CINCINNATI, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From recycling partnerships to fresh foods grown on-site and energy-saving practices exemplified daily, Kingsgate Marriott Conference Center at the University of Cincinnati is committed to eco-friendly initiatives. These efforts have paid off, as the hotel was awarded a 2014 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence and named a GreenPartner as part of the travel site's GreenLeaders Program.
The Certificate of Excellence celebrates hospitality excellence and is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveler reviews on TripAdvisor. And, as a GreenPartner, the hotel has met the program's minimum green practice requirements, such as using energy-efficient light bulbs, tracking energy usage, recycling, and educating staff and guests on green practices.
But the hotel does more than the minimum.
The restaurants use herbs and vegetables grown organically in the on-site garden and honey from on-site bee hives. All paper products are recycled and come from post-consumer paper; water-saving sinks, toilets and showerheads are in all guest rooms and throughout the hotel; and meeting spaces offer complimentary document shredding, recycling and paperless white boards.The hotel strives to support Marriott International's goal of becoming the global leader in responsible hospitality management by demonstrating its positive force for the environment and economic opportunities around the world. About Kingsgate Marriott Conference Center at the University of Cincinnati Discover unparalleled service and convenience at Kingsgate Marriott Conference Center at the University of Cincinnati. This hotel showcases modern décor and stylish, eco-friendly meeting spaces to create a unique setting for business or leisure. Delight in our inviting lobby fireplace as you make your way to renovated rooms adorned with modern conveniences. With celebrated service and flexible meeting space, this Cincinnati, OH, hotel is a premier conference destination in one of the fastest growing tourist regions. As an ideal business location, guests enjoy 26 meeting rooms and over 20,000 square feet of gathering space highlighted by two amphitheaters and free Wi-Fi. Experience award-winning dining at Caminetto or enjoy drinks on the Bearcat Lounge Patio overlooking the UC campus. Be sure to take advantage of complimentary shuttle access to select attractions and area hospitals. For more information, to make a reservation or to learn more about Green Meetings, call 888-720-1299 or visit www.KingsgateMarriott.com. SOURCE Kingsgate Marriott Conference Center