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Fran Hughes appointed Director of ITP

Fran Hughes appointed Director of ITP

ITP (the International Tourism Partnership) is delighted to announce that, following an extensive search and interview process (including with Wolfgang M. Neumann, Chairman of ITP’s Governing Council), Fran Hughes has been appointed ITP Director, with effect from 1st October 2015. Confirming the appointment, Business in the Community’s Director of Environment and Market Solutions Stephen Farrant […]

TUI wants 10m people to take a sustainable holiday

The TUI Group has launched its new sustainability strategy and goals for 2020. The ambitious 2020 strategy called Better Holidays, Better World is built around three core pillars to help shape the future of sustainable tourism and TUI, owners of Thomson and First Choice, have pledged to deliver 10 million ‘greener and fairer’ holidays per […]

Green Hotelier Award winner listed for PEA Awards

The PEA Awards shortlist has been announced and includes the Black Sheep Inn, winner of the Green Hotelier Award 2015 for the Americas. The P.E.A. (People. Environment. Achievement.) Awards honour individuals who are taking matters into their own hands and flying the flag for sustainability. The awards recognise green heroes rather than the corporate missions […]

Green hotels shortlisted for Mr&Mrs Smith Eco Award

Travel website Mr and Mrs Smith invites votes for the Eco Award. For the third year running, Mr and Mrs Smith is including the Eco Award in the website’s boutique hotel awards, and public voting is now open. Proving once again that luxury and sustainability can go hand in hand, the Mr and Mrs Smith […]

Radisson Blu invites guests to ‘give a breakfast’

Continuing their charitable fundraising in Carlson Rezidor’s Responsible Business Action Month, Radisson Blu hotels have re-launched their guest-pleasing Super Breakfast, and invite guests to support the World Childhood Foundation. Launching the Buy a Breakfast, Give a Breakfast initiative which will run throughout September, Philip Mahoney, Vice President Food & Drink at the Rezidor Hotel Group […]

Winners of HICAP sustainable awards announced

The winners of the HICAP 2015 Sustainable Hotel Awards 2015 have been announced, with winners ranging from a less than ten room boutique hotel to a Starwood 188 room property. The winners were announced by co-hosts and organisers of the annual Hotel Investment Conference Asia Pacific (HICAP); Burba Hotel Network (BHN), Horwath HTL, and Stiles […]

Heathrow Park Inn has kicked off their Responsible Business Action Month by unveiling an art work created by young people from the area. Add Colour to Lives is a responsible business project from Park Inn by Radisson hotels, focusing on helping at risk young people. The project launched in hotels across Europe, the Middle East […]

Hotels wanted for new Cornell benchmarking study

Hotels are being asked to participate in the third annual industry study of sustainability performance benchmarking of energy, water, and carbon emissions. Last year eleven hotel companies – including Hilton, Hyatt, IHG, Mandarin Oriental, Marriott, and Wyndham – supported the study with over 4,750 hotels globally. This year’s study will expand its global locations and […]

AccorHotels makes COP carbon commitment

AccorHotels has pledged to offset the carbon footprint of all overnight hotel stays in Ile-de-France for the duration of COP 21 – including those in hotels not owned by the group. The hotel group is an official partner of the 21st International Conference on Climate Change. As well as offsetting all COP21 guests’ carbon footprints, […]

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