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Talking Point: Can your hotel save the earth?

Talking Point: Can your hotel save the earth?

In this feisty Talking Point blog, D. Michael Shafer, Harvard PhD plus Founder and Director of the Warm Heart Foundation asks why aren’t hotels doing more to stop climate change. Never considered the possibility that your hotel could help save the earth? As the hospitality industry becomes a larger part of the global economy, it […]

Hotels will mark Earth Hour and save energy

Hotels around the world will once again be highlighting the need to be more energy sustainable whilst offering guests a romantic evening to mark Earth Hour in March. Hotels and restaurants across the UK will plunge guests into candlelight when they offer the chance to join the largest global celebration of the planet at 8.30pm […]

Talking Point: Hotels can help people reconnect with food

People need to reconnect with their food and hotels can play a part via sustainable purchasing according to Professor Chris Elliott, professor of food safety and founder of the Institute for Global Food Security at Queen’s University Belfast. When thinking about sustainable purchasing for food, I would urge hoteliers to consider these three questions: Does […]

UK hotels set for energy conference

The UK’s first ever energy-saving conference – Hotel Energy 17 – is set to take place on 11th May. Fran Hughes, director of ITP the International Tourism Partnership is chairing the event. Taking place in Birmingham, Hotel Energy 17 is organised by energy management expert Vilnis Vesma in consultation with a panel from the hotel […]

MGM works to combat human trafficking

MGM China has been working to combat human trafficking. MGM has provided detailed training on the issue to all senior management, provided by the Human Trafficking Deterrent Measures Concern Committee, to understand the important initiatives underway in the Macau community to drive prevention and awareness. Additionally, as frontline employees of any potential case, all security […]

Radisson Blu Frankfurt trials low carbon energy tech

The Radisson Blu Frankfurt is becoming a low carbon hotel that will generate its own energy. In partnership with the energy company E.ON, the hotel is setting new standards for sustainability in the industry via a recently installed fuel cell. The fuel cell offers a huge advantage over conventional power generation systems as they generate […]

Wyndham reveals responsible business successes in CSR report

Wyndham Worldwide launched the 2015-2016 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report in January, detailing progress in their philanthropy, environmental sustainability, human rights and ethics, diversity and inclusion, and associate wellness programmes. The company works with the International Tourism Partnership, collaborating with the other thirteen member global hotel groups to drive sustainable action in the industry. Within […]