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Lux makes Ile des Deux Cocos 100% renewable

Lux makes Ile des Deux Cocos 100% renewable

LUX Resorts & Hotels has implemented 130 solar panels and batteries to fully substitute diesel-based power generation at its Ile des Deux Cocos property, off-grid in South-East Mauritius. Building upon the many eco-friendly initiatives already embedded in LUX’s sustainable vision, this project demonstrates the power of…
Research shows solar energy a good fit for safari lodges

Research shows solar energy a good fit for safari lodges

A recent report from THEnergy-IPS has demonstrated that solar hybrid systems are a good energy solution for safari lodges. Safari lodges are usually located in remote natural landscapes…

Why should hotels invest in efficient properties?

Why should hotels invest in efficient properties?

There’s a need in hotel construction for a move to more efficient buildings – particularly in hotter regions where HVAC energy demands can be high, but need to…

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

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…

World’s Greenest Hotels of 2017 revealed in Green Hotelier Awards

World’s Greenest Hotels of 2017 revealed in Green Hotelier Awards

The 2017 Green Hotelier Awards have named the world’s most eco-friendly and sustainable hotels as part of Responsible Business Week. The annual Awards invite applications from hotels of…

Serena Hotels find unique use for waste water in Kenyan national park

Serena Hotels find unique use for waste water in Kenyan national park

A safari lodge in Kenya has found a unique way to put its waste water to good use for…

Hotels work with stakeholders for the environment

Hotels work with stakeholders for the environment

Highlighting some of the ways stakeholders can positively influence hotels’ roles as responsible businesses, Serena Hotels worked with a…

LUX offsetting guest stays through solar power project

LUX offsetting guest stays through solar power project

LUX* Resorts & Hotels is offsetting the carbon footprint of some guests’ stays by funding a solar PV field…

Safari Lodge creates opportunities for Maasai people

Safari Lodge creates opportunities for Maasai people

Serena Hotels Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge has been working with local people to create opportunities for the Masaai tribe.…

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