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Green Hotelier Talking Point: Diversity also means disability

Green Hotelier Talking Point: Diversity also means disability

Green Hotelier Talking Point: Diversity and Responsible Business In a guest blog post, Arnold Fewell, Managing Director of AVF Marketing says hotels may pride themselves on good diversity practices, but does that include looking out for disabled staff and guests? An estimated 386 million of the world’s working-age people have some kind of disability according to the […]

Hoteliers getting cosy with biomass offers could be leaving themselves in the cold

Green Hotelier Talking Point: Guest Blog Biomass boilers are the current hot topic for hoteliers looking for greener energy, but today’s Talking Point blog from Adrian Wright CEO of Happy Energy asks, are the free boiler offers too good to be true? We’re all looking for greater energy efficiency and more sustainable fuel options, but […]

Back to back hotel summits offer opportunities in the Caribbean and Latin America

Two upcoming hotel events will offer networking and learning opportunities for hoteliers keen to learn about opportunities in the Caribbean and Latin America. First is Caribbean Hotel & Resort Investment Summit (CHRIS) at the JW Marriott Hotel Marquis Miami Florida on April 28th – 29th. Organisers BHN say the Caribbean Hotel & Resort Investment Summit […]

ITP welcomes new member The Soneva Group

At their Governing Council meeting in Berlin on 5th March 2014, the International Tourism Partnership was pleased to welcome its newest member – The Soneva Group. Based in the Maldives and Thailand, Soneva began life in 1995 when Eva and Sonu Shivdasani built Soneva Fushi – as well as their home – on the deserted […]

ITP helps kick off Responsible Business Week 2014

The International Tourism Partnership is bringing together speakers from several of its member companies to discuss how collaboration with competitors can reap rewards – particularly in sustainability. Helping to kick off Business in the Community’s Responsible Business Week, the online debate at 12.00pm on Monday 31st March will bring together Michelle Naggar, Director, Global Citizenship, […]

UNWTO Accessible Travel for All Manual

Free Accessible Tourism Manual One of the most significant outcomes of a major collaboration framework between UNWTO and disabled people’s organizations (DPOs), particularly the Spanish ONCE Foundation for the Cooperation and Social Inclusion of People with Disabilities, the European Network for Accessible Tourism (ENAT), and the Spanish ACS Foundation, are the Manuals on Accessible Tourism […]

Green Hotelier Talking Point: Guest Blog In a guest blog post, Harold Goodwin, Chair of the International Tourism Partnership’s Advisory Panel and Professor of Responsible Tourism at Manchester Metropolitan University argues tomorrow’s hotel managers lack sustainability training. We want to hear your thoughts: Are the educators of tomorrow’s managers failing to provide them with the […]

TripAdvisor GreenLeaders launches in Europe to showcase eco-friendly hotels

TripAdvisor®, the world’s largest travel website, is extending its successful GreenLeaders™ programme into Europe for the first time. The programme was developed in consultation with the International Tourism Partnership, the Carbon Trust, the UK Green Building Council, and the United Nations Environment Programme. GreenLeaders aims to help travellers around the world plan greener trips by […]

Green Hotelier Talking Point: Diversity and Responsible Businesses. Continuing our Talking Point theme asking how can the tourism industry be more responsible and encourage greater diversity, our next guest post comes from ITP’s Emili Budell. She says women need support to create strong careers in the industry. In a 2013 report on women and employment in […]

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