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YCI – How hotels can change lives

YCI – How hotels can change lives

The Youth Career Initiative is a proven programme that helps hotels meet the need for skilled young people to recruit whilst also helping some of the most disadvantaged young people in their neighbouring communities. Here’s why it works. YCI is a transformational programme that works to bridge the gap between a lack of skilled and […]

Talking Point – Young lives should matter to hoteliers

ITP’s Youth Career Initiative programme has been running for many years now and continues to grow from strength to strength. With funding from key partners underpinning its success and helping it to grow, the programme has now been recognised by the WTTC and is a finalist in the people category of the Tourism for Tomorrow […]

Talking Point: Can hoteliers help combat the negative effects of increased flights?

Mathew Jackson Roberts of CP Renewables suggests that hotels can boost responsible tourism and mitigate air travel by reducing their own carbon emissions. December saw over 190 countries come together in Paris to discuss the global initiative on climate change; a phenomenon that 97% of scientists accept is a direct result of modern human activity. […]

Series of webinars from WaterSense and Energy Star

WaterSense® is teaming up with ENERGY STAR® to host a new webinar series in the United States on water and energy efficiency for commercial and institutional facilities. Each webinar features content from WaterSense at Work and ENERGY STAR resources that can help organisations save water, energy, and money in different areas of their facilities. The […]

Sustainable and Accessible Tourism Event

The European Commission is holding a conference on ‘Managing and promoting sustainable and accessible tourism destinations’. At the event sustainability and accessibility will be presented as complementary strategies to successfully manage and promote tourism destinations. This is a joint event combining a conference on the European Tourism Indicators System (ETIS) and a workshop on accessible […]

Talking Point: Hotels and the open water market

In the UK, water provision to companies is about to become a free market. Here, Claire Yeates, Director at Waterscan says the move could help hotels but only if they really understand how they’re using – or losing – their water. When it comes to utilities, water is often the poor relation to gas and […]

hub by Premier Inn: sustainable design in the city centre

Although it had been open just a few months when Green Hotelier closed the 2015 Awards, we had to give hub by Premier Inn at Covent Garden a special mention because not only had the design set out to be one of the most sustainable around, the entire building and refit process was conducted with […]

Hotel youth employability programme is Tourism for Tomorrow finalist

A global programme that works with hotels to provide training for disadvantaged young people has been shortlisted in the WTTC Tourism for Tomorrow Awards. YCI (the Youth Career Initiative) is a programme of ITP (the International Tourism Partnership) and has been selected as a finalist in WTTC’s Tourism for Tomorrow (T4T) awards in the People […]

Free webinar: Track your hotel carbon footprint

Hoteliers, tourists and business travellers can learn how to track the carbon footprint of their hotel stays with a new free webinar. The Hotel Footprinting Tool http://www.hotelfootprints.org/ launched last year and is a free online tool which enables users to search the range of carbon footprints for hotels worldwide, and create reports of the carbon […]

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