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Green Hotelier is the home of news, resources, expert commentary and information regarding green hotels throughout the world. Commentary, advice and practical solutions can be browsed thematically or by destination. In our resources section you will find know how articles, tools and publication suggestions. For sustainable best practice browse our interviews with industry leaders and hotel […]

International Tourism Partnership

The International Tourism Partnership (ITP) brings together the world’s leading international hotel companies to provide a voice for environmental and social responsibility in the industry. We work to demonstrate in a very practical way that environmental and social responsibility makes good business sense. ITP does this by highlighting best practice, offering a range of practical […]

Mr & Mrs Smith celebrate eco hotels through awards

People often say sustainability and luxury can’t go hand and hand but here at Green Hotelier we know better than most that this simply isn’t true. And, what better way to prove so than when champions of indulgence Mr & Mrs Smith decide to include an eco category in their awards. Twenty hotels have been shortlisted for the award, […]

International Tourism Partnership members recycle 452,020 kg of soap in 2013

Amenities are becoming an increasingly debated topic in hotels around the globe and we’ve been talking to some key players to find out what they’re doing about it. What’s the most sustainable yet guest-friendly option? Can soap dispensers work in luxury hotels? Is recycling soap and plastic enough? Read on to find out… Recycling Soap […]

HICAP announce 2014 sustainability award winners

The 25th annual HICAP will be held 15-17 October 2014 at the InterContinental Hong Kong, and ITP’s Stephen Farrant will be attending and presenting one of the awards. Burba Hotel Network (BHN), Horwath HTL and Stiles Capital Events who co-host the annual Hotel Investment Conference Asia Pacific have announced the winners of the HICAP 2014 […]

Talking Point: WRAP’s Charlotte Henderson urges hoteliers to monitor food waste

For our final Talking Point article for this month, we talk to WRAP’s Charlotte Henderson, who urges hoteliers to monitor their food waste or risk throwing too much of their profits in the bin. Would you pay your energy bill with an open cheque book without trying to manage how much you are using? No, of course […]

IHG Get Racing for Shelter in a Storm

InterContinental Hotels Group employees from over 60 countries around the world are beginning a week-long global awareness and fundraising event in aid of IHG Shelter In a Storm, the company’s disaster relief programme and one of its three core corporate responsibility initiatives. Every year, ITP and BITC member company IHG holds its Race Around the […]

Celebrate World Tourism Day 2014

On 27th September World Tourism Day will unite the travel and tourism industry behind the theme ‘Tourism and Community Development’. This year’s theme will provide the industry with a platform to focus on the ability of tourism to empower people and provide them with skills to achieve change in their local communities. The theme is timed to contribute […]

Benchmarking with EarthCheck: Taj Hotels Group

In 2014 nine hotel properties in the Taj Hotels Group achieved Gold Certification in EarthCheck. We recently spoke with Corporate Sustainability Manager and Director Foram Nagori and Vasant Ayyappan about how this fits into their overall sustainability strategy. Under the aegis of its EARTH (Environmental Awareness & Renewal at Taj Hotels) vision and Tata values, Taj […]

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