Posts categorized under ‘Hotels’

Marriott’s New Voluntourism Package – A Bit Late, But A Great Move

Marriott announced a new voluntourism package for New Orleans where guests can volunteer to help rebuild New Orleans which is still badly damaged in many areas from Hurricane Katrina 5 years ago, as well as the recent oil spill caused […]

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Marriott is first in the Hotel Industry to Build a Green Prototype

I’m a little suprised it took as long as it did, but Marriott announced a new hotel prototype it has developed that will meet LEED standards straight from the design and can be utilized and scaled for countless future hotel […]

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BP Oil Spill & Gulf Coast Travel – the Oil Free Guarantee

Marriott Hotels & Hotels.com are offering oil-free guarantees to help ease the fears of those wishing to travel to the gulf coast this summer but are worried that BP’s oil spill environmental disaster will ruin their trip. Marriott is offering a […]

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The Next Hospitality Trend: Smartphone Apps As Room Keys

As hotels begin to experiment with branded smartphone apps, one promising area seems to be a new test by InterContinental Hotels Group to turn your phone into your room key. As soon as July, IHG will being testing this concept for two […]

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aloft Tempe is the first hotel in Phoenix Area to officially Go Green

A little local hospitality news to report – this hotel is just a few blocks from my condo! It’s great to see hotels in Arizona go green, yet somewhat ironic at the same time – this has to be one […]

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