Agoda.com, an independent online travel company that
specializes in discount hotel bookings, has released a list of "Top 10
Green Hotels in Asia." The list of
eco-friendly hotels spans properties all across Asia.
Here is the top three: Banyan Tree Phuket, Thailand, a wildlife sanctuary as
much it is a resort complex, guests are assured that part of their rate will go
to conserving the environment and local community [www.banyantree.phuket.com];
La Residence d'Angkor, Siem Reap, Cambodia, practices environmentally sound
practices donates regularly to local charities [www.residencedangkor.com];
Evason Hua Hin Resort & Six Senses Spa, Thailand, supports local
initiatives such as the Mangrove Forest Conservation, as well as providing
employment opportunities to disabled individuals and hosting its own organic
vegetable farm [www.sixsenses.com]. Based in Singapore with operations in Bangkok
and the Philippines, Agoda's
network includes 7,000 hotels in Asia and more
than 27,000 worldwide. For the full list, visit [www.agoda.com].