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Marriott first in Brazil for carbon reduction

Marriott first in Brazil for carbon reduction

Local government stakeholders may have a reputation of making life difficult for developers, but Marriott found partnering with local government can create a force for positive change. History was made in Brazil last month when the State Secretary of Environment for Amazonas (SEMA), on behalf of the State Government of Amazonas, and the Amazonas Sustainable […]

Carlson Rezidor sponsors G(irls)20 campaign

ITP member Carlson Rezidor has announced its sponsorship of the new G(irls)20 Father’s Day campaign “Father’s Empowering Daughters” featuring, among others, Richard Branson, Chelsea Clinton and President & CEO of the Rezidor Hotel Group, Wolfgang M. Neumann. G(irls)20 is the global social-profit organisation that aims to cultivate a new generation of female leaders. The campaign […]

Free: New HCMI webinar

The recording of the International Tourism Partnership’s (ITP) recent webinar on the Hotel Carbon Measurement Initiative (HCMI) is now available here. Fran Hughes, ITP’s Head of Programmes, explains the background to the initiative which enables hoteliers to measure and report on the carbon footprint of a hotel stay or meeting. The webinar shows step-by-step how […]

Hilton Concord San Francisco nose ahead in the sustainability competition

The Hilton Concord San Francisco has invested to implement an array of sustainability initiatives in a bid to significantly reduce their environmental footprint while achieving increased net cash flow. The hotel, located in the suburban community of Concord in the East Bay of San Francisco, is owned and operated by Interstate Hotels & Resorts. Their […]

Managing Environmental & Social Issues in the Accommodation Sector

A Practical Guide to Good Practice By The Center for Environmental Leadership in Business Hoteliers around the world recognize that responsible environmental and social practices translate into benefits for business, the environment and the global community. From providing cost savings and reputation benefits to ensuring the long-term appeal of a destination to travellers, good environmental […]

IHG Race Around the World to help Shelter In a Storm

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has been busy running, swimming and cycling round the world. The Race Around the World week is the group’s annual staff fundraising challenge to raise money for their Shelter in a Storm programme which provides support to people caught in natural disasters. Teams around the world challenged themselves to raise money […]

Heathrow Marriott shortlisted for Green Business of the Year

The London Heathrow Marriott has been shortlisted as finalist in the Green Business of the Year category for the West London Business Awards. The awards are the first and only business awards for West London and aim to celebrate business excellence, showcasing the innovation and entrepreneurial character within West London’s remarkable business community. Soma Saha, […]

Vacancy: Regional Co-ordinator Middle East & Africa

The Youth Career Initiative (YCI) is looking for a new team member to oversee regional operations in the Middle East and Africa.

Robert F. Kennedy Jnr. joins green leaders to share insights at inaugural conference

By Deirdre Wengen At the first annual Lodging Green and Sustainability Conference, thought leaders, sustainability experts, and hoteliers gathered at the LEED Gold-certified Omni Dallas Hotel in Dallas, Texas, to discuss how the hotel industry can come together to minimise impact on the environment and realise the cost saving benefits of green programmes and practices. […]

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