Hotels Embrace Sustainability
Hotels are turning to sustainability as a way of both attracting guests and cutting costs. The program called Make a Green Choice allows all guest to opt out of housekeeping. Approximately 6.4 million guests have participated since 2009. According to the New York Times, hotels here and abroad are taking steps in lowering their carbon footprint, by providing charging stations for electronic vehicles, installing energy efficient lightbulbs, digital thermostats and recycling water for landscaping.