TripAdvisor Recognizes Courtyard Los Angeles Hacienda Heights/Orange County As Environmental Leader Hotel near Whittier, La Puente, Mount San Antonio College and Cal Poly Pomona implements towel reuse program, installs energy-efficient bulbs as part of GreenLeaders Program
HACIENDA HEIGHTS, Calif., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Travelers headed to the Los Angeles area who have a desire to be extra green will appreciate deluxe accommodations at the TripAdvisor-recognized Courtyard Los Angeles Hacienda Heights/Orange County.
The world's largest travel website has just honored the hotel in Hacienda Heights as a GreenPartner in its GreenLeaders Program. All participating hotels must meet a minimum set of requirements to be included in the program and attain the level of GreenPartner.
The hotel near Whittier and Pomona has made significant strides to go green by implementing a towel and linen reuse program, installing energy-efficient light bulbs, actively tracking energy usage, recycling and educating staff and guests on eco-friendly practices.
"We are proud to represent Courtyard's signature color while at the same time doing our part to help save the planet," said Maritza Mejia, General Manager of the Courtyard Los Angeles Hacienda Heights/Orange County. "Our guests have been very receptive to the changes we have made so far, and we look forward to strengthening our recycling efforts as well as instituting other earth-saving and cost-saving programs in the future."
TripAdvisor-certified GreenLeaders have met or exceeded strict standards developed by national and international green industry experts including the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Energy Star Program, U.S. Green Building Council's LEED Certification Program and United Nations Environment Program.
Travelers can now search the TripAdvisor website for accommodations that have a GreenLeader status and view a detailed list of environmentally friendly practices they can expect at each location. The more green practices a hotel has in place, the higher its GreenLeader level.
The hotel near Schabarum Park and La Puente, CA, offers a convenient location for visitors wishing to soak up the California sun in style and sophistication. Schabarum Park offers more than 75 acres for walking, hiking, picnicking and many other outdoor activities. Disneyland, Knott's Berry Farm and Raging Waters Water Park also are close to the hotel and offer days of fun with rides, shows and attractions.
Guests returning to the hotel after a day of adventure will find deluxe accommodations awaiting for a sound night's sleep. Spacious rooms feature thick mattresses topped with crisp linens, custom comforters and plenty of fluffy down and feather pillows as well as modern amenities such as coffeemakers, 37-inch flat-screen TVs, irons and ironing boards and desks with ergonomic chairs. Complimentary Internet access keeps guests well-connected to email and social media channels so they can be productive even when on vacation or a business trip.
With its continuing environmental efforts and focus on today's hotel guest, the Courtyard Los Angeles Hacienda Heights/Orange County is an ideal destination for international business and leisure travelers alike.
For information about the TripAdvisor GreenLeaders Program, visit www.tripadvisor.com/GreenLeaders.
About the Courtyard Los Angeles Hacienda Heights/Orange County
The Courtyard Los Angeles Hacienda Heights/Orange County at 1905 S. Azusa Ave. in Hacienda Heights, CA, is near the cities of Industry, La Puente and Whittier and offers easy access to Hsi Lai Temple, Industry Hills Expo Center and Auto Club Speedway. The hotel features 138 rooms and 12 suites on three floors as well as two meeting rooms with 1,518 square feet of flexible event space. A new lobby boasts The Bistro – Eat. Drink. Connect. offering breakfast and dinner as well as Starbucks coffee by day and wine, beer and cocktails in the evening. A fitness center, outdoor pool and complimentary high-speed Internet access are among other amenities available. For information, visit www.marriott.com/LAXHH or call 1-626-965-1700.
About Courtyard by Marriott
Courtyard by Marriott offers a refreshing environment that helps guests stay connected, productive and balanced. Intuitive services and design accommodate guests' needs for choice and control. With more than 950 locations in 38 countries, Courtyard is Marriott's largest brand. All Courtyard by Marriott hotels participate in the award-winning Marriott Rewards frequent travel program that allows members to earn hotel points or airline miles for every dollar spent during each stay. For reservations, go to www.courtyard.com or contact a travel professional.
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