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Sustain create new water footprint calculator

Sustain have developed a new food calculator: precise ingredients of any meal, plus country of origin gives the most accurate reading to date of a meal’s water footprint  A brand new food calculator that gives a comprehensive water footprint of a full meal has been developed by scientists at Sustain as part of the World […]

Water Management and Responsibility in Hotels

In celebration of World Water Day here are our top tips for hoteliers looking to reduce their water consumption and address water issues responsibly An international day to celebrate freshwater was recommended at the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED), and since then World Water Day has been held annually on 22nd […]

Inclusive hotel brings disability facilities to life online

Blue Badge Style Signs-Up The Hoxton Hotel for Pictorial Access Descriptions Blue Badge Style, the first app and website guide to a stylish lifestyle for the less-physically-able, has signed-up the award-winning Hoxton Hotel for its first Pictorial Access Description (PAD). The new PAD will give The Hoxton Hotel opportunity to show it’s level of inclusion […]

Ecompter offer for Climate Week

  Ecompter offers UK hotels the opportunity to calculate and communicate carbon saving initiatives with free service for six month During Climate Week Ecompter, the recently announced sustainability service for hotels, will demonstrate its support by giving away its CO2 calculation and communications service to ten UK hotels for six months. The PWC assured service enables […]

India’s eco pioneer: The Orchid, Mumbai

The Orchid, has been a pioneer in exhibiting innovative environmental systems since its inception in 1997. Under the leadership of its Executive Chairman and Managing Director, Dr Vithal Kamat the Orchid has created a benchmark for environment standards in the hospitality industry in India. The Orchid is a recipient of 80 international and national awards. […]

InterContinental Miami Hotel powers up with 100% wind energy

Buying more than 16 million kWh of wind power, hotel ranks as largest green power purchaser in Florida The InterContinental Miami announces that it has once again renewed its commitment to sustainability efforts by partnering with renewable energy company, Greenlight Energy, and purchasing 16,064,000 kilowatt‐hours (kWh) of wind power for 2013. This kilowatt‐hour purchase equals […]

Webinar introducing carbon measurement

According to the International Tourism Partnership (ITP), “The hotel sector has for some time been helping corporate clients comprehend the carbon impact of time spent in hotels – particularly for meetings, events and their associated hotel stays. During the Request for Proposal (RFP) process, when hotels “bid” for corporate clients events or meetings, the client […]

Devon beach cafe & Marriott among Sustainable Restaurant Awards winners

A beachside cafe that only opened nine months ago and an international hotel group are the big winners at the Sustainable Restaurant Awards 2013. Cafe-ODE, in Shaldon, Devon, has followed its partner restaurant ODE-dining in becoming Sustainable Restaurant of the Year, in the second year of the awards organised by the Sustainable Restaurant Association (SRA), […]

Trip Advisor to promote eco-friendly hotels

TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel site, today announced that it is accepting applications from U.S. accommodations to be considered for its soon-to-be launched TripAdvisor GreenLeaders program. Created in partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star program, the United Nations Environment Programme and the U.S. Green Building Council, the program will recognise eco-friendly properties […]

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