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How sustainable procurement can benefit the tourism industry

How sustainable procurement can benefit the tourism industry

Many hotels are now demonstrating how sustainable procurement – securing goods and services in a way that achieves value for money for the organisation while also benefiting society and minimising impact on the environment – is helping to reduce their costs. UN Environment has provided a set of case studies to show how corporate buyers have […]

We Are Water Foundation and Diamond Resorts partner to launch sustainable water usage initiative at European resorts

Diamond Resorts™, a global leader in the hospitality and vacation ownership industries, has announced it has partnered with the We Are Water Foundation to launch an initiative that encourages travellers to make a rational and sustainable use of water. The partnership demonstrates Diamond Resorts’ commitment to changing sustainability practices within the hospitality and tourism industries. As part […]

Katie Fallon appointed as Vice Chair of International Tourism Partnership

Katie Fallon, EVP and Global Head of Corporate Affairs, Hilton, has been appointed the Vice Chair of the Board for the International Tourism Partnership (ITP). Fallon has been a member of the ITP Board since 2017 and will assume the Vice Chair role in April 2019. Fallon was the Director of Legislative Affairs and Senior […]

Modern slavery and the Hotel Industry – Best Practice Guidance for Franchising

Follow the practical solutions outlined in this free guidance produced by Liberty Shared and Orrick on the relevant safeguards to prevent human trafficking, forced labour and other forms of exploitation in franchises. Taking accountability for the labour supply The complex value chain connected with every hotel, demand for reasonably priced services, and the seasonality of […]