of money, or […]
Healthier air travel and hotels lead the year’s travel trends spotted by Wellness Tourism Worldwise, an international organization focused on well-being and travel. The forecast is based on an analysis of
The hotels purchase renewable energy credits that guarantee their power comes from a renewable source, such as wind, hydroelectric, solar or geothermal. The credits also help fund development of renewable energy facilities.
| Green Travel News | Green gamblers, you’re in luck. MGM Resorts has installed the first electric vehicle (EV) charging station on the Las Vegas Strip. It’s located at The Shoppes at Mandalay Place, between Mandalay Bay and Luxor resorts. Charging is free for retail and resort customers driving electric vehicles like the Nissan LEAF […]
| 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 […]