by Michael J. Shapiro | January 20, 2010

Destination Hotels and Resorts, a collection of 30 upscale and luxury U.S. properties, launched a green meetings platform that will apply to all meetings and events held at Destination properties. The new program establishes standards in the areas of waste reduction, water conservation and energy management, among other key areas. Planners may elect to choose from a menu of more aggressive sustainability practices as well, according to their specific needs. Details are available at