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Green & Environment

March 21, 2011

Eco-Friendly Hotels: How a Hotel in Kelowna Went Green

Eco-Friendly Hotels: How a Hotel in Kelowna Went Green

When you choose to stay at a green hotel, you’re making a conscious effort to reduce your impact on the Earth.


5 Eco-friendly Ways to Stay at a Green Hotel in Kelowna

5 Eco-friendly Ways to Stay at a Green Hotel in Kelowna

Between recycling, composting, using reusable shopping bags, and walking to work, you’ve been doing your best to contribute to a more environmentally friendly way of living. You’ve probably even done a little research into which Kelowna hotel follows the same principles that you do.


Kelowna Hotel: Tackling Climate Change!

Kelowna Hotel: Tackling Climate Change!

In the efforts of creating a “carbon conscious” experience for our Kelowna hotel guests, we have also implemented several green initiatives over the years including the solar thermal system in our Silver LEED Certified environmental wing and 10+ electric vehicle charging stations.


Green Kelowna Hotels: How to Spot Them

Green Kelowna Hotels: How to Spot Them

Nowadays, many travellers to the Okanagan are becoming a lot more eco-conscious in their search for sustainable and green Kelowna hotels. These eco-friendly hotels are putting their best foot forward in an effort to preserve and protect the environment. From creating and implementing sustainability action plans to getting involved in the community, these hotels are shaping the future of eco-tourism.


Eco-friendly Vacation Guide – Okanagan Valley

Eco-friendly Vacation Guide – Okanagan Valley

Ecotourism has become the fastest growing segment of the travel industry, with the majority of travellers seeking eco-friendly experiences. BC is leading with way with nearly 100 tourism businesses certified by Green Tourism Canada. The Okanagan is rapidly becoming an ecotourism hotspot, with the creation of an electric highway, sustainability support from the Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association and businesses that are committed to improving their environmental performance.