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The 2009 World Savers Awards

August 25, 2009

DC’s Willard InterContinental Wins Condé Nast Traveler 2009 World Saver Award 

Contact: Barbara Bahny
Tel. 202-637-7309,

Washington DC, August 25, 2009 -- Condé Nast Traveler announced the winners of the magazine‘s third annual World Savers Awards, naming Washington DC’s Willard InterContinental overall winner in the City Hotel category, citing the hotel’s 100% wind energy, commitment to the environment and communities in need.  

Condé Nast Traveler’s  World Saver Award honors travel companies from around the world for their leadership in social responsibility in five key areas:  poverty alleviation, cultural and/or environmental preservation, education programs, wildlife conservation, and health initiatives.   The Willard’s award-winning program, Willard InterContinental – The Next 100 Years, is a holistic plan comprised of interwoven sustainable projects designed for a luxurious urban hospitality experience in harmony with social and ecological consciousness.  Visit , for the hotel’s 2008
Sustainability Report and a comprehensive guide to the Willard's sustainability efforts. For a complete list of winners, runners up, honorable mentions, and judges panel, visit