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Talking Point: Can hoteliers help combat the negative effects of increased flights?

Talking Point: Can hoteliers help combat the negative effects of increased flights?

Mathew Jackson Roberts of CP Renewables suggests that hotels can boost responsible tourism and mitigate air travel by reducing their own carbon emissions. December saw over 190 countries come together in Paris to discuss the global initiative on climate change; a phenomenon that 97% of scientists accept is a direct result of modern human activity. […]

Series of webinars from WaterSense and Energy Star

WaterSense® is teaming up with ENERGY STAR® to host a new webinar series in the United States on water and energy efficiency for commercial and institutional facilities. Each webinar features content from WaterSense at Work and ENERGY STAR resources that can help organisations save water, energy, and money in different areas of their facilities. The […]

Sustainable and Accessible Tourism Event

The European Commission is holding a conference on ‘Managing and promoting sustainable and accessible tourism destinations’. At the event sustainability and accessibility will be presented as complementary strategies to successfully manage and promote tourism destinations. This is a joint event combining a conference on the European Tourism Indicators System (ETIS) and a workshop on accessible […]

Talking Point: Hotels and the open water market

In the UK, water provision to companies is about to become a free market. Here, Claire Yeates, Director at Waterscan says the move could help hotels but only if they really understand how they’re using – or losing – their water. When it comes to utilities, water is often the poor relation to gas and […]

hub by Premier Inn: sustainable design in the city centre

Although it had been open just a few months when Green Hotelier closed the 2015 Awards, we had to give hub by Premier Inn at Covent Garden a special mention because not only had the design set out to be one of the most sustainable around, the entire building and refit process was conducted with […]

A global programme that works with hotels to provide training for disadvantaged young people has been shortlisted in the WTTC Tourism for Tomorrow Awards. YCI (the Youth Career Initiative) is a programme of ITP (the International Tourism Partnership) and has been selected as a finalist in WTTC’s Tourism for Tomorrow (T4T) awards in the People […]

Free webinar: Track your hotel carbon footprint

Hoteliers, tourists and business travellers can learn how to track the carbon footprint of their hotel stays with a new free webinar. The Hotel Footprinting Tool http://www.hotelfootprints.org/ launched last year and is a free online tool which enables users to search the range of carbon footprints for hotels worldwide, and create reports of the carbon […]

Are you the Greenest Hotel of 2016?

The Green Hotelier Awards 2016 are now open. We’re looking for the hotels in Europe, Middle East & Africa, Asia Pacific and the Americas with the best environmental and responsible initiatives and practices. Following the success of 2015 when we opened the Green Hotelier Awards to hotels all over the world, we’re again searching for hotels of […]

Hilton Worldwide CR report shows partnerships key to responsible business

Hilton Worldwide’s latest report on its corporate responsibility strategy – Travel with Purpose – reveals the company’s investments in global partnerships and programmes to activate its hotel and office teams is not only creating positive social impact, but also fuelling its long-term business success. Travel with Purpose was designed to examine global issues where Hilton […]

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