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Human trafficking awareness training for hotel staff in Mexico

The Youth Career Initiative (YCI), a six-month education programme that provides disadvantaged young people with life and work skills in leading hotels, launches its first training workshop in Mexico this week for hotel staff working with participants who have survived human trafficking Course attendees include General Managers, HR and training managers, representatives of YCI’s local […]

Retrofit for the future

Increasingly sustainability and energy efficiency are being integrated into the planning of new buildings, whether it is hotels, office blocks or residential estates

Sustainable Design

Increasingly under pressure to improve efficiencies, hoteliers are realising that good design in new-build properties can significantly reduce operational costs as well as their overall impact on the environment.

Whitbread teams with Prince’s Trust on Youth programme

Whitbread has joined forces with youth charity, The Prince’s Trust, to pilot the ‘Get into Hospitality’ programme in the West Midlands – which is set to provide local disadvantaged young people the skills and confidence to find a job Twelve unemployed young people aged between 16-25 years will be given the opportunity to join a […]

Rezidor donates over 85000 EUR

  Now in it’s eighth year, Responsible Business Action Month sees Rezidor hotels across Europe, Middle East and Africa organize social and environmental activities and raise funds to support Rezidor’s corporate charity organization “World Childhood Foundation” as well as further national and regional charity projects In 2011, Rezidor also helped the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) […]