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Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront wins Rezidor’s Think Planet award

230 foldable bicycles were handed over to staff at Cape Town’s Radisson Blu Hotel, Waterfront for winning Rezidor’s international energy saving initiative, Think Planet Worth R7000 each, the ‘b’win tilt 7’bicycles were officially handed over to eager staff members by Rezidor’s Vice President of Responsible Business, Inge Huijbrechts, in a prize giving ceremony held on […]

Zero carbon hotels – fantasy or necessity?

Professor of Zero Carbon Design at Birmingham University, Lubo Jankovic, talks to Green Hotelier about raising the profile and benefits of zero carbon design It has been announced that the 2016 Building Regulations in England and Wales will require all new houses to be zero carbon, followed with the same requirement for all new non-residential […]

Get nominating for the World Responsible Tourism Awards

There’s one week left to nominate organisations for the World Responsible Tourism Awards A quick reminder that there’s only one week left to nominate tourism organisations for the World Responsible Tourism Awards. Set up in 2004, the award winners are announced each year at World Travel Market, during Responsible Tourism Day. Last year’s winners include […]

Eco Technology Show UK announces ‘exploration zones’

The Eco Technology show will take place in Brighton on 14th – 15th June The Eco Technology Show, the UK’s premier event for trade, building owners and managers (including those relating to hotels), occupiers, and the general public covering sustainable build, energy, transport and technology, is attracting industry leaders thanks to a packed seminar and […]

NH Hoteles achieves GBTA Gold Medal

Global Business Travel Association has rewarded NH Hoteles for the sustainable services it offers its guests during their business trips Thanks to numerous initiatives, the Group has managed to reduce energy consumption by 25%, its water usage by 30% and waste generation by 34% in just four years. Now NH Hoteles has received another new […]

Hotel Carbon Measurement Initiative v1.1 launched today

Over 15,000 hotels globally adopt the Hotel Carbon Measurement Initiative Over 15,000 hotels around the world have so far adopted the Hotel Carbon Measurement Initiative (HCMI) methodology that allows them, for the first time, to calculate and communicate the carbon footprint of hotel stays and meetings in a consistent and transparent way. This huge achievement […]

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