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SOURCE: Green Key Meetings
The leader in sustainable tourism offers limited time discount for new Green Meeting members.
Ottawa, ON (PRWEB) November 08, 2012
Green Key Global announced its Fall promotion, offering a discount for new registrations prior to December 15th, 2012. Green hotels that register for the Green Meeting program using the promo code GKMFALL12 will receive a $25 credit on their first year of membership.
“We developed the Green Key Meetings Certification in partnership with Meeting Professionals International (MPI) Foundation Canada because we know that meeting planners are increasingly looking for comprehensive and transparent information on which hotels are practicing exceptional environmental stewardship, so that they can then make the right recommendations for their clients,” said Tony Pollard, Managing Director, Green Key Global. “Our mission is to assess the internal day-to-day physical operations of a lodging meeting’s facility, while also identifying opportunities for further improvements and ensuring cost-effective solutions.”
The Green Key Meetings Program is a comprehensive assessment tool for hotel and resort properties that host meetings of any size. The assessment has been designed as a means to providing Travel, Meeting and Conference Planners with the hotel’s level of commitment to environmental issues.
“This sustainable tourism program evaluates a hotel’s meeting and convention operations on a scale of one to five, with five being the highest ranking,” said Mr. Pollard. “Results are based on a thorough evaluation of the hotel’s sustainability efforts. Upon completion of the Green Key Meetings assessment, the property is awarded a ranking and is listed on http://www.greenkeymeetings.com, a valuable resource for environmentally conscious event planners.”
For more information, please visit http://www.greenkeymeetings.com.
About Green Key Meetings:
The Green Key Meetings Program ranks and certifies hotels and resorts based on their commitment to sustainable “green” meeting and conference operations. A partnership between Green Key Global and MPI Foundation Canada, the program delivers relevant green meeting practices by providing specific green requirements that meeting planners expect from hotels. This partnership is a long term commitment to supporting the principles of people, planet and profit.
Meeting Professionals International (MPI), the meeting and event industry’s largest and most vibrant global community helps our members thrive by providing human connections to knowledge and ideas, relationships, and marketplaces. MPI membership is comprised of more than 23,000 members belonging to 71 chapters and clubs worldwide. The MPI Foundation invests in programs and people who help shape the meetings and events industry. For additional information, visit mpiweb.org.
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