"Supports Green Initiatives" designates a hotel's participation in an optional environmental program that includes the use of energy-efficient lighting, guestroom towel/linen re-use, and on-premise recycling. "Supports Green Initiatives" does not represent an official certification of any kind.
Shawn Mendes is a pop singer who, in true millennial fashion, rose to attention through his Vine video uploads. Covering the latest top 40 pop songs, he earned a massive online following that eventually led to a record deal with Universal Music Group subsidiary Island Records. In 2015, a sixteen-year old Mendes released his debut album Handwrittento mainstream acclaim for his unabashed pop sound.
The Silk Road, a prehistoric trade route, connected the most advanced cities of the time since 500 BCE. It extended over 4,600 miles from China through Central Asia to the Middle East and ended in the ancient Roman Empire. Exotic spices, silk and all kinds of goods weren't the only things exchanged on this road - new ideas and advancements were transposed as well. The exhibit Traveling the Silk Road showcases the journeys merchants went on and how this trading route changed many cultures and their understanding of each other.