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Green Lodging Report reveals guests are driving hotels’ sustainability improvements

Green Lodging Report reveals guests are driving hotels’ sustainability improvements

The annual Green Lodging Trends Report is out now and reveals that guests are a major driver for many hotels’ sustainability programmes. The report is based on data from 2,093 hotels in 46 countries and provides industry trends on a range of topics. Conducted by Greenview, the report highlights and summarises responses to 110 survey […]

Green Hotelier to broadcast live from Skift Global Forum

On Tuesday 26th September in New York, the International Tourism Partnership is launching its Vision for 2030 at the Skift Global Forum. The event is a call to action to the hotel industry to unite behind shared issues and work together for sustainable growth and a fairer future for all. Green Hotelier will be present […]

Talking Point: Hotels need to take up the charge

With the continued growth of electric vehicles being purchased, Martin Jones, National Sales Manager, Services & Solutions at Rexel (UK), believes this is a time of significant opportunity for hotel operators. In this Talking Point he outlines why providing an electric vehicle charging solution could be a tangible point of differentiation for hotels looking to […]

ITP and The Mekong Club host hotels modern slavery workshop in Hong Kong

To help the hospitality industry in Hong Kong and Asia better understand the issue of trafficking and what strategies hotels are using to protect their businesses from this threat, the Mekong Club and ITP – the International Tourism Partnership are co-hosting a seminar in Hong Kong. Modern slavery and the hospitality industry: an update will […]

Hotels can adopt seafood supply chain Code of Practice to protect human rights

A new Code of Practice which includes labour rights issues at sea will help hotels check their seafood supply chains. Human Rights at Sea has announced its close involvement in the Steering Group for the development of the Publicly Available Specification (PAS) 1550:2017 which concerns a new voluntary Code of Practice for due diligence and […]

Sustainability leaders work together for practical solutions

EarthCheck’s signature event – Inner Circle – will bring together regional travel and tourism leaders on hospitality’s sustainability issues. Convening at the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore on 11th and 12th of September, Inner Circle is set to challenge tourism industry leaders while sharing practical operational approaches and leading edge science to help address the […]

Talking Point: Bali’s hotels need to act now to protect their water

Julien Goalabre of the Bali Water Protection Programme says the paradise island’s water resources are rapidly disappearing and hotels need to join in efforts to protect this essential resource. BALI – ‘The Islands of the Gods’ is a paradise loved by people worldwide; blessed by a wonderful culture dedicated to arts and spirituality, abundant natural […]

Apply now for the UNWTO Innovation in Tourism Awards

Applications are now open for the 14th edition of the UNWTO Awards for Innovation in Tourism. Since their creation in 2003, the UNWTO Awards for Excellence and Innovation in Tourism are held annually to recognise the work of organisations and individuals around the world that contribute to foster innovation in tourism and build a more […]

How can hotels’ water conservation help the Global Goals?

As World Water Week comes to an end, experts have discussed a number of issues touching this year’s theme of Water and waste: Reduce and reuse. Key to the discussion was how fundamental water is to achieving the United Nations’ Global Goals. As more international hotel groups are aligning their CSR activity with the Goals, […]

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