This session will feature case studies and lessons learned from renowned hotel owners and sustainability consultants that are driving utility cost reduction programs in the hospitality industry at the property-level and across national hotel brands, from budget hotels to five-star luxury resorts.

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss current hospitality industry trends for integrating sustainability into hotel service offerings and operations.
  • Learn how to implement utility cost reduction programs at the property-level and across large hotel brands and successfully navigate through the challenges and contradicting goals unique to the hospitality industry.
  • Understand the potential impact of sustainability and LEED EBOM certification on a hotel’s revenue stream and valuation.
  • Highlight successful strategies for balancing sustainability with historic preservation in iconic hotel properties.