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Talking Point: Hotels should see their disabled guests as stakeholders

Talking Point: Hotels should see their disabled guests as stakeholders

Continuing our theme examining the role of stakeholders in improving hotels’ performance as responsible businesses, and with a nod to the theme this week for World Tourism Day of equality of access for people with disabilities, Fiona Jarvis, Founder of Blue Badge Style explain how hotels can work with their disabled guests (and staff) to […]

Accor named Eco Group of the Year

AccorHotels was named Eco Group of the Year at the AA Hospitality Awards 2016. The awards which took place this week are considered prestigious in the UK hospitality industry and draw on the knowledge and expertise of AA members and professionals involved in the judging process. AccorHotels’ commitment to sustainable development dates back many years, […]

Marriott first in Brazil for carbon reduction

Local government stakeholders may have a reputation of making life difficult for developers, but Marriott found partnering with local government can create a force for positive change. History was made in Brazil last month when the State Secretary of Environment for Amazonas (SEMA), on behalf of the State Government of Amazonas, and the Amazonas Sustainable […]

Introducing HWMI – free webinar

The International Tourism Partnership worked with 18 global hotel groups to address stakeholders’ concerns about water, and through collaborative action and with the help of KPMG developed HWMI – the Hotel Water Measurement Initiative. HWMI is the hotel industry’s first standardised measurement and tool for water sources and uses, allowing hotels of any size anywhere […]

Eco hotels championed in Mr & Mrs Smith awards

The 2016 Mr & Mrs Smith awards shortlist has been announced with the Local Hero category raising the profile of hotels going the extra mile to be sustainable. Members of the public can vote for any of the hotels in the 11 categories to be named Best Smith Hotel 2016. The shortlist of Local Hero […]

Hotels work with stakeholders for the environment

Highlighting some of the ways stakeholders can positively influence hotels’ roles as responsible businesses, Serena Hotels worked with a campaigning organisation on Earth Day to promote environmental issues. Back in April, Serena Hotels properties Serena Beach Resort & Spa (SBRS) in Mombasa and the Nairobi Serena Hotel partnered with Ocean Sole in this year’s Earth […]

Stewart Moore, EarthCheck

This month the International Tourism Partnership is holding a stakeholder engagement event with member companies in Asia Pacific to help them hear the concerns of stakeholders in the region and collaborate for solutions and best practice. To highlight how important – and useful – it can be to listen to industry stakeholders, we interviewed Stewart […]

Learn from the best on sustainability in Africa

  Africa Hotel Investment Forum attendees can learn about sustainability in tourism from senior operators in the industry. AHIF, the premier hotel investment conference, is running parallel with AviaDev Africa on 4-6 October in Kigali, Rwanda. ITP chairman Wolfgang M. Neumann, President and CEO of The Rezidor Hotel Group, will be participating and called for […]

Leading hotels collaborate to drive water stewardship

ITP launched the Hotel Water Measurement Initiative – HWMI – during World Water Week 2016 and took part in a SIWI Sofa interview to discuss why the tool is so important. ITP Director Fran Hughes joined Carlson Rezidor CEO Wolfgang M Neumann and head of the CEO Water Mandate Jason Morrison to discuss why the […]

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