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Repositioning a Destination

What is needed to reposition an entire destination? All around the world destinations reach a mature life cycle and are forced to re-invent themselves due to increased global competition. This case study on Montenegro can provide an insight.

Canadian Monthly Lodging Outlook May, 2012

A Step Forward in All Inclusive Features

Greening The Hills of Coorg - Club Mahindra, Kodagu Valley

This case study assesses the impact of environment friendly practices on a time share resort property in Coorg, India.

Environment Responsive Solutions For Hospitality

This article focuses on methods that may be employed by hotels to be more environment friendly in their operations.

ECOTEL Version 2.0 - Reaching Out

ECOTEL’s metamorphoses into a more inclusive and interactive certification, involving owners, guests, employees and the community. We see the practicality of going green through a case study analyzing Rodas, an ECOTEL, located in Mumbai, INDIA.

Vail Resorts: Pioneering Sustainability

From relieving destruction from a forest fire to inspiring vendors to go green, a sustainable vision is paramount for Vail Resorts’ Director of Environmental Affairs.

HVS Eco Services Contributes to Sustainability Article in Western Real Estate Business

HVS Eco Services offers insights on low-cost high-impact sustainability initiatives that hoteliers can implement in a down economy.

Seattle, Hyatt, and the LEED Evolution

Seattle has one of the highest concentrations of LEED-certified buildings in the world, and the new Hyatt at Olive 8 marks the entrance of green hotels into the city’s landscape.

Tenacious G - Conversations with Champions of Sustainability

Featuring: Chris Lane, Vice President of Environmental Affairs, Xanterra Parks and Resorts.

Taming the Escalating Cost of Escalators with Reduced Operation and Voltage Controllers

Shutting down escalators during periods of low use and installing voltage controllers lowers utility costs, reduces the environmental impact of a hotel, and clearly conveys a hotel's environmental commitment to guests and staff.