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North American green hotels gather under one roof

North American green hotels gather under one roof

More hotels in Canada and North America are measuring – and reducing – their carbon footprints with HCMI. Experience tells us that when hotels come together their collective force for change is more powerful than when they act alone, so Green Hotelier loves stories that re-visit our theme this month – hotels working together for […]

Kuoni Water Management Manual for Hotels

This book is designed to help hotels and tourism businesses that are interested in meeting consumer expectations and in contributing to a more sustainable tourism by committing to improved water management practices. This manual aims to provide an introduction to the business skills required to measure, monitor, manage and reduce water consumption in hotels in […]

Thai hotels are Kuoni Water Champions

Eleven Kuoni partner hotels have been recognised with the Kuoni Water Champion Award for implementing a sound sustainable water management system. One hotel in Phuket saved 35 trucks delivering fresh water on a monthly basis. Other hotels in Bangkok and Phuket participating in the water programme have saved from 600 to 6000 cubic metres of […]

Hotels as Change Agents in 2030 Districts

In today’s Talking Point Joyce Lee and Megan Saunders describe how US hotels can be part of the 2030 Districts Project and help to create more sustainable cities. What are 2030 Districts? 2030 Districts are private-public partnerships that bring property owners, managers and developers together with local governments, businesses, and community stakeholders to provide a business model […]

Green Awards Round-Up

Awards season has seen a host of hotels around the world receiving recognition for their sustainability and responsible business initiatives. Here’s the low down on who won what. NH at the Worldwide Hospitality Awards NH Hotel Group won the Grand Prix 2015 as the best international hotel chain at the Worldwide Hospitality Awards. The prize, […]

New report reveals commitment to 50% carbon reduction for tourism companies

A new report published by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) reveals that many of the world’s biggest Travel & Tourism companies are on course to cut CO2 emissions by 50% by 2035. “Travel & Tourism 2015; Connecting Global Climate Action” shows members of the industry have generally improved their carbon efficiency by 20% […]

World Responsible Tourism winners announced

The winners of the 2015 World Responsible Tourism Awards have been announced today. ITP member Soneva Fushi is among those tourism companies selected for their outstanding approach to sustainability and responsibility at destinations. The overall winner is an eco-resort on the Indonesian Island of Bintan; Loola Adventure Resort. The awards ceremony took place at World […]