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London’s Largest Living Wall

We all know urban run-off has become a big problem in cities. With space at a premium, many householders have converted their front gardens into driveways or extensions and this, along with the general urbanisation of green spaces, has contributed to flooding from storm waters, and increased pollution of rivers and waterways. Many concerned property […]

The Draycott: Going Green in Chelsea

Leafy Chelsea may be changing to Autumn colours, but The Draycott is really taking it to heart turning their green initiatives into gold. The five star luxury hotel in the heart of Chelsea recently won the gold award for ‘Good Practice Throughout’ at the Green Tourism for London Scheme. Tirelessly working to ensure that they […]

Thriving at Hyatt Regency London – The Churchill

by Fran Hughes The Hyatt Regency London – The Churchill recently won Hyatt’s coveted ‘Doing it All’ Hyatt Thrive Leadership Award. This award recognises various Hyatt hotels, resorts, and offices for their outstanding commitment in 2012 to initiatives aligned with Hyatt’s global corporate responsibility platform Hyatt Thrive.  Director of Engineering at Hyatt Regency London Ian […]

Banyan Tree say Environment and Community Projects are a ‘no brainer’.

 Banyan Tree’s first integrated resort in Central Vietnam is supporting and celebrating local culture with a range of projects. Laguna Lang Co is Banyan Tree’s first integrated resort in Central Vietnam, and with a range of carefully researched community and environment projects rolling out over the next few years, the company is working hard to […]

Preserving the rainforest: Posada Amazonas

Winner of the Rainforest Alliance Trendsetter Award in 2012, Posada Amazonas is a Peruvian eco-lodge located in Tambopata, one of the most biodiverse regions in the Amazon basin. Ecotourism plays an increasingly important role in the economy of the Tambopata basin in southeastern Peru. As tourism has grown in Peru, a variety of eco-lodges have […]

Innovating eco lodge: Bryn Elltyd, North Wales

The 2013 UK Green Hotelier competition, which searches the UK for the most innovative sustainable hotels, was thrilled to award Bryn Elltyd Eco Guesthouse runner up. The owners, Ceilia and John have had green leanings and solar panels since 1983 but gave up the city life to pursue an idea of setting up a sustainable […]

Eco chic: The Green House Hotel

Winner of this year’s Considerate Hotelier of the year Award and runner up in the Green Hotelier 2013 competition, The Green House Hotel is now arguably one of the most sustainable hotels in the UK. The Green House is an independent luxury 4 star eco hotel, with 32 guest rooms, restaurant, bar and private event […]

Merge with nature: Pangani EcoLodge

Green Hotelier talks to the Marketing Manager of Pangani Ecolodge, Sarah Peled, about setting up an eco lodge in the African bush Right from the beginning ‘Merge with Nature’ has been Pangani Ecolodge’s motto. Situated on the coast of Tanzania between Pangani and Saadani National Park, the designers and managers have had very little access […]

Green Hotelier UK 2013: Beechenhill Farm B&B

Beechenhill Farm was winner of the UK Green Hotelier 2013 competition, which searched the UK for the most innovative sustainable hotel out there Beechenhill Farm is a small organic dairy farm in the Staffordshire Peak District, within the National Park, offering eco tourism accommodation (including for wheelchair users), eco weddings and conferences in the restored […]