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Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels ltd make sustainable progress.

Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels ltd make sustainable progress.

ITP member Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels (HSH) has published its 2013 annual report including their progress on environmental and sustainability targets. The report has been prepared according to the new G4 Sustainability Reporting Guidelines of the Global Reporting Initiative, and details the company’s environmental, social and financial performance for 2013. HSH is one of the […]

Green Hotelier Talking Point: Making Sustainability Part of the Design

Green Hotelier Talking Point In a new Talking Point Blog Sally Huband, Director of Hotel Stuff Ltd. says there’s a new way to make furniture sustainable. In the busy world of hotels, bars and hospitality in general, moves are afoot towards embracing the ethics that surround all aspects of introducing sustainability into the blueprint of the […]

Rainforest Alliance

The Rainforest Alliance works with major local and international tour operators around the world to promote ecologically and socially responsible best practices for tourism businesses in Latin America. They have a range of toolkits in English and Spanish for Tour Operators, Hotels, Restaurants, Transportation and other businesses.

Can you measure the carbon footprint of your hotel? Free Webinars!

If you were asked to provide the carbon footprint of a business meeting for a corporate client, would you know how to do it? Over 17,000 hotels around the world have adopted the Hotel Carbon Measurement Initiative (HCMI) methodology that allows them to calculate and communicate the carbon footprint of hotel stays and meetings in […]

Youth Career Initiative boost from BHN and HOLA

The International Tourism Partnership’s Youth Career Initiative programme (YCI) has been given a great boost from funding partners Burba Hotel Network (BHN) and the Hotel Opportunities Latin America (HOLA) conference. BHN and HOLA have committed to support the YCI programme via an annual donation for three years. The money will help provide more opportunities for young […]

Dine and Donate with Marriott to help youth unemployment

Throughout May visitors to Marriott hotels in Europe can help tackle the issue of youth unemployment, simply by ordering dinner. All through May, participating Marriott-branded hotels in Europe will donate £1 or €1 (or equivalent) for every lunch and dinner served at participating hotels as part of a Europe-wide ‘You Eat, We Give’ campaign. The promotion is […]

Wyndham: Franchisees ‘Do the Right Thing’ with green initiatives.

Several Wyndham franchisee properties have been profiled in the hotel company’s Champions of Green document. The book showcases the leadership demonstrated by the Wyndham Green Franchisee Advisory Board and other owners around the world, who assist in creating and reviewing Wyndham’s sustainable programmes, in support of their goal to further reduce emissions by 16% by […]

ITP’s Stephen Farrant spreads the word

Members of the International Tourism Partnership have been busy sharing news of our programmes. Here’s a little round-up of recent events and stories. The International Tourism Partnership has been asked to participate at a number of recent events, as well as to share information on some of our programmes. Responsible Business Week began on 31st […]

Green Hotelier Talking Point: Green Champions are no good for your business

Green Hotelier Talking Point It’s tempting when you start down the road to environmental responsibility to put someone in charge of making the hotel more green. But our blogger today thinks Green Champions don’t work. In today’s Talking Point, Ville Valorinta asks, are you simply paying lip service to sustainability? Environmental sustainability is too often considered a […]

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