ODESSA, FLA.—August was a busy month for Green Lodging News, the lodging industry’s leading environmental news publication. The website topped 30,000 unique visitors/month, 160,000 total visits/month and 500,000 page views/month for the first time in the publication’s 9+ year history. The final totals for August: 32,053 unique site visitors, 168,265 total visits, 512,397 page views.
“Green Lodging News has come a long way since it was just an idea I had more than 10 years ago,” says Glenn Hasek, Publisher & Editor. “I am excited to see so many people visiting our website. It is a testament to the quality of news content found on the site—articles contributed by myself, suppliers, industry consultants, public relations representatives and others.”
Green Lodging News, a Hasek Communications L.L.C. publication, consists not only of the Green Lodging News website, but also a weekly Monday e-newsletter and weekly Wednesday Green Supplier Spotlight e-blast that focuses on one supplier. The newsletter and Spotlight reach more than 5,000 opt-in subscribers. To subscribe to the newsletter and Green Supplier Spotlight, go to www.greenlodgingnews.com, or e-mail email@example.com to be added to the circulation list.
Each day Green Lodging News covers the latest breaking “green” news in areas including energy and water conservation, kitchen and laundry, waste management, indoor air quality, sustainable design, sales and marketing, and many other topics related to corporate social responsibility. The website includes sections for news and features, vendor news, a Green Product & Service Directory, Vendor Case Studies, Vendor Videos and More Cool Videos. Publisher and Editor Glenn Hasek also contributes to a News Blog each week.
Publisher and Editor Glenn Hasek has more than 21 years of lodging industry experience—as a journalist, public relations consultant and publisher. He got his start in 1989 with what was then Hotel & Motel Management magazine. He worked there until 1996 and again with the publication from 2000 to 2001. He has published Green Lodging News since 2006. Glenn Hasek has spoken and moderated at many industry events and will be moderating three panel discussions at this fall’s HX: The Hotel Experience at the Javits Center in New York City (November 8 to 10).