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Greystone Hotels Press Release

Greystone Hotels
Mar 18

Greystone Hotels Celebrates Earth Hour 2016 with Donation to Arbor Day Foundation

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, March 18, 2016-San Francisco based Greystone Hotels will mark this year's Earth Hour celebration with a $5,000 donation to the Arbor Day Foundation. The financial commitment helps support the nonprofit conservation and education organization whose mission is "to inspire people to plant, nurture, and celebrate trees." Greystone Hotels made an identical donation to the Arbor Day Foundation in 2015.

"As an an eco-friendly hotel management company dedicated to following green hospitality practices, Greystone Hotels is proud to support the mission of the Arbor Day Foundation and the Earth Hour movement," said Greystone Hotels President, Eric Horodas. "The foundation for our "green" approach is a detailed environmental leadership program that has created awareness at the property-level. All of our West Coast hotels follow distinct purchasing habits that take into consideration how hospitality affects the environment."

An eco-friendly hotel management company, Greystone Hotels is dedicated to following green hospitality practices and is committed to sharing the mission and ethos of both the Arbor Day Foundation and the Earth Hour celebration.

You can find out more about Greystone's sustainability efforts here.


An independently owned hotel and hospitality management company with 11 West Coast properties in California and Oregon, Greystone Hotels was founded in 1995 by Eric Horodas (President) and Peter Trethewey.

Dedicated to superior customer service and eco-friendly hospitality management, the Greystone Portfolio consists of 8 independent, non-branded boutique hotels and inns, and 3 flagship affiliated properties (Best Western International and Marriott International).

Greystone's management focuses on providing exceptional guest experiences for discerning business and leisure travelers. All of Greystone's hotels offer great value, thoughtful amenities, and a comfortable, relaxing environment. We pride ourselves on ensuring that our guests, "Experience Exceptional Service."

In 2009, Greystone's seven California independent properties were certified by the California Green Lodging Association for our sustainability efforts, while Greystone's eight non-branded independent boutique hotels are all members of the L.E. Hotels family - a global hotel representation company.


"We inspire people to plant, nurture, and celebrate trees." This is the mission statement of the Arbor Day Foundation, a 501(c)3 nonprofit conservation and education organization. Founded in 1972, the centennial of the first Arbor Day observance in the 19th century, the Foundation has grown to become the largest nonprofit membership organization dedicated to planting trees, with over one million members, supporters, and valued partners.


Earth Hour is a charitable organisation based out of Singapore. Our mission is uniting people to protect the planet. We are an open source movement organised by WWF and volunteer organisations worldwide.Earth Hour was famously started as a lights-off event in Sydney, Australia in 2007. Since then it has grown to engage more than 172 countries and territories worldwide. Earth Hour 2016 is on 19 March 2016, 8:30 pm. Earth Hour is more than an event. It is a movement that has achieved massive environmental impact, including legislation changes by harnessing the power of the crowd.

EarthHour ArborDay Donation 2016 Press Release
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