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Radisson Blu Edwardian, London wins at the 2012 Best Employers Awards

Radisson Blu Edwardian, London wins at the 2012 Best Employers Awards

Radisson Blu Edwardian, London has been named the Best Large Group Employer at the 2012 Best Employers in Hospitality Awards The award was presented to the luxury London hotel group on Monday, 18th June at a ceremony held in central London, after an extensive survey of hospitality employees by recruitment specialist Caterer.com. Based on the […]

Leading hospitality and food service companies sign up to waste agreement

WRAP today announces that 73 leading UK hotels, pubs, restaurants, quick service restaurants (QSRs), contract caterers, industry bodies and government departments have signed up to the Hospitality and Food Service Agreement. Compass, Domino’s Pizza, Greene King, Greggs, McDonald’s Restaurants Ltd, Unilever Food Solutions, amongst major players signed up from across the UK UK businesses could […]

Taking sustainability to new heights

Last week the London Heathrow Marriott had a grand opening ceremony for their new Green House – nothing that special you might think, until you realise that it has been built 22 metres in the air, on the roof of the hotel! Beautiful sunshine and blue sky greeted the guests for the grand opening, who, […]

Knowledge requirements for sustainable practices in restaurants

For sustainable practices in restaurants are to succeed knowledge needs to be gained in education and continued in the workplace That was the message from a recent industry roundtable debate hosted by Space Catering Equipment and the Sustainable Restaurant Association. Key players from all corners of hospitality recently came together to discuss whether their industry […]

Cavendish London raises over 4k in charity challenges

The Cavendish London has raised £4,703 for three charities over the last month in a series of challenges ranging from a Coast-to-Coast cycle ride, participation in The Race for Life and a staff raffle which saw one lucky employee win an extra week’s paid holiday The four-star hotel, which was recognised in The Sunday Times’ […]

Lessons in collaboration from commercial competitors

Earlier this week, the International Tourism Partnership and the World Travel and Tourism Council announced the ‘Hotel Carbon Measurement Initiative 1.0‘ (HCMI). Essentially a voluntary code that has been co-created with the industry for the corporate marketplace, this introduces a practical approach to calculating and communicating the carbon footprint of hotel stays and meetings in a consistent and transparent way.

Chapter 1: Project Inception

Our free resource, Sustainable Hotel Siting, Design and Construction is a comprehensive guide to sustainable hotel design and construction aimed at those involved in the process of planning or developing new hotels. It will take you every step of the journey from project inception, financing and putting together a team, to designing, architectural considerations, operational […]

Major international hotel companies launch standardised approach to carbon measurement

The International Tourism Partnership (ITP) and the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), in collaboration with 23 leading global hospitality companies, are today launching a methodology to calculate and communicate the carbon footprint of hotel stays and meetings in a consistent and transparent way. The group saw an opportunity to improve how the hotel industry […]

Search is on for inspiring water efficiency projects

Leading domestic appliance manufacturer Bosch and global designer and manufacturer of premium showers and tapware, Methven UK, have joined forces to back the UK Water Efficiency Awards 2012 The UK Water Efficiency Awards is a biannual competition, run by Waterwise and the Environment Agency, to celebrate the achievements of public, private and third sector organisations […]

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