Green Is the New Black

/Green Is the New Black

Green Is the New Black

|2018-03-07T13:48:49-04:00March 7th, 2018|

By Katie Scheer

Hotels– this one's for you! In 2017, we asked >2,500 hotels what they are doing to "go green." So we have good info for you…

If your hotel isn't already pursuing green rankings and certifications, you are behind the "go green" trend. It's time for you to step up to the plate and make some changes to become better friends with our planet. It's a fact that hotel guests of today want to stay at hotels that are eco-conscious. This means more gained business for you from those guests ($ ca-ching, ca-ching $). Also, by going green, you also reap these two benefits (there's several more):

  • Long-term monetary savings (i.e., electricity, water, cleaning supplies)
  • Meeting new environmental regulations (staying ahead of the curve and trends)

How do you do it? Here are 5 tips for you:

Did you know some hotels offer $5 F&B outlet vouchers to guests who forgo housekeeping services (cutting back on energy, water, and use of cleaning supplies)? Others have "green roofs" where they have bee hives for making their own honey and gardens for their F&B produce. A few do not use any disposable products in their meeting space; everything is washable and reusable.

About Katie Scheer

Katie Scheer was named Vice President in November of 2006 after two successful years as the Director of Operations for ProSolutions.  She leads the company operations, sales and marketing, network and revenue management, new customer initiatives, and corporate strategy.

Katie has been on the ProSolutions team since May, 2002.  She started with the organization as an Operations & Project Manager, and then became the Strategic Operations Manager.  While in these positions, she successfully assisted in the crafting, implementation, and execution of innovative company branding, service diversification, and strategy-supportive policies and procedures.

Katie previously served as Marketing and Strategy Manager for BUD Publishers.  Prior to holding this position, Katie attended University of West Florida where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management. Katie currently resides in Orlando, Florida, with her husband, Chris, and two children, Cade and Courtney.

Contact: Katie Scheer 538-6619

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