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In Brief for Sept. 26, 2007

In Brief for Sept. 26, 2007

Bollywood goes Manhattan As the U.N. General Assembly meets in New York this week, the Indian government is unleashing a global marketing drive with its "Incredible India@60" campaign, heralding the 60th anniversary of India's independence from England. The four-day celebration, which ends today, is taking over public landmarks to showcase Indian culture ...

Hotel is water-wise The Hamilton Park Hotel & Conference Center in Florham Park, N.J., has cut meeting attendees' use of bottled water by 25 percent since putting a coaster bearing the words "Place this saver over your water bottle and our staff will not remove it, conserving water and saving resources for future recycling," a spokeswoman reports ...

Fairmont menus go green Fairmont Hotels & Resorts announced last month that it has formally committed to offering sustainable, locally sourced, organically grown products whenever possible as part of its everyday foodservice operations. The move is part of Fairmont's "Green Partnership" program, which encourages guests to think green when traveling.

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