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A ‘Green’ hotel in Jackson MS is first of many for Kana Hotel Group

A ‘Green’ hotel in Jackson MS is first of many for Kana Hotel Group

13 January 2010 Press Release Hotel News

Potential guests searching for an environmentally friendly hotel in Jackson, Mississippi or throughout Tennessee, the Carolinas, Texas, Alabama and as far north as Illinois need look no further than Kana Hotel Group. Kana recently contracted with EcoGreenHotel to perform an in-depth sustainability analysis of thirteen of its properties, with the dual goals of protecting the environment and boosting profits at the same time.

Hyatt Regency Vancouver  to Support 100 Percent  Local Wind Power With Bullfrog Power

Hyatt Regency Vancouver to Support 100 Percent Local Wind Power With Bullfrog Power

8 January 2010 Press Release Hotel News

Bullfrog Power, Canada’s 100 per cent green electricity provider, today announced that Hyatt Regency Vancouver, one of the largest convention hotels in Western Canada, now supports renewable electricity with Bullfrog Power. All of Hyatt Regency Vancouver’s meeting rooms are bullfrogpowered with wind power from Bear Mountain, the first renewable energy project in B.C. to deliver EcoLogoM-certified wind power to the regional grid. Hyatt Regency Vancouver joins its sister property, Hyatt Regency Calgary, which began bullfrogpowering its meeting space, gym and pool area in September 2008.

Transat A.T. Inc. announces new partnership with the international organization SOS Children’s Villa

Transat A.T. Inc. announces new partnership with the international organization SOS Children’s Villa

22 December 2009 Press Release Organisations & Operators

Transat A.T. Inc., one of the largest integrated tourism companies in the world and Canada’s holiday travel leader, is pleased to announce its new partnership with the international humanitarian organization SOS Children’s Villages. With the help of its customers and employees, Transat will, in particular, provide significant financial support to this organization that gives disadvantaged children a warm, affectionate, secure and permanent family environment.

IHG makes $40m in “green savings”

12 August 2009 Hotel News

Green savings by the InterContinental Hotels Group are starting to reap rewards. Whilst posting a 38% dive in profits yesterday, the hotel giant offset some of the investor disappointment by forecasting a $10 million improvement in cost savings to $80 million, having already raised the figure from $30 million to $70 million in May.