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Cayuga Collection is finalist for Tourism for Tomorrow Awards

Cayuga Collection is finalist for Tourism for Tomorrow Awards

Former Green Hotelier Award winner The Cayuga Collection was named as a finalist in the People category of the Tourism for Tomorrow Awards this week. The hotel management company operates nine sustainable luxury lodges and hotels in Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Panama and only partners with projects that share their vision of responsible hospitality and […]

Lux makes Ile des Deux Cocos 100% renewable

LUX Resorts & Hotels has implemented 130 solar panels and batteries to fully substitute diesel-based power generation at its Ile des Deux Cocos property, off-grid in South-East Mauritius. Building upon the many eco-friendly initiatives already embedded in LUX’s sustainable vision, this project demonstrates the power of the group’s Tread Lightly programme, whereby guests’ participation supports […]

New research will determine the impact of different types of tourism on a destination

The Travel Foundation have launched a study to understand the value of different tourist markets within a destination. Their findings will inform a new approach in sustainable destination management, focusing not only on visitor numbers, but also on the costs and benefits of different types of tourism. Starting in Tenerife, the organisation will be looking at […]

Cambodia event explores innovative ideas for eco-responsible hospitality and tourism

Registration is open for an event in Cambodia which brings hospitality and tourism professionals together to discuss innovative ideas for sustainability in the sector. ASSET-H&C is the Association of Southeast Asian Social Enterprises for Training in Hospitality & Catering. This platform brings together vocational training centres willing to work together to better fulfil their shared […]

Research shows solar energy a good fit for safari lodges

A recent report from THEnergy-IPS has demonstrated that solar hybrid systems are a good energy solution for safari lodges. Safari lodges are usually located in remote natural landscapes and often not connected to the national grid; generating power on-site using diesel generators. Diesel power is flexible, but has disadvantages including high costs – partly due […]

Diamond Resorts share the sustainability message

Diamond Resorts works hard with colleagues and guests to ensure messages on waste and energy saving are always on people’s minds. Sustainability is a core value for team members at Diamond Resorts International, and as a global leader in the hospitality and vacation ownership industries, the company is dedicated to reducing its carbon footprint for […]

Maldivian resort opens new marine biology centre

Maldivian eco-resort Gili Lankanfushi launched an innovative marine biology centre on World Oceans Day. Gili Veshi, which translates as ‘Gili Environment’ in the local Dhivehi language, will become the island’s primary marine research facility and the central hub for all sustainability and conservation issues, as well as offering a host of new guest experiences. The […]

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 […]

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