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About the 2014 Green Tourism Conference

Villa Roma Resort, Callicoon, NY Monday, April 7-Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Who should attend?

The Green Tourism Conference will be a first-of-its-kind opportunity to unite food service and lodging facilities, tourism agencies, “eco” product suppliers and recreational activity businesses from the Catskills to the Poconos around the common cause of promoting eco-tourism. The region’s proximity to two major metropolitan areas position it as the #1 up and coming destination for tourists seeking 'green' travel and outdoor recreational opportunities. The main goal of the conference is to increase tourism revenue by facilitating collaboration throughout the region, spanning Delaware, Greene, Orange, Sullivan, and Ulster counties of New York; and Wayne, Monroe and Pike counties of Pennsylvania.

The Green Tourism Working Group is a public- private sector collaboration group initiated and chaired by Sue Currier of the Delaware Highlands Conservancy and Evadne Giannini of HospitalityGreen LLC, and is comprised of tourism associations, economic development organizations, state agencies and local foundations from five counties of New York; Delaware, Greene, Orange, Sullivan and Ulster and three counties of Pennsylvania; Wayne, Monroe and Pike. The interstate collaboration has been initiated in order to increase regional revenue through sustainable tourism initiatives.

For Conference Highlights visit Green Tourism Conference info  

To Register On-Line

To register, please contact HospitalityGreen at go.green@hospitalitygreen.com or call 845-798-9468.

HG's Eco-Business Certification Program

HospitalityGreen's Green Concierge Certification  is a nationally recognized third party green facilities certification. The eco-business certification was initially developed for the lodging properties of the New York Catskill Region. Since its development in 2009, over 60 lodging properties in Delaware, Massachusetts and most recently 13 properties in Santa Fe, New Mexico are participating in the certification program. HG's green facilities certification delivers an assessment for performance-based improvements in resource use, conservation, and sustainable business practices. HospitalityGreen's Green Concierge Certification encourages Green Team Training and employee engagement.

Upcoming HG Trainings

Hospitality Green consultants offer trainingto the public in sustainable facility operations, implementation, and "Green Team" development. HG's facility trainings provide to a company's most important asset, their employees, the insight to recognize operational and procedural inefficiencies as well as opportunities for improvement. The purpose of these courses is to expand the student's capabilities to recognize and implement sustainable business practices in order to save a facility money and resources.

Our 2014 Schedule of classess for Massachusetts, New Jersey and New York will be available mid-January. To schedule a training or if you have questions regarding our new Green Team trainings, please contact us.

Hospitality Green Publications

In today's rapidly changing environment, businesses stay competitive by educating themselves in how to solve or alleviate the challenges most affecting them. We urge you to look through our publications for developments, trends, ideas and real-world solutions currently affecting your industry or business.

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HG'S Tool Box

We created the HG Tool Box for our client engagements. Our proprietary tools from the HG Tool Box are used for tracking facility improvements and for Green Team trainings and engagements. They are now available by subscription. For more information and for access to HG's Tool Box, please click here.

The HG Blog

Hospitality Green is constantly discovering transformative, cost-effective and environmentally friendly solutions to our client's challenges. Our commitment to realistic, effective and sustainable change is one thing that sets us apart in our industry. Stay informed about enviro-policy and eco-innovations at the HG blog.