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March 21, 2011 | by Christina Van

Kelowna Hotel Appreciates the Beauty of the Okanagan

Kelowna Hotel Appreciates the Beauty of the Okanagan

  Our Kelowna hotel was just given Carbon-Neutral Certification by LivClean and EcoStay! LivClean is a Canadian organization with global reach, devoted to offering quality carbon offset products and solutions to both individuals and organizations.  EcoStay recognizes hotels, like the Best Western Kelowna…


Green Meetings Are Key At Our Kelowna Hotel

Green Meetings Are Key At Our Kelowna Hotel

We've mentioned the benefits of green travel and the importance of hotels to be actively green, but did you know that when doing business at our Kelowna hotel you can now send some extra love to the earth?   The Best Western PLUS Kelowna Hotel & Suites has recently been awarded a 4 Green Key Meetings…


How Travelers Expectations Are Inspiring Kelowna Hotels To Be More Green

How Travelers Expectations Are Inspiring Kelowna Hotels To Be More Green

Once upon a time, the ideas of traveling green were limited to a select few ambitious and passionate travelers. These granola-esque travelers had to search far and wide to find mention of a Kelowna hotel or any other travel business that were brave enough to admit to being eco-friendly. It was pampering…


Green On The Go - Our Kelowna Hotel helps

Green On The Go - Our Kelowna Hotel helps "green" your vacation!

    When you hear the term "green travel", does your mind automatically think of vacationing in a remote environment, equipped with nothing but a pair of hiking boots and the desire to be one with nature? Well, that is one way to do it....but traveling green is something everyone can do on any kind…


Carbon Offsetting

Carbon Offsetting

Every time we use energy to power our lights and heat our rooms and water at our Kelowna hotel, greenhouse gases are released into the air that have a negative impact on the global environment and sustainable living. These greenhouse gas emissions are causing the Earth’s climate to change in a way that…