FORT MYERS, Fla. (May 29, 2014) – For the second consecutive year, the Crowne Plaza Hotel at the Bell Tower Shops has been named a Bronze Level GreenLeader by TripAdvisor.

The TripAdvisor GreenLeaders Program identifies hotels and bed-and-breakfast inns that are committed to green practices including recycling, water efficiency and alternative energy.

Green practices the Crowne Plaza has committed to include an efficient ventilation system, leftover materials (e.g. food) donated or re-used, organic/local food and beverages, ENERGY STAR kitchen appliances, energy-efficient light bulbs, tracking energy use and more.

“We are proud to be recognized for our green practices,” said Jim Larkin, general manager of the Crowne Plaza Hotel. “Corporate responsibility is central to the way we do business and is a key part of our responsible business practices. We take our interactions with local communities and the environment seriously because we care and know that our guests do, too.”

Adjacent to the Bell Tower Shops, the Crowne Plaza Hotel is the closest, full-service hotel to Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW). With upscale amenities and friendly, professional service, it provides a memorable stay. The Crowne Plaza Hotel is located at 13051 Bell Tower Drive in Fort Myers.