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LA TOURISM AND CONVENTION BOARD The Los Angeles Convention and Visitors Bureau is working with Green Seal to develop a Green Lodging Program for Los Angeles.

On November 16, 2011, a “Green Your Bottom Line” seminar was held at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel for Los Angeles area hotels. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa addressed the participating hotels and was quoted as follows:
“Hotels are saving money,” Mayor Villaraigosa went on to say: “It is good public relations. People want to come to your hotel, and meeting planners want to know that you are participating in a green certification program. It is helpful for tourism, and better for your bottom line.”

On August 28, 2009, a press event was held at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles, to announce that they were the first to be certified through the Los Angeles Green Lodging Program. Click here to read the press release.Green Lodging Group Picture
Mayor Villarigosa (center) and Councilman Alarcón (left), Peter Zen (Owner of the Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites), and the Green Seal team celebrate the hotel's certification.
Also see coverage from the Korea Daily and Green Lodging News

Information on Green Seal lodging Programs can be found below. You can also follow links to explore green things to do and places to stay in LA, as well as the State of California Green Lodging program Los Angeles Green Lodging Program

Green Seal Program Information
Green Seal Green Lodging Overview
How to get your hotel certifiedGreen Seal Logo
Certification forms
List of green certified hotels
Green Seal Homepage
Green Lodging Program Information Flyer

Other Information
Green Visitors Guide from LA INC
Accommodations from LA INC
California Green Lodging Program
California Green Lodging Guidebook

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