Earth Month is the annual reminder for many travelers to consider new green practices. So Hotel Felix, Chicago’s first Silver LEED certified hotel. It commits to reducing its carbon footprint year round. Therefore Earth Month is a celebration of its ongoing green efforts.
As Chicago’s first hotel awarded Silver LEED certification, Hotel Felix (111 W. Huron) delivers an enriching experience. One that benefits the guests and helps the environment.
Hotel Felix opened in April 2009 after an extensive redevelopment of a 1926 building. Thereby using organic materials and renewable resources. The 225-room boutique hotel is conveniently located steps from the Magnificent Mile and The Loop. It’s surrounded by many of Chicago’s renowned attractions, popular restaurants, bars and world-class entertainment.
Hotel Felix Chicago (111 W. Huron Street) offers eco-friendly activities and discounts for like-minded travelers. Guests and Chicagoans can take advantage of the following incentives throughout Earth Month:
l Scrappy’s Green Tips – and a new Sidekick: Scrappy, a larger-than-life sustainable dog sculpture outside Hotel Felix, will offer his eco-friendly tips throughout Earth Month on social media with #ScrappyTips. He also will have a new sidekick in Troy Murray, Director of Front Office, as he takes on the role of the hotel’s new green ambassador. The always-vibrant Murray will share four videos online showcasing the hotel’s eco-friendly offerings. Green enthusiasts can find both Troy’s videos and Scrappy’s green tips on Facebook (www.facebook.com/hotelfelix), Twitter (www.twitter.com/hotelfelix) and Instagram (www.instagram.com/hotelfelix) throughout Earth Month.
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For inquiries, please contact Marianne Encarnado, Area Director of Sales and Marketing, at 312-447-2950.
l Be Green and Tweet Green: During Earth MonthApril to @hotelfelix with hashtag #GreenFelix
“We are continually excited because we feel Hotel Felix is a great example. An example of how we can encourage travelers to reduce their carbon footprints. As well as improve our environment. That was said by George Jordan. Finally, George is Area General Manager of the Hotel in Chicago. As well as Senior Vice President of Oxford Hotels & Resorts.
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