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Green Hotelier Talking Point: Fair Trade Tourism

Green Hotelier Talking Point: Fair Trade and Sustainable Supply Chains. Our Talking Point for February focuses on sustainability in supply chains and also links to Fairtrade Fortnight. Here, Thokozile Qoboza of  Fair Trade Tourism explains why fair trade doesn’t just apply to the products and materials you source, but goes far deeper and should consider the local […]

ITP supports BITC’s call to businesses to behave more responsibly

The International Tourism Partnership (ITP) is supporting Business in the Community as it calls for businesses to behave with greater responsibility and more sustainability. Speaking in London at the charity’s Leadership Summit, to an audience of over 400 chief executives last week,  Stephen Howard, chief executive of Business in the Community challenged leaders to incentivise […]

Green by name, green by nature: Hotel Verde, South Africa

Do you think you could ever get to the point of being able to describe your hotel as the greenest on your continent? If you followed the lead of the innovators behind Hotel Verde in Cape Town, South Africa, you might be able to. The hotel was built with sustainability in mind from the ground […]

Supply Chains – How would you count the cost?

Green Hotelier Talking Point: Supply Chain – what’s the cost? Our Talking Point for February, tying in with Fairtrade Fortnight, takes a look at supply chain issues. Introducing our theme for the month, ITP’s Head of Programmes asks, can you afford not to investigate your supply chain? By Fran Hughes, Head of Programmes, International Tourism Partnership. This month […]

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