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Invisible Mirrorcube eco-hotel room available for purchase

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Situated in the forest area around Harads, Sweden, Treehotel has now implemented five of the 24 rooms it has planned for the area. Among those are “The Blue Cone,” “The UFO” and “The Bird’s Nest,” all suspended four to six … Continue reading

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Korean 3D QR codes deliver promotional discount during quiet hours

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Periodic lulls in business are a fact of life for most retailers, and we’ve already seen solutions including daily deals that are valid only during those quiet times. Recently, however, we came across a concept that takes such efforts even … Continue reading

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Say it with an espresso!

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We’ve seen numerous ways to add personalized messages to products ranging from chocolate bars to cookies to cans of soup, but recently we came across one that has an interesting new twist. Created by Seattle cloud texting company Zipwhip, Textspresso … Continue reading

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Pimkie’s site documents changing color trends on city streets | VIDEO

Just as sites such as Brayola have used the crowds to help women find recommendations for bras, now a new site is providing hints at the most popular color choices in three European cities. The Pimkie Color Forecast analyzes webcam … Continue reading

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China’s youth high demands for low carbon goods

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Businesses have been urged to accelerate their environmental footprinting strategies to include emerging economies, after new research by the Carbon Trust revealed young people in China could hold the key to unlocking mass demand for greener products. The survey of … Continue reading

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Accor launches PLANET 21 Sustainability Program

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Accor is taking sustainable development to new heights, with the launch of PLANET 21. The name is a direct reference to Agenda 21, the environmental action plan signed at the Rio Earth  Summit in 1992, and reminds us of the … Continue reading

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How to make your hotel greener: 40 easy steps to follow

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Hotel Management Asia recently published a list supplied by Pineapple Hospitality we found really interesting and useful if you aim to make your hotel a greener one. 1. Programmable and digital control of your HVAC systems: Use electronic thermostats in … Continue reading

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