Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people around the world with information every day. Founded in 1998 by Stanford Ph.D. students Larry Page and Sergey Brin, Google today is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses of all sizes with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. Google is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia.
On Dec. 20, 2003, Si Como No's Green Hotels of Costa Rica began operations with the acquisition of Villa Blanca Cloud Forest Hotel & Nature Spa, near San Ramon in El Silencio de Los Angeles, and the participation of Aguila de Osa Inn at Drake Bay, near Corcovado National Park. We now look forward to sharing even more of Si Como No's brand of Sustainable Hospitality as members of Green Hotels of Costa Rica.
Grupo Islita leads a group of Costa Rican enterprises with the common goal of promoting responsible tourism practices that foster cultural authenticity, economic opportunity, and optimum environmental stewardship.
Grupo Plan is a Mexico City based real estate development group founded in 1993 with experience in the planning, development, design, construction and operation of prominent tourism resorts, golf resorts with Hotel and Villas, residential, land development, office, industrial, commercial and mixed-use projects. Grupo Plan and Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. signed an agreement through which Starwood will manage a group of hotels, including The Haciendas, owned by Grupo Plan in the Yucatan Peninsula and the Pacific Coast of Mexico under Starwood's Luxury Collection brand.
Our Vision is to inspire the conservation of Hawaii's natural resources. By connecting both visitors and residents to these resources through the interpretive process, guests are left with a deeper understanding and appreciation for the fragile native ecosystems unique to the Big Island. Our guided nature adventures blanket much of the island, from the dynamic landscapes of Kilauea and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, to the verdant watersheds of North Kohala. Extensively trained guides and awe-inspiring locales combine to create sustainable, appropriate and authentic visitor experiences showcasing native Hawaii.
Antigua Alquieria de Carrion is a boutique hotel in Puebla that features 5 rooms, 8 double rooms, 1 junior suite and 1 master suite with a common room. Alqueria de Carrion employees 25 individuals from the local community and services about 2100 visitors per year. They are located in Atlixco, 20 minutes from Puebla in Mexico.
La Quinta Luna is dedicated to offer unique travel experiences characterized by a detailed and exquisite service. We are committed to promoting our region's cultural and historical wealth. Our philosophy evolves around a profound respect towards our people (guests, providers and collaborators), as well as to our environment, traditions and cultural heritage.
The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc., (IEEE) is a non-profit, technical professional association of over 380,000 individual members in 150 countries. Through its members, the IEEE is a leading authority in technical areas ranging from computer engineering, biomedical technology and telecommunications, to electric power, aerospace and consumer electronics, among others. Through its technical publishing, conferences and consensus-based standards activities, the IEEE produces 30 percent of the world's published literature in electrical and electronics engineering and computer sciences; holds annually more than 300 major conferences; and has nearly 900 active standards with about 700 under development.
The International Copper Association, Ltd. (ICA) is the leading organization for promoting the use of copper worldwide. ICA increases awareness and usage of copper by communicating the unique attributes that make this sustainable element an essential contributor to the formation of life, to advances in science and technology, and to a higher standard of living throughout the world.
The International Tourism Partnership was founded by HRH The Prince of Wales in 1992 to inspire global leaders in the travel and tourism industry on a non-competitive platform, to share knowledge and resources, develop policy and actively implement programmes and initiatives that have a positive impact on environmental, social and economic issues. ITP assists the industry to make a valuable contribution to the countries and cultures in which they operate, to their customers, their shareholders and future generations. It is a global programme of the International Business Leaders Forum.