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Heathrow Marriott shortlisted for Green Business of the Year

Heathrow Marriott shortlisted for Green Business of the Year

The London Heathrow Marriott has been shortlisted as finalist in the Green Business of the Year category for the West London Business Awards. The awards are the first and only business awards for West London and aim to celebrate business excellence, showcasing the innovation and entrepreneurial character within West London’s remarkable business community. Soma Saha, […]

Inaugural Green Tourism Conference for Green Tourism Business Scheme

The Green Tourism Business Scheme has announced their first ever Green Tourism Conference taking place in Bristol on 8th November. It could be the greenest event you’ll ever attend! The event aims to connect some of the greenest businesses and destinations in the UK with likeminded colleagues and suppliers, and will feature keynote speaker Satish […]

Opinion: Putting Gender on the Agenda

All eyes are currently turning towards World Travel Market next week. Here, Tricia Barnett, director of a new organisation called Equality in Tourism which is presenting at WTM, talks about her belief that by adding gender equality to your existing CR strategy, you can offer added value. “Equality in Tourism is dedicated to ensuring that […]

Hilton Newcastle Gateshead’s lost property initiative helps local cancer charity

A kind-hearted businessman who lost his phone charger in a hotel bedroom while away on business has come up with an idea that will bring thousands of pounds of extra donations to a Newcastle Hospice. Rob Armstrong, director of leading recruitment agency; MTrec Recruitment and Newcastle’s fastest growing taxi firm, LA Taxis, wondered what happened […]

Best Western Hotels in Finland, Poland and The Baltic States slash carbon footprints with Ecompter

Best Western Hotels in Finland, Poland and The Baltic states have slashed their carbon footprints in the last year. Thirty six Best Westerns have been calculating their carbon footprints and working on their sustainable initiatives with the aid of Ecompter which has helped them communicate the results to guests, staff, investors and peers. As a […]

On Anti Slavery Day ITP helps raise awareness of human trafficking in the hospitality industry

Today – 18th October – is Anti-Slavery Day in the UK. This campaigning day was created by an Act of Parliament to raise awareness of modern slavery and to inspire people to eliminate it. Now, International Tourism Partnership is joining the call to end human trafficking. Modern-Day Slavery is the exploitation of human beings for profit and it […]

Ibis making plans in green ink with Eco-Pen

After they became the first hotel in Singapore to implement PLANET 21, the ibis Singapore on Bencoolen began looking for creative ways to lower their impact on the environment. PLANET 21 is the sustainable development programme of global hotel operator Accor. With PLANET 21, the hotel – along with more than 3,500 Accor hotels worldwide […]

Robert F. Kennedy Jnr. joins green leaders to share insights at inaugural conference

By Deirdre Wengen At the first annual Lodging Green and Sustainability Conference, thought leaders, sustainability experts, and hoteliers gathered at the LEED Gold-certified Omni Dallas Hotel in Dallas, Texas, to discuss how the hotel industry can come together to minimise impact on the environment and realise the cost saving benefits of green programmes and practices. […]

The Draycott: Going Green in Chelsea

Leafy Chelsea may be changing to Autumn colours, but The Draycott is really taking it to heart turning their green initiatives into gold. The five star luxury hotel in the heart of Chelsea recently won the gold award for ‘Good Practice Throughout’ at the Green Tourism for London Scheme. Tirelessly working to ensure that they […]

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