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Free Modern Slavery Risk Webinar

Front Group are hosting a free, live webinar for companies who need to learn how to identify modern slavery risk in their supply chain. With the UK Modern Slavery Act continuing to transform corporate supply chains, new risk areas are emerging. The government is considering enforcement of anti-slavery efforts, so ensuring your company is well […]

Talking Point: Does the circular economy work in the bathroom?

Hoteliers need to be examining ways they can embrace the circular economy but that can particularly be an issue in the bathroom. Martin Charter MBA FRSA, Founding Director of The Centre for Sustainable Design at the University for the Creative Arts (UCA) and current Professor of Innovation & Sustainability at UCA has brought his expertise […]

UNWTO encourages guests to ‘Travel.Enjoy.Respect’ on run-up to World Tourism Day

Encouraging guests to play their part in a more sustainable tourism is key for hotels which hope to consistently improve their environmental performance. So hotels can get behind the UNWTO’s launch of their consumer-oriented campaign Travel.Enjoy.Respect. As part of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, and on the run-up to World Tourism Day, […]

Talking Point: Why now’s the time to shout louder about sustainability initiatives

In the Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, when awareness is raising of the travel & tourism sector’s capacity for both sustainable growth and wider socio-economic impacts, and travellers are realising their own responsibilities, Holly Tuppen of Bouteco explains why now is the perfect time for hotels to get loud and proud about their sustainability […]

Talking Point: Shop around for food waste solutions and get greener

Food preparation and service will always result in an element of food waste, but this blog by Amur energy shows us the hotel industry has an opportunity to benefit the environment – and reduce costs – by driving change. Nobody likes waste, but no matter how frugal restaurants try to be with ordering, there will […]

Bankside Hilton bonds with Bamboo Bicycles

The Hilton London Bankside has created a special partnership that boosts local business, builds team engagement and benefits guest health. The hotel has launched a fleet of bicycles for guest use, with a twist. In a partnership with local business, Bamboo Bicycle Club, the hotel now offers guests use of six custom-built unique bamboo bicycles, […]

Talking Point: Can heating systems save CO2?

Heating a hotel to suit everyone’s preferences, to respond to unpredictable weather, and to meet budgets and green credentials can be a costly and complicated task. Darren McMahon, marketing director at Viessmann, offers insights, examples and advice on installing and maintaining a reliable heating system. According to the Carbon Trust, annual energy costs in the […]

NH Hotel Group aligning CSR with the Global Goals

NH Hotels is the latest global hotel group to align its CSR reporting and activities with the United Nations’ SDGs. The move is revealed in the company’s 2016 Annual Report which includes details of the group’s commitments to responsible business and their ongoing activities which benefit the environment and society. The report says: “NH Hotel […]

QHotels grows youth mentoring programme

QHotels in the UK is rolling out a new mentoring programme this summer for apprentices and graduates taking their first steps into the hospitality industry. The group already operates a mentoring programme as part of its successful Foundation Degree Management Trainee Programme. This is now being extended to incorporate apprentices and graduates, as well as […]