Holiday Inn San Diego on the Bay is Awarded the Leadership Level in the California Green Lodging Program

  • Holiday Inn
  • 10.27.09
The California Green Lodging Program is an initiative of the California Department of General Services to promote pollution prevention practices in the tourism and hospitality industry.

The California Green Lodging Program encourages hotels, conference centers and other hospitality operations to be aware of their impact on the environment and to take steps to reduce these impacts. Holiday Inn San Diego on the Bay has committed to consider pollution prevention techniques to reduce their environmental impact whenever it is feasible and in doing so was awarded the leadership level in the California Green Lodging Program.

Holiday Inn San Diego on the Bay has worked toward more sustainable environmental practices. By understanding the role that their hotel plays in corporate social responsibility, they strive to minimize their property’s operational impact on the environment through resource conservation and best practice. As part of IHG whose corporate culture is committed to reducing the carbon footprint, Holiday Inn San Diego on the Bay participates in Green Engage, a program that the IHG corporate leaders developed that allows hotels to measure their environmental impacts.

Holiday Inn San Diego on the Bay has over 25 initiatives such as, using compact fluorescent lighting throughout the property versus incandescent, having toilets equipped with 1.6 gallon flush systems, providing recycling containers in all of the guestrooms along with recycling electronics, plastic, aluminum, tin and cardboard.

The hotel features three restaurants on property including, Ruth’s Chris Steak House famous for serious steak and sizzling personality; Elephant & Castle, which offers a combination of British Classics and North American favorites coupled with a list of over 100 beers and an extensive list of Scotch whiskeys; and Hazelwood’s Waterfront Deli featuring a casual setting or sandwich on the go.

The Holiday Inn on the Bay is a 14-story, full-service hotel located at 1355 North Harbor Drive, San Diego, Calif. The Holiday Inn on the Bay is owned by FelCor Lodging Trust and managed by IHG.  Tony Lovoy serves as the property’s Vice President of Operations and General Manager.



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