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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 […]

ITP members lead the way in NYC water conservation challenge

Last week the Department of Environmental Protection honoured participants in New York City’s Hotel Water Conservation Challenge. Top performing hotels reduced their water consumption by more than 11 million gallons last year. New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Emily Lloyd on honoured eleven of the city’s premier hotels for their participation in New […]

ITP members in World Water Week

The 24th annual World Water Week has been taking place in Stockholm this week and ITP members have been doing their bit to reduce their environmental impacts. Global leaders have gathered in Stockholm and are urging energy and water communities to work together to battle some of our global challenges; providing clean drinking water and […]

What are you doing to stop the global water crisis?

Green Hotelier Talking Point: Water Today over one billion people don’t have access to clean and safe water. Continuing our Talking Point on Water, Karena Albers, Founder of Whole World Water, argues a united Hospitality and Tourism Industry can help eradicate this issue. But what are you doing? We are at the dawn of a new […]

Green Hotelier Talking Point: Are you up to the big water challenge?

Green Hotelier Talking Point: Water Water as a resource is increasingly under stress. In the not too distant future it will become a contested resource; a source of conflict. We need to act now. But in today’s Talking Point blog Dr Susanne Becken – Professor of Sustainable Tourism, Griffith University asks, is it about technology or […]

Carlson Rezidor implements a Water Task Force

ITP member Carlson Rezidor has created a Water Task Force to help minimise water use across the group. In  March, the Hotel Group in partnership with GROHE convened a one-day workshop at the GROHE headquarters in Düsseldorf, bringing together for the first time partners from hospitality, sanitary fittings, technical systems, architecture and building design to […]

London’s Largest Living Wall

We all know urban run-off has become a big problem in cities. With space at a premium, many householders have converted their front gardens into driveways or extensions and this, along with the general urbanisation of green spaces, has contributed to flooding from storm waters, and increased pollution of rivers and waterways. Many concerned property […]

On World Tourism Day, ITP and Green Hotelier join the call to safeguard water

It’s World Tourism Day 2013 and the theme for this year’s celebrations is Tourism and Water. Earlier this month in World Water Week the International Tourism Partnership (ITP) published a startling report into the global Water Risk Assessment which highlighted some regions where water scarcity could soon become an issue. Now, joining with UN Secretary-General […]