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Hotel in Arlington, Virginia Receives Virginia Green Travel Star's Green Hotel of the Year Award

ARLINGTON, VA -- (Marketwired) -- Feb 08, 2016 -- The Renaissance Arlington Capital View luxury hotel in Virginia is honored to announce its reception of Virginia Green Travel Star's Green Hotel of the Year Award. This award celebrates the hotel's exceptional initiatives and efforts in reducing the environmental impact of its practices and operations. The esteemed award was presented at the third annual Virginia Green Travel Conference and Travel Star Awards Celebration in Arlington, Virginia. During the awards ceremony, 21 tourism businesses were recognized for their significant efforts in eco-friendly practices.

"We are incredibly proud to recognize the Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel as a Virginia Green Travel Star," says Tom Griffin, the Executive Director of the Virginia Green Travel Alliance. "The growth of the Virginia Green program statewide has been remarkable, and our awards program is a celebration of that progress. Virginia Green Travel partners like the Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel are truly leading our program's efforts to reduce environmental impacts and increase green tourism business in Virginia."

The Virginia Green program is operated through a partnership of the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, the Virginia Tourism Corporation, the Virginia Restaurant, Lodging & Travel Association, and the Virginia Green Travel Alliance. Encouraging green practices throughout Virginia's tourism industry, the program helps its partners cut down on environmental impact and save money while garnering the support of eco-friendly consumers.

The Renaissance Arlington Capital View hotel remains dedicated to fostering eco-friendly practices in Crystal City Virginia, focusing on recycling efforts, energy saving measures, re-use programs and lowering water consumption. Its initiatives are recognized state-wide among the best for green lodging, and its staff and managers continue to work to innovate on its best practices.

For more on the environmentally friendly initiatives and practices of the award-winning Arlington property in Washington DC, visit the hotel website.

About the Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel

Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel is a LEED® Gold certified hotel, boasting award-winning architecture and views inspired by motion and enhanced by light. With 300 guest rooms, 17,307 sq. ft. of event space and adjacent to the 325-suite Residence Inn, the hotel was designed to create a unique experience. Integration of emerging technology, such as applications to control audiovisual services and enhanced networks for connectivity, place its accommodations at the forefront of adaptability and service. Just minutes from PBS, Boeing, Lockheed Martin, IBM, the Pentagon and the EPA, the hotel offers an array of onsite amenities and conveniences, including complimentary Metro and airport shuttles, a fitness center, an indoor pool, Espressamente Illy café and modern award winning Italian cuisine at SOCCi.

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Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel
2800 South Potomac Ave Arlington Virginia 22202 USA 
1-703-413-1300
http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/waspy-renaissance-arlington-capital-view-hotel/ 


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