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How social media is driving sustainability communications

How social media is driving sustainability communications

Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner of Taiga Company, discusses how social media can enhance CSR engagement The path of business sustainability is a journey.  And what makes up a journey?  Experiences.  So too are the experiences shared by your guest at hotel destinations.  How well do your guests understand your sustainability initiatives?  Do they […]

Doing the right thing: Inspira Santa Marta, Lisbon, Portugal

‘Doing the right thing’ is the slogan of Inspira Santa Marta, a 4 star hotel with Green Globe certification. Located in one of Lisbon’s typical neighborhoods, Inspira was designed to be more than a simple hotel. It offers its guests unique and different experiences by relying on Feng Shui principles and combining the latest technologies […]

Marriott joins the Share Breakfast initiative

TownePlace Suites in the US recently partnered with Kellogg’s to provide breakfasts to children in need. TownePlace Suites by Marriott once again joined forces with Kellogg’s to help donate one million breakfasts to children in need across the country for the third annual ‘Share Breakfast’ program. Representing the only hotel brand partnering with Kellogg’s, thousands of […]

Premier Inn announces 500 Apprenticeships for 2013

Premier Inn, the UK’s largest budget hotel operator, owned by Whitbread, earlier this month announced plans to provide 500 ‘Apprenticeships’ this year. The announcement was made at the official opening of Premier Inn’s 650th hotel at Waterloo by Employment Minister, Mark Hoban, MP and Whitbread Chairman, Anthony Habgood. As the UK’s fastest growing hotel chain Premier […]

ITP members named most ethical companies

Three International Tourism Partnership (ITP) members have been named most ethical companies. Every year the research-based Ethisphere Institute, an international think-tank dedicated to the creation, advancement and sharing of best practices in business ethics, corporate social responsibility, anti-corruption and sustainability, publishes the World’s Most Ethical Companies Ranking. Ethisphere provides the only third-party verifications of compliance […]

Creating a conservancy in Kenya

Cottar’s 1920’s Camp goes on a journey to set up a wildlife conservancy in the Maasai Mara The Cottar family has been guiding safaris in the Maasai Mara area of Kenya for close to 100 years. Over time it has become clear that they had to help the Maasai get ownership of their land to […]

Sustain in Private: Private Island Developments in Cambodia

Asia hotel conference addresses several sustainability topics this year The Asia Pacific Hotel Investment Conference (APHIC), will be held at the Dusit Thani Bangkok, on 15-16 May 2013 this year. The Asia Pacific Hotel Investment Conference is part of the global International Hotel Investment Forum (IHIF) series, the world’s longest-running hotel investment forum. The 2013 […]

The Maldives back Whole World Water

Whole World Water announced today that Dr. Mohamed Waheed, President of the Republic of the Maldives, will celebrate World Water Day by signing the Whole World Water Referendum for Clean and Safe Water. The Referendum encourages the hospitality and tourism industry to replace branded bottled water with filtered water sold in recycled, reusable glass bottles, […]

WWF rallies support for Earth Hour

Earth Hour returns for another year of raising awareness asking millions of people around the world to switch off What: One hour of darkness across the globe as hundreds of millions of people switch off for WWF’s Earth Hour.  From New York to Sydney – iconic landmarks and communities all around the world will turn […]

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