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Hilton Tapestry hotel launches youth community programme

Hilton Tapestry hotel launches youth community programme

Hotel Skyler in Syracuse New York has launched a partnership with Youth Service America as it becomes part of the Hilton Tapestry brand. The property, which Green Hotelier visited in 2014 is an eclectic, 58-room University Hill hotel and was the city’s first to achieve LEED Platinum certification from the U.S. Green Building Council, and […]

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 be reduced. Simple but clever design features can make this easier, saving precious resources and reducing carbon footprint. On the 14th June, Bench Events & AES Conferences […]

Radisson Blu Marseille wins annual Think Planet award

The Radisson Blu Hotel Marseille is this year’s winner of Carlson Rezidor’s Think Planet Award. The hotel was recognised for its exemplary commitment to energy and water savings. The annual Think Planet award is open to all 480 Carlson Rezidor hotels in Europe, Middle East and Africa, and recognises the hotel that makes the biggest […]

Scottish hostel’s green business benefits

A luxury Scottish hostel is demonstrating that being green isn’t just helping the environment, it also derives a range of business benefits from its eco-friendly measures. Located in Perthshire, Jessie Mac’s has implemented a series of environmental practices that are not only cost-effective to introduce but have also benefited their bottom line. Since opening the […]

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 Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge’s key role together with its partners, International Labour Organisation, Africa Pro-Poor Tourism Development Centre, and Tech for Trade that has given a new […]

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 any size anywhere in the world; judging them on their efforts to reduce energy and water consumption, their waste output, their roles as responsible businesses to their […]

Eco Resort Misool wins Tourism for Tomorrow Environment Award

Proving once again that hotels can be responsible businesses acting as a force for good in their communities, Misool Eco Resort has been named the winner of the WTTC 2017 Tourism for Tomorrow Environment Award. The Tourism for Tomorrow Awards celebrate inspirational, world-changing tourism initiatives from all over the globe. Awards are presented in five […]

Amazing Hotels – Canadian sustainability at Fogo Island

Futuristic Newfoundland hotel Fogo Island Inn is a responsible business and one that benefits the community as well as the environment. A BBC documentary – Amazing Hotels – takes a closer look. Fogo Island Inn’s angular Scandi-style shell looks otherworldly jutting out from the ancient landscape (formed 400 million years ago) just off the coast […]

Hotels will mark Earth Hour and save energy

Hotels around the world will once again be highlighting the need to be more energy sustainable whilst offering guests a romantic evening to mark Earth Hour in March. Hotels and restaurants across the UK will plunge guests into candlelight when they offer the chance to join the largest global celebration of the planet at 8.30pm […]

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