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InterContinental Sydney: a 30 year sustainability journey

The InterContinental Sydney was winner of the Green Hotelier Awards 2016 in Asia Pacific. Their journey has taken 30 years of building sustainability in at every level and at every opportunity. There’s lots for hoteliers to learn from, so Green Hotelier asked them to tell us their story. Surprisingly, that story is intricately tied to […]

Inspira Santa Marta: dedicated to sustainability

Inspira Santa Marta Hotel was named Highly Commended in Europe in our 2016 Green Hotelier Awards. The property opened its doors for the first time in 2010 and even before it opened assumed a commitment: offering guests different and unique experiences and premium services, whilst respecting the environment, raising awareness of social responsibility issues and […]

London Heathrow Marriott: forward facing innovation

Winner of the Green Hotelier Awards 2016 in Europe, the London Heathrow Marriott has innovated and invested in new technology to improve its sustainability and reduce its consumption footprint. More than once it has been a leader in the Marriott group or across hotels in Europe for its forward-thinking approaches to sustainability and willingness to […]

hub by Premier Inn: sustainable design in the city centre

Although it had been open just a few months when Green Hotelier closed the 2015 Awards, we had to give hub by Premier Inn at Covent Garden a special mention because not only had the design set out to be one of the most sustainable around, the entire building and refit process was conducted with […]

Novotel Blackfriars: Sustainability in central London

City hotels aren’t always the first properties that spring to mind when you think of sustainability but Arnaud Herrmann, VP Sustainable Development, AccorHotels explains how even in one of the busiest parts of London, good environmental practice can still be a priority. Introduction: Novotel London Blackfriars was a significant opening for AccorHotels serving guests in […]

Boutiquehotel Stadthalle: a unique passive house hotel

Boutiquehotel Stadthalle in Vienna was the winner of the Green Hotelier Award 2015 in Europe. Here hotel director Claudia Plot talks us through their programmes for energy, waste, water and community outreach. Can you take us on your hotel or resort’s sustainability journey? When did it begin? Where are you now? Following green practices was always […]

Chiva Som: focused on well-being for guests & environment

Chiva Som is a wellness resort in Hua Hin on the gulf of Thailand. With a commitment to health and wellbeing they like to become a ‘Haven of Life’ for guests, but their commitment also extends to the health of the environment and community in which they operate. Sustainable Development Manager Brian Anderson explains more. […]

Song Saa: Private island with philanthropic core

Winning numerous sustainability awards, Song Saa in Cambodia is exemplar of how to create a truly sustainable island resort in South East Asia. We recently spoke with Wayne McCallum and Ben Thorne from the Song Saa Foundation to find out how they have done it… When did the island’s green initiatives start? At the heart of our […]

Nikoi: Sustainable private island luxury

Nikoi is a private island resort just 3.5 hours from Singapore but a world away; in one of Indonesia’s many nature-abundant enclaves of rainforest, tropical beaches and coral reefs. The resort was recently shortlisted for the National Geographic World Legacy Awards and having been there, we’re not surprised. This is one of those places that manages to put nature and the […]