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Hotels can help employ disabled people through their supply chains

Hotels can help employ disabled people through their supply chains

In our latest Talking Point blog, Chief Executive of CLARITY Jeremy Robinson explains how hotels like the Savoy are helping provide accessible work for people with a range of disabilities. CLARITY was established over 160 years ago, back in 1854, with the aim to enable blind people with the means to independence through employment. We […]

Cape Town Radisson hotel leads the way in accessible employment

The Park Inn by Radisson Cape Town Newlands is leading the way when it comes to employing people with hearing disabilities. Recognised this year by the Guardian Responsible Business Awards in the Inclusion and Diversity category, the hotel triumphed for employing around 30% deaf and hearing impaired colleagues across all departments. When they won the […]

Free webinar: Communicating Sustainability

Want to tell your hotel’s sustainability story but not sure how? Many of Green Hotelier’s readers are working hard to be more sustainable operationally across their departments, but some are unsure whether or how to communicate their activities. Do guests want to hear about your recycling efforts? Are business clients interested in your community outreach […]

Booking accessible rooms, a missed opportunity?

The ‘accessible’ travel market has been called the largest last consumer niche in the industry with a market share worth billions. But James Price, founder of the Access All Rooms website wonders whether hotels are missing a trick. The American disabled travel market is worth over $13 billion – that’s just disabled people spending money […]

HICAP Sustainable Hotel Awards now open

Burba Hotel Network (BHN), HorwathHTL, and Stiles Capital Events, co-hosts and organisers of the annual Hotel Investment Conference Asia Pacific (HICAP) have announced that entries for the HICAP 2015 Sustainable Hotel Awards are now being accepted. The HICAP Sustainable Hotel Awards were launched in 2007 with the aim of recognising hotel operators and developers in […]

Greener Meetings in Asia Pacific with Hilton Worldwide’s Clean Air Program

Hilton Worldwide have announced that it will reduce the environmental impact of meetings and events held at more than 90 hotels and resorts in Asia  Pacific through an expanded carbon emissions solution, the Clean Air Program. Meeting planners and delegates can now play their part in reducing carbon emissions and deliver more sustainable experiences to […]

Is sustainable hospitality a viable business investment for hotels?

Hoteliers attending the upcoming CEE & CIS conference can access the expertise of Arturo Cuenllas to learn how they can build sustainability into their developments and operations, as well as sharing best practice with some hospitality leaders. With technology and innovation advancing the standards of sustainability, it is now easier than ever to make those […]

Talking Point: Ilunion Hotels and their accessibility focused business model

  For this month’s theme we talk to Tourism for Tomorrow ‘People Award’ winner Ilunion Hotels, about how and why they champion accessibility throughout their hotels in Spain. Ilunion Hotels was formed with a double objective; on the one hand to be a profitable, sustainable company, and on the other to incorporate within the workforce people with some […]

9 days left to enter Considerate Hotelier Awards

Considerate Hoteliers (CH) has great pleasure in announcing the launch of the ‘Considerate Hotel of the Year Awards 2015’ – once again supported by Berendsen, Aslotel & EcoPureWater with the eventual winners being announced at an Awards Gala event at the Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park London on July 3rd 2015. Entry is free and open […]

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