Philadelphia Airport Marriott Green Certified Hotel Announces Association with Eco Friendly Project
October 02, 2008 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel NewsPhiladelphia, PA – October 2, 2008 - In its continued efforts to "go green," the Philadelphia Airport Marriott, already a Green Certified Marriott Hotel by Green Seal, has announced that Bradley J. Pacana, Director of Sales & Marketing is now a Board Member of the PhilaGreen Hospitality Association (PGHA), an eco friendly association in Philadelphia.
Mr. Pacana, who joined Marriott in 2003, is responsible for the hotel's total sales, marketing, e-commerce, reservation sales and customer care, and sales channel strategies.
In his new role with PhilaGreen, Mr. Pacana hopes to further the eco friendly association's mission where hospitality and environmental professionals join together to create sustainable "green" business practices.
In order to receive its Green Seal certification, the Philadelphia Airport Marriot eco friendly hotel had to undergo an inspection and meet a checklist of criteria which included procedures like environmental compliance, waste minimalization and recycling, bulk product purchasing, use of energy efficient equipment, utilization of compact fluorescent bulbs, indoor air quality measurements, use of water conservation fixtures, use of organic insecticides, non-toxic paints used throughout, etc.
Green Seal, an eco friendly association, is recognized by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.
ABOUT THE PHILADELPHIA AIRPORT MARRIOTT
For business and leisure travelers to Philadelphia, no hotel offers more convenience than the Philadelphia Airport Marriott. This eco friendly Marriott hotel is connected to Terminal B via skybridge, making it easy to catch an early morning flight or to relax quickly upon arrival at the Riverbend Bar & Grill.
The hotel's beautifully appointed rooms and suites offer guests a host of amenities and unmatched comfort. Business guests will enjoy high-speed Internet, spacious work areas, and ample amounts of meeting space to ensure a productive visit. All guests are assured a good night's rest with the Marriott Revive bed and luxurious bed linens. Other amenities of this Philly hotel include a fully equipped fitness center and event facilities that double as wedding reception venues.
The Philadelphia Airport Marriott hotel is located near Lincoln Financial Field, Citizens Bank Park, the Wachovia Complex, and ten miles from downtown Philadelphia and the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Parking is available on-site for a fee. For more information about the eco friendly Philadelphia Airport Marriott, visit: www.philadelphiaairportmarriott.com.