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Bankside Hilton bonds with Bamboo Bicycles

Bankside Hilton bonds with Bamboo Bicycles

The Hilton London Bankside has created a special partnership that boosts local business, builds team engagement and benefits guest health. The hotel has launched a fleet of bicycles for guest use, with a twist. In a partnership with local business, Bamboo Bicycle Club, the hotel now offers guests use of six custom-built unique bamboo bicycles, […]

NH Hotel Group aligning CSR with the Global Goals

NH Hotels is the latest global hotel group to align its CSR reporting and activities with the United Nations’ SDGs. The move is revealed in the company’s 2016 Annual Report which includes details of the group’s commitments to responsible business and their ongoing activities which benefit the environment and society. The report says: “NH Hotel […]

QHotels grows youth mentoring programme

QHotels in the UK is rolling out a new mentoring programme this summer for apprentices and graduates taking their first steps into the hospitality industry. The group already operates a mentoring programme as part of its successful Foundation Degree Management Trainee Programme. This is now being extended to incorporate apprentices and graduates, as well as […]

Shiva Hotels launch action plan to tackle modern slavery

Shiva Hotels is launching industry-leading measures to tackle modern slavery and raise awareness of the issue across its portfolio of hotels. The launch coincides with World Day Against Trafficking in Persons on 30 July. The new measures will include practical training for more than 400 employees and a consumer-facing campaign for guests in five UK […]

Hotels unite for Grenfell

On Tuesday 18 July 2017, the “London Unites” fundraising dinner for the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire was hosted by Michael Sloan of the Novotel Hammersmith. The event also received support from hotels in West London led by Edward Bracken, General Manager of the Crowne Plaza Kensington. Neighbouring hotels such as Lancaster London, The Dorsett […]

Power hungry hotels need to reduce their future energy needs now

In June Astana, Kazakhstan hosted the UNWTO’s World Conference on Tourism and Future Energy: Unlocking Low-Carbon Growth Opportunities. We sent Holly Tuppen from BoutEco to learn more. As part of the UN’s International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, the Future Energy conference brought together 700 leaders in the tourism industry from 150 different countries – proving […]

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 […]

Student Hotel group commits to 20% water saving in European cities

The Student Hotel group is committing to save 20% water in European cities through a research partnership which sees it become a ‘living lab’. Via a landmark public-private partnership with Wageningen University (WUR), Sapienza University and start-up, Amphiro, the innovative initiative, which began in Rome, Italy, responds to water shortage challenges in major cities. It aims […]

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 […]

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