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PATA Gold Awards 2015 are now open

PATA Gold Awards are now open and include Environment, Corporate Social Responsibility and Education and Training categories. Travel and tourism industry organisations and individuals who have made outstanding contributions in successfully promoting the travel industry in the Asia Pacific region are encouraged to submit entries to the 2015 Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Gold Awards until […]

Accor create opportunities for UK unemployed young people

In National Apprenticeship Week Accor group pledges to double the number of UK apprentices in its hotels by the end of 2016. Hosting the Big Hospitality Conversation at the start of National Apprenticeship Week (9th-15th March), Accor – the world’s leading hotel operator and market leader in Europe – pledged to double the number of […]

Farnham launch Repair Café to encourage upcycling

The Centre for Sustainable Design at the University for the Creative Arts (UCA) has collaborated with Transition Town Farnham to launch a new repair café in Farnham, Surrey. The café aims to reduce waste and extend the life of products, breaking the cycle of “use, bin and replace” whilst providing a local social hub for […]

National Geographic World Legacy Award winners

The five winners of the 2015 National Geographic World Legacy Awards were announced last week at ITB Berlin. A partnership between the National Geographic Society and ITB Berlin, the World Legacy Awards showcase the leading companies, organizations and destinations — ranging from hotels to ecolodges and from small islands to entire countries — that are driving […]

Why gender equality isn’t just for International Women’s Day

Sunday 8th March 2015 was International Women’s Day, and Green Hotelier is turning attention to all issues regarding women in the workplace and particularly the hotel industry. Here, Laura Cooney of Business in the Community’s Opportunity Now programme explains why gender equality is an issue we all need to take note of. The theme of […]

Diamond Resorts celebrate Random Acts of Kindness Week

Diamond Resorts celebrate Random Acts of Kindness Week to boost employees’ health, happiness and sense of society. In 2015 International Random Acts of Kindness Week was celebrated between February 9-15, encouraging businesses and individuals all over the world to step up and show a random act of kindness each day of the week. Diamond asked […]

Talking Point: Why gender equality matters

  In support of International Women’s Day Devika Jina from Youth Career Initiative talks to us about making the business case for gender equality Sunday was the 104th International Women’s Day. It was first held in 1911 in Austria, Denmark, Germany and Switzerland, when more than one million women and men attended events campaigning for […]

Marriott International calls on hotels to join Earth Hour

Marriott International hotels around the world are once again taking part in Earth Hour this month and are urging other hotels to do the same. In 2014, around 120 Marriott hotels participated globally and many are expected to take part again this year. Earth Hour started in Sydney, Australia in 2007 as a lights-off event […]

Environmental Management for Hotels
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