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ITP members steam ahead in World Water Week

Members of the International Tourism Partnership are underlining their ongoing commitment to good water stewardship and their work on the HWMI Working Group with further strong actions during World Water Week (23-28 August). Earlier this year Carlson Rezidor announced their partnership with Just a Drop; encouraging guests to forego daily linen changes in exchange for […]

Maldives resort tells guests: Do drink the water

A Maldives-based resort and spa with its own desalination plant is urging guests: ‘do drink the water’. The Hideaway Beach Resort & Spa is taking steps to develop more responsible tourism and has started producing and bottling its own drinking water on-island. Tucked away in the heart of the resort, the desalination plant is producing […]

Talking Point: The Brazilian water crisis – it’s time to act

ITP Regional Co-ordinator for the Youth Career Initiative in Latin America Priscila Costa highlights the ongoing water issues in Brazil and says; ‘the time for awareness has passed, it’s time to act.’ In my role as YCI Regional Co-ordinator for Latin America, I spend a lot of time working both with hotels and with some […]

Leading hotel companies collaborate to reduce water consumption

Many of the world’s leading hotel companies are working together to standardise the way the industry measures and reports on water consumption. Building on the success of the Hotel Carbon Measurement Initiative, now used by over 21,500 hotels around the world, the International Tourism Partnership (ITP) is announcing ambitious plans to standardise water measurement across […]

Radisson Blu guests help save water and lives

Hotel company Radisson Blu have launched their Blu Planet towel re-use programme, which asks guests to consider re-using their towels during their stay in exchange for a donation to international water company Just a Drop. Radisson Blu signed a partnership agreement with Just a Drop that will ensure they provide a lifetime’s supply of fresh […]

Radisson Blu marks Earth Day with Just a Drop partnership

Radisson Blu hotels are celebrating their new partnership with the international water aid charity by holding three days of activity, starting on Earth Day, this Wednesday 22nd April. Aiming to raise awareness of the millions of people around the world that do not have access to safe drinking water, Radisson Blu hotels will hold Walk […]

WWF provide an introduction to water stewardship

Claire Bramley from WWF recently attended International Tourism Partnership’s stakeholder dialogue day on water and the hotel industry. On the back of those discussions Claire has provided this introduction to water stewardship for hotels. Last month I was at the World Travel Market with International Tourism Partnership (ITP) discussing water with a number of major hotel […]

Quantify water risk for free with new Water Risk Monetizer tool

Just in time for ITP’s stakeholder dialogue about water and the hotel industry at the beginning of November, the Water Risk Monetizer tool was launched, providing new data for businesses to factor water risks into critical business decisions Water scarcity is impacting the vitality of communities around the world. For hotels, it is not only a […]

International Tourism Partnership leads industry first stakeholder dialogue event

International Tourism Partnership brings hotel industry leaders and stakeholders together to discuss Labour Standards and Water Consumption. The International Tourism Partnership (ITP) led an industry first in early November bringing together some of the world’s largest hotel companies and not-for-profit organisations and specialists for a Stakeholder Dialogue Day. The day was divided between two issues that […]