The sustainable hotel concept is a practice that has been applied by many hospitality businesses. However, 1 Hotels takes it to another level through not only opting out for sustainable choices in materials and recycling, but also striving to inspire conversations between its innovators and guests about the issues at hand. CEO and Chairman Barry Sternlicht explains that he "wanted to capture the beauty of nature in a hotel and commit to safeguarding it as best [he] can."
The hotel has three locations: Central Park, South Beach and Brooklyn Bridge, and each strives to bring you the unique outdoor environment inside through design and live green moments. The materials used throughout the hotel are reclaimed and organic, and certain mechanisms are implemented in the interest of saving water and energy. Additionally, 1 Hotels have Teslas available to guests and artist collaborations that engage patrons and raise awareness for earth-friendly causes.