Eco-friendly hotel practices are the norm, study shows

11/19/2013 | TravelAge West

A TripAdvisor report finds that most customers expect hotels to be sustainable -- eco-friendly lodging options are not a niche anymore. In fact, 62% of people expect hotels to have a green program in place, and just 17% say they would pay more for eco-friendly features. "It was not possible to address the situation of any individual hotel, but we can conclude that going green is compatible with existing quality standards of hotel service and that advertising green status does not hurt revenues," said Howard Chong, assistant professor at the Cornell School of Hotel Administration.

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