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London Heathrow Marriott: forward facing innovation

London Heathrow Marriott: forward facing innovation

Winner of the Green Hotelier Awards 2016 in Europe, the London Heathrow Marriott has innovated and invested in new technology to improve its sustainability and reduce its consumption footprint. More than once it has been a leader in the Marriott group or across hotels in Europe for its forward-thinking approaches to sustainability and willingness to […]

Talking Point: Hotels and responsible tourism

Hoteliers can help encourage responsible tourism with net positive impacts on the local environment, wildlife and community by partnering with tours and agents which don’t exploit these resources but enhance them and travelers understanding of them. The following is an extract of a blog by Nicolas Dubrocard of WildAsia about the issues associated with elephant safaris […]

Inaugural EU sustainable and accessible destination winners named

South Sardinia and Barcelona claimed the top sustainable and accessible tourism prizes at the EU’s first ETIS and Accessible Tourism Awards. ‘Visit South Sardinia’ and Barcelona Province took home the top prizes for sustainability and accessibility last week at the first joint ETIS and Accessible Tourism Awards hosted by the European Commission. The awards recognise […]

Hilton shows small actions add up to a big responsible business

Hilton Worldwide expanded its 2016 environment celebration from Earth Hour to a global Earth Month. Throughout March, Hilton Team Members, franchise employees and guests from 900 communities around the world participated in more than 1,500 environment-focused projects under the concept that small, simple actions build up to something much larger. From low carbon cocktail coolers, […]

Green Hotelier Awards 2016 winners named

Green Hotelier is delighted to announce the winners of the Green Hotelier Awards 2016. These properties are in the judges’ opinions the greenest hotels around the world from the swathe of applicants we received this year. The announcement today marks Earth Day and the final day of Responsible Business Week. The winning hotels in four […]

Holiday Inn Heathrow shows simple ways responsible businesses can act

Members of the team from Holiday Inn London Heathrow – Ariel spent time volunteering with a local youth charity in March. The green-fingered hotel employees have spent several days getting their hands dirty for London’s leading land-based youth training organisation, Green Corridor. The group of six from the hotel joined Green Corridor activity leaders, Colin […]

Accor sets high sustainability targets for 2020

AccorHotels has unveiled its clear commitments for sustainability going forward to 2020. At a press event in Paris, CEO Sébastien Bazin and Director of Sustainable Development Arnaud Herrmann outlined the group’s achievements to date and set out their plans for the years ahead. Launching the ‘Positive Hospitality’ concept which will carry forward Accor’s Planet 21 […]

Sustainability triumphs at WTTC Tourism for Tomorrow Awards

The winners of the 2016 Tourism Tomorrow Awards have been announced, and all of them are helping the industry tackle and address the issues highlighted by the SDGs. The Awards, which were presented at a special ceremony during the 16th WTTC Global Summit in Dallas, Texas, USA showcase business leadership in sustainable tourism, celebrating ground […]

Applicants wanted for 2016 Responsible Tourism Awards

Tourism businesses, organisations and initiatives around the world are being invited to enter the World Responsible Tourism Awards. The search for the world’s most enduring and inspirational examples of responsible tourism in action has begun. Entries are now being accepted into five categories spanning issues across the tourism industry. This year the event is supported […]

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