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Premier Inn largest hotel group to commit to science-based targets

Premier Inn largest hotel group to commit to science-based targets

  Whitbread, the UK’s largest hospitality company made an industry-leading sustainability commitment which will see its carbon emissions intensity cut in half.  In recognition of Earth Day, …

Making the green building business case for hotel owners

Making the green building business case for hotel owners

Green Hotelier interviewed Stuart Kay, Chief Sustainability Officer at GreenPlace Assets about the current picture on sustainability in the hospitality …

Partnering for sustainable energy solutions

Pennsylvania Castle Estate has partnered with a local energy provider to help launch its sustainability strategy. The strategy…

Webinar tackles energy waste in the kitchen

An initiative from the Carbon Trust and the Soil Association will help hotels reduce their energy in the…

Talking Point: Can the ‘internet of things’ help hotels be sustainable?

Ruaraidh Bellew is a Chartered Energy Manager at EP&T Global specialising in the role of digitisation to reduce…

Swiss resort uses lake water for unique heating and cooling system

Swiss resort uses lake water for unique heating and cooling system

A new resort on the edge of Lake Lucerne in Switzerland uses a unique energy system for the heating and cooling of the hotel. Bürgenstock Resort Lake Lucerne was launched in September last year and it was…

UK hotels can take an energy audit to improve efficiency

UK hotels can take an energy audit to improve efficiency

Hoteliers in the UK are being encouraged to take an energy audit to see if they could save money and reduce their carbon footprint. NatWest bank has launched a new Independent Energy Saving Audits scheme, teamed with…

Research shows solar energy a good fit for safari lodges

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…

Hotels climate change commitment means 90% reduction in carbon

Hotels climate change commitment means 90% reduction in carbon

The hotel sector needs to reduce its carbon footprint by 90% to meet climate change commitments according to a report from the International Tourism Partnership (ITP). The Hotel Global Decarbonisation Report released today in the week before…

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