Travel + Leisure: 15 green hotels
by The Associated Press
NEW YORK—Hotels from the Maldives to Colorado made it onto Travel + Leisure's list of 15 green hotels in the magazine's November issue, which is devoted to "responsible tourism."
The magazine worked with Conservation International to develop an assessment test to figure out which of the world's hotels have high environmental standards for water and energy conservation, waste reduction and supporting local communities.
Properties on the list are Grenada's Spice Island Beach Resort; the Maldives' Soneva Fushi Resort & Six Senses Spa; Sri Lanka's Heritance Kandalama; Australia's Voyages Longitude 131, located in the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park; Bahamas' Tiamo, on the South Andros Island; Switzerland's Whitepod, near Aigle in the Alps; Colorado's Devil's Thumb Ranch in Tabernash; the Philippines' El Nido Resorts in El Nido, Palawan; Chumbe Island Coral Park in Zanzibar, Tanzania; Egypt's Adrere Amellal in the Siwa Oasis, a Berber community in the desert; Kenya's Campi Ya Kanzi a Masai-owned lodge in Chyulu Hills; Nicaragua's Morgan's Rock Hacienda & Ecolodge on Playa Ocotal, San Juan del Sur, on the Pacific Coast; Jamaica's Hotel Mocking Bird Hill near Port Antonio; Tenuta di Spannocchia in Siena, Italy; and England's Strattons Hotel in the town of Swaffham in Norfolk.