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Talking Point: Hotels need to take up the charge

Talking Point: Hotels need to take up the charge

With the continued growth of electric vehicles being purchased, Martin Jones, National Sales Manager, Services & Solutions at Rexel (UK), believes this is a time of significant opportunity for hotel operators. In this Talking Point he outlines why providing an electric vehicle charging solution could be a tangible point of differentiation for hotels looking to […]

ITP and The Mekong Club host hotels modern slavery workshop in Hong Kong

To help the hospitality industry in Hong Kong and Asia better understand the issue of trafficking and what strategies hotels are using to protect their businesses from this threat, the Mekong Club and ITP – the International Tourism Partnership are co-hosting a seminar in Hong Kong. Modern slavery and the hospitality industry: an update will […]

Hotels can adopt seafood supply chain Code of Practice to protect human rights

A new Code of Practice which includes labour rights issues at sea will help hotels check their seafood supply chains. Human Rights at Sea has announced its close involvement in the Steering Group for the development of the Publicly Available Specification (PAS) 1550:2017 which concerns a new voluntary Code of Practice for due diligence and […]

Talking Point: Bali’s hotels need to act now to protect their water

Julien Goalabre of the Bali Water Protection Programme says the paradise island’s water resources are rapidly disappearing and hotels need to join in efforts to protect this essential resource. BALI – ‘The Islands of the Gods’ is a paradise loved by people worldwide; blessed by a wonderful culture dedicated to arts and spirituality, abundant natural […]

How can hotels’ water conservation help the Global Goals?

As World Water Week comes to an end, experts have discussed a number of issues touching this year’s theme of Water and waste: Reduce and reuse. Key to the discussion was how fundamental water is to achieving the United Nations’ Global Goals. As more international hotel groups are aligning their CSR activity with the Goals, […]

UNWTO encourages guests to ‘Travel.Enjoy.Respect’ on run-up to World Tourism Day

Encouraging guests to play their part in a more sustainable tourism is key for hotels which hope to consistently improve their environmental performance. So hotels can get behind the UNWTO’s launch of their consumer-oriented campaign Travel.Enjoy.Respect. As part of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, and on the run-up to World Tourism Day, […]

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, […]

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 […]

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