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Katie Taylor, Four Seasons

Katie Taylor, Four Seasons

Katie Taylor, Four Seasons’ top executive, began her illustrious career with the company in 1989, having completed a law degree and MBA. Working up through corporate planning and development, she became President, Worldwide Business Operations in 1999, and was made President and Chief Operating Officer in 2007, one of her proudest professional achievements, along with jump-starting Four Seasons into the Asian market.

What is a Green Meeting

A “green” or sustainable meeting “is one designed, organised and implemented in a way that minimises negative environmental impacts and leaves a positive impact for the host community”, says the Green Meeting Guide, published by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) A sustainable event should: minimise greenhouse gas emissions, including CO2, and compensate for unavoidable […]

The Maldives, a sinking paradise

With its turquoise waters and palm-fringed beaches, the Maldives may look like the epitome of a “paradise” destination, but rising seas are forcing the islands and the tourism industry on which its future depends to find sustainable solutions Estimates from the United Nations (UN) predict that sea levels will rise by 28cm-58cm by the end […]