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Waldorf Hilton helping young people gain life skills

Waldorf Hilton helping young people gain life skills

The Waldorf Hilton hotel, London UK, has announced a partnership with the charity Theatre Royal Haymarket – Masterclass Trust, which gives young people an opportunity to develop business and life skills. Devoted to using theatre as a platform to build confidence, strengthen self-esteem and nurture creativity, the charity was set up by the Theatre Royal […]

Talking Point: Could your kitchen FOG boost the circular economy?

In today’s Talking Point blog, Michelle Ringland, head of marketing at drainage specialist Lanes Group wonders whether hotels can find a FOG solution that’s also eco friendly. Restaurant kitchens face continuous drainage problems, so hotels need to be more aware of how they dispose of their fats, oils and greases. Every year, drainage firms are […]

Marriott Foundation’s CHEI wins Tourism for Tomorrow People Award

The China Hospitality Education Initiative (CHEI), run by the J. Willard and Alice S. Marriot Foundation, was named winner of the World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) Tourism for Tomorrow People Award. The winners collected their award at a ceremony for the 13th Awards held during WTTC’s Global Summit in Bangkok on 27 April 2017. […]

Scottish hostel’s green business benefits

A luxury Scottish hostel is demonstrating that being green isn’t just helping the environment, it also derives a range of business benefits from its eco-friendly measures. Located in Perthshire, Jessie Mac’s has implemented a series of environmental practices that are not only cost-effective to introduce but have also benefited their bottom line. Since opening the […]

Radisson Blu wins IMEX Sustainability Award

Blu Planet, the responsible business programme of Radisson Blu hotels has been named winner of the 2017 IMEX-GMIC Innovation in Sustainability Award. The IMEX-GMIC award celebrates inspiring brands that drive sustainability forward through innovation, collaboration and idea sharing. The IMEX Awards programme was developed to recognise individuals and companies who have made outstanding contributions to […]

Talking Point: Can you take your green credentials outside?

Warmer days encourage customers and guests to eat and relax al fresco, but many outdoor living purchases may see your green credentials vanish into thin air. Simon Tappenden, director at Ovation Commercial Services, has some tips for an environmentally friendly patio or deck. Being a green hotelier is often easier to achieve indoors than out, […]

Whitbread commits to 100% renewable energy

Whitbread, the UK’s largest hospitality company, has switched its entire energy demand to renewable sources. The company which is a member of the International Tourism Partnership and is therefore working with other global hotel companies to improve performance on carbon footprints, has begun powering its entire UK operations from 100% renewable sources. From 1st April […]

Call for entries to HICAP Sustainable Hotel Awards

Asia Pacific’s greenest hotels are invited to apply for the HICAP Sustainable Hotel Awards. The annual HICAP Sustainable Hotel Awards were launched in 2007 and are designed to recognize hotels in the Asia Pacific region creating innovative new methods, strategies and technologies to face today’s sustainable development challenges, while providing tangible examples of sustainable best […]

Safari lodge’s poverty reduction scheme takes silver at African Responsible Tourism Awards

Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge took the Silver in the ‘Best Partnership for Poverty Reduction’ category awarded at World Travel Market Africa. The Silver Award was in recognition of Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge’s key role together with its partners, International Labour Organisation, Africa Pro-Poor Tourism Development Centre, and Tech for Trade that has given a new […]

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