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Amazing Hotels – Canadian sustainability at Fogo Island

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 […]

Serena Hotels find unique use for waste water in Kenyan national park

A safari lodge in Kenya has found a unique way to put its waste water to good use for the local ecosystem. Way back in the 1980s, Serena Hotels built a lagoon consisting of six chambers at their Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge. The Lodge is connected to the lagoon through an array of septic tanks […]

Fairmont Resort Leura: World Heritage environmental programmes

In our new Best Practice Case Study, Paul Briggs, Sustainability Manager Schwartz Family Company which owns the Fairmont Resort Leura in Australia’s Blue Mountains describes the efforts the company took to renovate a failing property and create a standout environmental programme. Can you take us on your hotel or resort’s sustainability journey? When did it […]

New coalition for Asian green hoteliers launched

A new coalition for sustainable hoteliers in Asia Pacific – Hotel Owners for Tomorrow (HOT) – has launched at HICAP 2016. The founding signatories of the HOT initiative will represent the first high profile coalition of hotel owners in Asia committed to a fixed set of sustainable actions, supported by brands, management companies, and industry […]

Hilton reinforces commitment to opportunities for young people

Hilton Worldwide has reinforced their global commitment to providing opportunities for young people by becoming a founder member of the White House First Job Compact. Hilton joined other leading American companies in the initiative which represents President Obama’s call-to-action for communities and businesses to help connect out-of-school, out-of-work Opportunity Youth ages 16 to 24 to […]

Wyndham sustainability programmes help plant one million trees

Wyndham Worldwide held a special event to plant their one millionth tree as part of their ongoing sustainability programmes. The company marked five years of sustainability action with a milestone tree planting ceremony through its partnership with the Arbor Day Foundation. In an outdoor ceremony with Wyndham Worldwide executives, and partners from the Arbor Day […]

Hotels work with stakeholders for the environment

Highlighting some of the ways stakeholders can positively influence hotels’ roles as responsible businesses, Serena Hotels worked with a campaigning organisation on Earth Day to promote environmental issues. Back in April, Serena Hotels properties Serena Beach Resort & Spa (SBRS) in Mombasa and the Nairobi Serena Hotel partnered with Ocean Sole in this year’s Earth […]

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 […]

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