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New app helps you stay ‘green’ while visiting Orlando

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Now you can enjoy earth-friendly travels in a destination known for its make-believe worlds. The new Orlando Green Travel app will guide you to a Central Florida getaway that is fun while also being a little kinder to the earth.

The Orlando Green Travel app (Sutro Media, $2.99) is the only travel resource of its kind to showcase the attractions, accommodations, restaurants, shopping venues and spas that work to minimize their eco-footprint while maximizing enjoyment for travelers in one of America’s most popular cities .

“Green travel is no longer just about camping in the woods or having to give up what you love while on vacation,” said Kimberly Button, author of Orlando Green Travel, as well as a Green Living expert for TV, a veteran travel journalist, and founder of greenWell. “In today’s world, green travel can include luxury spas, world-class dining and unique destinations. It’s about finding the businesses that are reducing their environmental impact while also providing travelers with the fun and excitement that they desire on vacation.”

With more than 120 entries and over 900 photos, Orlando Green Travel features surprising green travel options including:
• All 24 Walt Disney World resorts are Florida Green Lodging certified.
• The Ritz-Carlton Spa offers a Eco-Rooftop Hammock Experience with a zero-gravity massage surrounded by an organic herb garden.
• Napa, at the Peabody Orlando, serves up California wine country-inspired cuisine using 90 percent local ingredients from farms within an hour of the restaurant.

Orlando Green Travel is available through iTunes by Orlando Green Travel“>Clicking Here. For more information on Orlando Green Travel and author Kimberly Button, visit kimbutton.com.

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matthew May 2, 2011 - 2:35 pm

This app is a great idea! I hope it catches on for other cities.

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