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Cotton in the supply chain: not always a fluffy commodity

Cotton in the supply chain: not always a fluffy commodity

Green Hotelier Talking Point: Fair Trade and Sustainable Supply Chains. Concluding our February Talking Point theme on sustainability in supply chains, the team at Better Cotton wonder if you know how sustainable this common commodity is in your supply chain? If there is one commodity that hotels use a lot of, it’s cotton. From bed […]

British Hospitality and Tourism Summit

Industry leaders from hospitality and tourism across the influential fields of government, media, hoteliers and business recently met in an inspiring and future focused advisory board event. The issues proposed and debated, mixed in with a little creative thinking helped to shape the four key elements for this year’s British Hospitality & Tourism Summit agenda: 1, […]

Hilton Concord San Francisco nose ahead in the sustainability competition

The Hilton Concord San Francisco has invested to implement an array of sustainability initiatives in a bid to significantly reduce their environmental footprint while achieving increased net cash flow. The hotel, located in the suburban community of Concord in the East Bay of San Francisco, is owned and operated by Interstate Hotels & Resorts. Their […]

Educating customers about sustainability in supply chains

Green Hotelier Talking Point: Fair Trade and Sustainable Supply Chains. As Fairtrade Fortnight gets under way we continue our Talking Point theme on sustainability in supply chains. Here Ronald Sanabria, Sustainable Tourism Vice President of the Rainforest Alliance says hotels need to educate guests on the benefits of sustainable products. Ask a sommelier about the origins of […]

Green Hotelier Talking Point: Supply Chain Deforestation Risk

Green Hotelier Talking Point: Fair Trade and Sustainable Supply Chains. Continuing our Talking Point theme exploring supply chains, ITP’s Fran Hughes looks at the challenges of reporting on a high but hidden risk; deforestation. Launched in 2009, the CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project) forests disclosure programme acts on behalf of investors to collect information from companies […]

LUX* Resorts Adopt HCMI

LUX Resorts has adopted the International Tourism Partnership’s Hotel Carbon Management Initiative (HCMI) protocol as an integral part of their Carbon Measurement and Mitigation strategy. For LUX Resorts – a collection of premium resorts on islands across the Indian Ocean – sustainability is top of their agenda. A comprehensive environmental policy governs their green commitment. […]

Fresh fruit, fresh veg, fresh thinking: local supply in Fethiye

Green Hotelier Talking Point: Fair Trade and Sustainable Supply Chains. Continuing our Talking Point for February about sustainability in supply chains linking to Fairtrade Fortnight, Wendy Moore Destination Programmes Manager for the Travel Foundation describes the impact of their Taste of Fethiye initiative in Turkey. The Travel Foundation’s Taste of Fethiye project in Turkey tackles one […]

The Travel Foundation Greener Accommodations Toolkit

Free Greener Accommodations Toolkit The Travel Foundation is a UK based independent charity working with the travel industry towards a sustainable future. Its Greener Accommodations Toolkit  is a set of easy step by step guides to for a hotel getting started in sustainability or wanting to work towards certification. Each section guides the hotelier through […]

Managing Environmental & Social Issues in the Accommodation Sector

A Practical Guide to Good Practice By The Center for Environmental Leadership in Business Hoteliers around the world recognize that responsible environmental and social practices translate into benefits for business, the environment and the global community. From providing cost savings and reputation benefits to ensuring the long-term appeal of a destination to travellers, good environmental […]

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