Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club Earns “Three Palm Rating”

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The Florida Green Lodging Program has recognized The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club with its coveted “Three Palm Rating” due to the Hotel’s many environmental initiatives and its commitment to conserve and protect Florida’s natural resources. A voluntary initiative of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection(DEP), the Florida Green Lodging Program requires participating hotels and resorts to submit environmental data (water, waste, energy) annually and to implement at least two new environmental practices from any of the five areas of sustainable operations. The latter consists of waste reduction: reuse and recycling; water conservation: energy efficiency; indoor air quality; and communication and education (customers, employees, and the public). The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club has long been a member of the Florida Green Lodging Program, which requires hotels and resorts to submit renewal applications to maintain designation, which is valid for three years. A certificate recognizing the designation will be presented to Jason Parsons, General Manager of the AAA Four-Diamond beachfront resort.

Among the Hotel’s many initiatives are: a comprehensive recycling program(both in-room and throughout the resort); high energy-efficient lighting; the use of ‘Green Sealed’ cleaning products and detergents; the use of organically-based fertilizers, nutrients, and pesticides on the golf course; a saline purification process for the pool complex; a computerized energy management system for air-conditioning in all public areas; low flow fixtures and auto-flush systems throughout the resort: and a towel and linen reuse program in guest rooms.

“We are very proud of our many environmental initiatives, and very pleased the Resort is recognized with this fine distinction,’ said Parsons.

Featuring an enviable Gulf of Mexico front setting near Naples’ renowned shopping districts of fashionable 5th Avenue South and historic 3rd Street South, the 319 room Resort is Southwest Florida’s only resort directly on the beach with an on-site championship golf course, a world class spa, an award winning tennis center, new beachfront pool complex (with 2 new pools), and the Sunset Beach Bar & Grill( the best place to have a drink while watching the sun set.

Continuously enhancing its offerings, The Naples Beach Hotel and Golf Club completed the remodeling of its Gulf-front restaurant HB’s on the Gulf, the area’s only beachfront restaurant, in 2013. An earlier phase of renovations concluded in January 2013, included the opening of a new Gulf-view ballroom named The Everglades Room, complete renovation of its guest rooms in the Resort’s Florida Wing, and the complete renovation of the meeting rooms and pre-function space.

Rich in hospitality and tradition, The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club has resided on the Gulf coast in Naples, Florida since 1946. Owned and operated by the Watkins family for three generations, the 125 acre resort provides its guests access to seven miles of white-sand beach. multiple dining options, multiple bars, 34,000 square feet of meeting and event space, retail shops, a complimentary kids club, beach rentals, and many beautiful outdoor venues.

The Resort is located at 851 Gulf Shore Blvd, Naples.

For more information call (800) 866-1946 or visit www.NaplesBeachHotel.com .

Dave Daubert

Lehigh University graduate, Procter & Gamble retired. Previously a Managing Editor and Feature Writer for a regional golf monthly magazine for 11 years. Married to wife Carol and residing in Solivita, an active adult community in Central Florida

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