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Work inclusion means challenging employers’ perspectives

Work inclusion means challenging employers’ perspectives

Green Hotelier Talking Point: Employment Opportunities and Work Inclusion. Continuing this month’s Talking Point, we approached a charity that knows all about finding employment within hospitality settings for some of the hardest people to employ. By Chris Moore, chief executive of The Clink Charity. The Clink Charity, whilst providing training and employment opportunities for ex-offenders […]

Employ to include, a perfect New Year’s resolution!

Green Hotelier Talking Point: Employment Opportunities and Work Inclusion. Every month this year, Green Hotelier will be hosting a monthly Talking Point. We want to focus on one key issue that affects sustainability in the hospitality industry and get people talking, debating and sharing their ideas. This month our issue is employment opportunities and work […]

ITP Members at Davos: “We will help reshape the world”

Green Hotelier Talking Point: Employment Opportunities and Work Inclusion. International Tourism Partnership (ITP) members Hilton Worldwide and Marriott have pledged to help ‘reshape the world’ with more inclusive employment opportunities for young people. Lack of information, misjudgement and preconception are the biggest barriers preventing young people from connecting to careers. Meeting at the World Economic […]

Water Management Manual for Hotels

By Kuoni This book was created by the global travel and destination management services company Kuoni to help hotels and tourism businesses improve water management practices. The manual aims to provide an introduction to the business skills required to measure, monitor, manage and reduce water consumption in hotels in order to have a more cost […]

Whitbread scores a UK sustainability first.

Whitbread have become the first UK business – and one of only three globally – to be certified by The Carbon Trust for their efforts in carbon, water and now waste. ITP and BITC member Whitbread PLC hosted a visit by a local MP at their Premier Inn Bodmin, to showcase the work they’ve undertaken […]

Biomass Boost: Even BnBs can feel the burn

Luxury Exeter bed and breakfast Larkbeare Grange is on the road to 100% sustainability thanks to a new biomass boiler. The state-of-the-art boiler is boosting the BnB’s green credentials as well as bringing £6k in benefits per year. It means Larkbeare Grange near Exeter is well on its way to becoming completely self-sufficient in terms […]

International Tourism Partnership issues guidelines for scrutiny of recruitment agencies

The International Tourism Partnership has issued guidelines for the scrutiny of recruitment agencies. Human trafficking remains a very real issue throughout the world, and no matter where they’re located or how big their profile, hotels are at high risk of involvement, however unwittingly. The International Tourism Partnership (ITP) represents many leading international hotel companies that […]

Engage staff to build loyalty and help your local community

Of all global employers, hotels are uniquely placed to really give back to the communities in which they operate. Many are located in unique, rural or undeveloped communities where local people often rely on old traditions and a small trading base within a highly localised micro-economy. At the same time, the hotels – unlike many […]

Green Hotelier interviews the winners of the Cornell Student Sustainability Competition

Two students from Ithaca New York have designed a simple solution that helps hotels reduce waste and donate to charities at the same time. Lilia Karimi and Quinn Cox who are students at the Cornell School of Hotel Administration (SHA) came up with The Giving Bag; a product that aims to save hotels money on […]

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