Best Western International has rolled out a new cleaning program that equips its housekeepers with ultra violet (UV) sterilization wands and UV inspection lights. Housekeepers use the wands to sterilize “high touch” points such as telephones, clocks, light switches, toilet seats
ITC, the Indian luxury group that calls itself the greenest hotel chain on earth, is adding specially cleaned and filtered rooms to its sustainability portfolio. ITC Maurya, the company’s flagship in New Delhi, now has 80 allergy-friendly rooms and has upgraded systems to eliminate up to 100 percent of ultra fine particles known to cause disease
Disgusted by dirty, germy airplanes? Now there’s a personal space you can be sure is clean with an antimicrobial tray table cover made from 100% recycled plastic bottles. The environmentally friendly cover slips over and is fastened to the tray table, covering it completely. It’s is food-contact safe
Green Globe is adding Green Key Global certified properties onto its application for Apple mobile devices. The Green Globe App is the only mobile application for Apple iPads, iPhones and iPods that allows travelers to instantly search for sustainable resorts, hotels, conference centers, attractions, tour experiences and wedding options. The Green Globe App delivers photos and descriptions of Green Globe and Green Key certified businesses around the world, with direct links to booking, views in Google Earth and YouTube videos. The Green Globe App can be downloaded free of charge from the Apple App Store.
| 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 | No need to endure the stale jokes and take-it-or-leave-it schedules of city bus tours ever again. Be greener and walk at your own pace, on your own timetable, without fear of missing a thing. GPSmyCity, an iPhone software start-up based in Las Vegas, offers a travel app that turns your [...]