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Brazil World Cup tourism – negative or positive impact?

Brazil World Cup tourism – negative or positive impact?

Green Hotelier Talking Point Continuing our Talking Point looking at negative and positive impacts of tourism, we’re turning our attention to next month’s World Cup. In a series of features over the next month we investigate ways hoteliers can maximise on this global event and ensure a net positive outcome for the country and its […]

Hilton Worldwide promoting hospitality careers to young people

  In a bid to address the on-going issue of global rising youth unemployment, Hilton Worldwide hotels and corporate offices around the world have been working hard in May to promote the wide range of career opportunities available within the dynamic hospitality industry to young people. Careers@Hilton Live: Youth in Hospitality Month is Hilton Worldwide’s […]

Talking Point: Tourism net impact. Can you change it?

Green Hotelier Talking Point Green Hotelier’s Talking Point for May looks at negative and positive impacts of tourism. Here, Mike Read asks how can guests improve their net impact during their travels, and he thinks he’s found the solution. How can a tourist decide which holiday has the greatest net positive or negative impact: three […]

How Caesar’s went sustainable on Showtime

When you think of sustainable hospitality, Caesar’s in Vegas might not be top of your list, but a new TV show sees them going all out to improve their sustainable credentials. This Monday 26th May on US channel Showtime, the next Years of Living Dangerously episode shows what happens when the EDF Climate Corps’ Scott […]

Carlson Rezidor names Think Planet winner for 2013

The Radisson Blu Hotel, Leeds has been awarded the Rezidor ‘Think Planet’ Award for 2013. The hotel based in Leeds UK battled it out against the entire Carlson Rezidor EMEA portfolio of over 430 hotels to win the award. The Think Planet Award recognises the hotel within the Group which achieves the highest energy savings […]

How can destinations help minimise tourism impacts?

Green Hotelier Talking Point Our Talking Point for May investigates positive and negative impacts of tourism – particularly on the lead up to the World Cup next month. Sarah Bareham at responsibletravel.com believes tourists are increasingly looking for immersive experiences that broaden horizons and explore cultures, but how can hotels, operators and tourists themselves ensure […]

Rezidor Hotel Group Named One of the World’s Most Ethical Companies

International Tourism Partnership member the Rezidor Hotel Group has been awarded the accolade of a 2014 World’s Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere. This is the fifth year running that Rezidor has achieved the title, and it reflects their continued commitment to the three pillars of their responsible business programme; Think People, Think Together and Think […]

Interview with IHG’s Hakan Ozkasikci – Guest Speaker at IPD MEA Summit

Starting Sunday is Infrastructure & Property Development MEA Summit on 18-19 May, 2014 at the Park Hyatt Dubai. The event aims to unite the leading regional property developers and infrastructure authorities with the most renowned world class project consultants. Included on the agenda is: • Economy Watch- Reviewing the sustainability of the regional economy to […]

ITC Hotels sustains its sustainability credentials

  ITC Hotels group is continuing its push to deliver sustainable initiatives in the hospitality industry in India. Their efforts have been rewarded with ITC Maurya being named ‘Best Eco Friendly Hotel’ in the National Tourism Awards. ITC Maurya, Delhi has been awarded the ‘Best Eco Friendly Hotel’ at the prestigious National Tourism Awards, hosted […]

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