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International Tourism Partnership leads industry first stakeholder dialogue event

International Tourism Partnership leads industry first stakeholder dialogue event

International Tourism Partnership brings hotel industry leaders and stakeholders together to discuss Labour Standards and Water Consumption. The International Tourism Partnership (ITP) led an industry first in early November bringing together some of the world’s largest hotel companies and not-for-profit organisations and specialists for a Stakeholder Dialogue Day. The day was divided between two issues that […]

Relais & Chateaux commit to sustainability and responsible tourism

Marking its 60th anniversary, Relais & Châteaux, the membership association for independent hoteliers, has committed to a vision of sustainability going into the future. The International Congress of Relais & Châteaux was held in Paris in November, bringing together nearly 500 hoteliers and chefs from across the world, and over 250 international journalists and guests […]

Nikoi: Sustainable private island luxury

Nikoi is a private island resort just 3.5 hours from Singapore but a world away; in one of Indonesia’s many nature-abundant enclaves of rainforest, tropical beaches and coral reefs. The resort was recently shortlisted for the National Geographic World Legacy Awards and having been there, we’re not surprised. This is one of those places that manages to put nature and the […]

EcoKnit Snag Free Quick Drying Towels

Hartdean’s EcoKnit Technology is an innovative development, created to reduce towel processing costs, in particular, they will reduce your energy by 40% and water consumption by 15%, this has been proven and is guaranteed. EcoKnit products will not only be economical in saving money but also have true environmental credentials.

SLOW LIFE Symposium 2014 addresses sustainable fishing in the Maldives

On 16th November, delegates at the fifth SLOW LIFE Symposium, hosted at Soneva Fushi pledged their immediate and continued support to secure the future of sustainable fishing in the Maldives Responding to a direct request from the Maldivian Minister for Fisheries, Mohamed Shainee, to make the country’s existing sustainable fishing practices viable long-term, delegates have […]

The NH Hotel Group is Focused on Innovation

Antonio Fernandez, a speaker at the marcus evans Hospitality EMEA Summit 2014, discusses how the NH Hotel Group is adding value to the guest experience. NH Hotels is a member of the International Tourism Partnership and as such is committed to ensuring improved sustainability and best practice within their properties when it comes to reducing […]

Sofitel So Bangkok makes big reduction in food waste

A luxury hotel – the Sofitel So Bangkok – has changed working methods and made big savings on food waste with a subsequent financial gain as well. As our recent waste Talking Point theme demonstrated, food waste can be a big issue for hotels. Sometimes just accepted as normal, hotel kitchens can generate high quantities […]

Top eco hotel winners in November 2014

November has been awash with glitzy ceremonies and proud winners and, with eco categories popping up in an increasing number of hotel awards, we’ve been thrilled to be part of the celebrations. Here’s a quick run through of some top eco hotel winners announced this month: World Responsible Tourism Award’s Best City Hotel: Hotel Verde, South Africa This 4-star hotel just 400m […]

Whitbread targets 30 per cent increase on energy efficiency

Whitbread PLC, the UK’s largest hotel and restaurant group is extending its use of Combined Heat & Power (CHP) systems across its property portfolio. ITP member Whitbread operates market-leading businesses in budget hotels, restaurants and coffee shops including Premier Inn, Costa, Beefeater, Brewers Fayre, Table Table and Taybarns. Employing over 40,000 people globally and serving […]

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