Boston Green Tourism Meeting
May 9, 2013
Location: Hyatt Regency Boston
Hosts: Brian Gorski, Laura Picken, Ganga Singh, Phil Stamm
Present: Ganga Singh, Tedd Saunders, Marcella MacKenzie, Scot Hopps, Lauri Howe, Edwin Medrano, Al Vaughn, Jeff Hanulec, Alex Alexandrovich, Robert Guillemin, Kevin Lubinger, Jenny Rushmore, Richard Rattray, Janie Katz-Christy, Dan Ruben.
Jenny Rushmore, Director of Responsible Travel, TripAdvisor
More than 1600 U.S. hotels have received the GreenLeaders recognition in the first 2.5 weeks of the program. Boston has highest percentage of recognized hotels in the U.S., of course!
I encourage you to read Jenny's presentation, because it shows how GreenLeader hotels and their achievements are displayed on the TripAdvisor website. TripAdvisor gets 200 million visitors per month.
Advances in Lighting Controls and the Impact of ASHRAE Requirements
Richard Rattray, Specification Sales Engineer - Northeast, OSRAM SYLVANIA
This presentation is a great update on how hotels can optimize their lighting use and cut costs.
Walk/Ride Days: Greener Footprint, Great PR and a Healthier Staff
Janie Katz-Christy, Director, Green Streets Initiative
Janie's presentation describes this popular program that encourages commuting alternatives.