| Green Travel News | Health-conscious travelers now make up more than 40 percent of the U.S. travel marketplace and that number is trending upward—fast. Already a $439 billion market, the wellness travel industry is expected to grow another 50 percent through 2017, according to the Global Wellness Tourism Congress. Meanwhile, hotels and resorts are […]

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St Julien Hotel & Spa, in downtown Boulder, Colorado, says it has reached 70 percent of its goal of becoming a “zero waste property.” In other words, less than a third of all waste produced by the hotel goes to landfills instead of being recycled, re-used or composed.

St Julien Hotel & Spa in Boulder, Colorado, USAThe Spa at St Julien received the 2011 Spa Finders Reader’s Choice Award for “Best Environmental Practices.” That honor was shared among 10 international awardees—chosen from more than 80,000 spas worldwide—for their commitment to eco-friendly and sustainable practices.


| Green Travel News | Sheraton Denver Downtown has won a 4 Green Key Rating through the Green Key Eco-Rating Program, recognizing the hotel for protecting the environment through wide-ranging policies and practices. Green initiatives at the hotel reflect corporate parent Starwood‘s mission of “30-20-20,” a goal of 30% energy and 20% water savings by […]