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Park Inn Telford replaces all light bulbs with LEDs

The sustainable showcase property for Park Inn extends its impressive green credentials even further The Park Inn by Radisson Telford hotel continues its commitment to ‘Think Planet’ by replacing all existing light bulbs with LEDs where possible and by significantly reducing the wattage output in all other lamps throughout the hotel in a bid to […]

TripAdvisor launches GreenLeaders program

TripAdvisor GreenLeaders program highlights eco-friendly hotels to help travelers plan greener trips TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel site, today announced the launch of its new TripAdvisor GreenLeaders program, helping its community of more than 200 million travelers plan greener trips by highlighting U.S. accommodations engaging in environmentally-friendly practices. Developed in partnership with U.S. Environmental Protection […]

Cambridge City Hotel boosts environmental credentials

Cambridge City Hotel has introduced eco-friendly work wear for all of its chefs. The hotel, which is located in the heart of Cambridge, has teamed up with supplier London Workwear to use sustainable chef’s jackets made from recycled bottles and waste polyester fibre. It takes 25 two litre water bottles to make one jacket, saving […]

Fairmont broadens approach to sustainability

International Tourism Partnership member, Fairmont,  expands its sustainability efforts to more effectively support its communities and achieve positive, long term change. More than two decades after Fairmont Hotels & Resorts led the foray into environmental stewardship with the launch of its highly acclaimed and industry-leading Green Partnership program, the luxury hotel brand is again raising […]

Green Key Label: Le Méridien Piccadilly

Last November, Le Méridien Piccadilly was awarded a Green Key Eco Label. The hotel, which is part of the Starwood Hotels & Resorts, has been implementing sustainable initiatives since 2008, when the hotel started actively separating and recycling waste, as well as trying to reduce its energy output. The hotel’s dedicated Green Council Team was put […]

Wind Power Champions: The InterContinental Miami

The InterContinental Miami gives Green Hotelier a passionate account of its sustainability work… Under the leadership of general manager Robert Hill, the InterContinental Miami has implemented a comprehensive sustainability focus through the use of IHG’s Green Engage program that began in 2006, incorporating design, operations and technologies that reduce energy, conserve water, cut carbon emissions […]

Tourism for Tomorrow Award winners announced

Leading sustainable tourism businesses celebrated at WTTC Tourism for Tomorrow Awards Businesses and destinations that are leading the way in sustainable tourism were recognised at the World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC’s) Tourism for Tomorrow Awards Ceremony in Abu Dhabi earlier in the week. The Awards – being held at the Emirates Palace Hotel as […]

The hotel industry leads the way on consistent carbon measurement

The Hotel Carbon Measurement Initiative goes from strength to strength… There are very few industries in which competitors have come together and collaborated to address the problem of inconsistent carbon reporting. Despite increasing concerns that carbon reporting is a ‘tick box’ exercise, non-comparable and ultimately informs little about the actual positive change a company is […]

TreadRight gets a new identity for 2013

TreadRight launches a new website to communicate project and partner progress After The Travel Corporation Conservation Foundation was re-branded as TreadRight late last year, the organisation has developed a new online space demonstrating what TreadRight does, its role as The Travel Corporation’s corporate foundation, and how they support the sustainable tourism initiatives of their travel […]

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