A night’s rest at a Kimpton Hotel
will not only refresh you, it will help save land and create new parks. A leader in renovating unique buildings into innovative and eco-friendly
hotels, Kimpton Hotels (http://www.kimptonhotels.com/) has announced a new
nationwide partnership with the leading national conservation nonprofit
working to conserve land for people, the Trust for Public Land (TPL,
http://www.tpl.org/). The partnership includes the “TPL Rate” at all
Kimpton Hotels. When a guest asks for the TPL Rate, he or she receives the
best available rate and Kimpton makes a donation of $10 to benefit TPL’s
conservation mission in cities and communities across America.
“It’s not just about conserving energy with sheet and towel programs—we
must make a commitment to saving the earth,” said Steve Pinetti, Kimpton
Senior Vice President for Sales & Marketing. “This partnership is a very
important element of our overall eco-program. Knowing that we are part of
a planet—not just part of an industry, Kimpton recognizes the need to
protect our natural resources. We are proud to be affiliated with TPL and
the amazing work they do to protect the environment. We hope to raise
significant funds for their mission.”
Kimpton Hotels has a global, eco-friendly outlook that includes a sense of
responsibility, appreciation and care for the planet. Kimpton is committed
to offering travelers the option of eco-friendly accommodations. Kimpton
begins conserving at the top, using recyclable paper and soy ink on all
collateral and correspondence in the San Francisco-based home office.
Other eco-friendly activities at Kimpton Hotel include water saving and
recycle programs, the company also has plans to develop eco-floors at its
38 hotels nationwide.
Kimpton’s Hotel Triton, now a completely “green” and eco-friendly hotel,
was the first to introduce an eco-friendly floor. In 2004, Hotel Triton
stepped up its efforts with the creation of environmentally conscious
celebrity suites and rooms. The Hotel Triton has been selected by the
California Integrated Waste Management Board as the model for it Green
Additionally, Kimpton Hotels has developed significant partnerships to
further its environmentally friendly philosophy. Danny Seo, leading
eco-stylist, environmental advocate and contributor to Organic Style
magazine serves as an eco-consultant for Kimpton Hotels.
“Hiking America’s great trails, visiting parks in America’s cities, biking
America’s river paths and greenways-can all be tiring recreation,” said
Will Rogers, TPL president. “We work hard to help communities provide
places where people can play and enjoy nature, and Kimpton will give those
on the go a delightful and eco-friendly place to rest. We’re thrilled to
be associated with a company dedicated to renovation and environmentally
sound hotel management. And their commitment to TPL’s mission is
TPL will supply each Kimpton Hotel room with a copy of its four-color
national magazine, Land&People.
The Trust for Public Land is a national land conservation nonprofit
organization that conserves land for people to enjoy as parks, gardens and
other natural places, ensuring livable communities for generations to
come. Since its founding in 1972, TPL has helped protect more than 1.9
million acres in 46 states. TPL depends on the support of individuals,
foundations and corporations. Visit TPL on the Web at http://www.tpl.org/.