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Turning wasteland into organic produce in Thailand

Hansar Samui, Thailand turns wasteland into organic source of herbs and fish Two years ago Hansar Samui created an organic garden and aquaponic fish and vegetable farm on a former piece of wasteland adjacent to the hotel.  Produce from these facilities is used by the hotel to create fresh herbs, fruit and vegetables for guests and staff, […]

Hilton Worldwide launch new soap recycling project in Singapore

Hilton Worldwide, Soap Cycling, DHL Global Forwarding, and United World College South East Asia Students partner to launch soap recycling program in Singapore On average, less than half a soap bar gets used by guests at the Hilton Singapore. In the meantime, thousands of underprivileged families in Asia – especially in South Asia – cannot […]

Nikoi: Sustainable private island luxury

Nikoi is a private island resort just 3.5 hours from Singapore but a world away; in one of Indonesia’s many nature-abundant enclaves of rainforest, tropical beaches and coral reefs. The resort was recently shortlisted for the National Geographic World Legacy Awards and having been there, we’re not surprised. This is one of those places that manages to put nature and the […]

SLOW LIFE Symposium 2014 addresses sustainable fishing in the Maldives

On 16th November, delegates at the fifth SLOW LIFE Symposium, hosted at Soneva Fushi pledged their immediate and continued support to secure the future of sustainable fishing in the Maldives Responding to a direct request from the Maldivian Minister for Fisheries, Mohamed Shainee, to make the country’s existing sustainable fishing practices viable long-term, delegates have […]

A new eco member for Peninsula Tokyo’s fleet

The Peninsula Tokyo has become the first hotel in Japan to add a customised all-electric vehicle with zero tailpipe emissions in Japan From November 1, 2014, The Peninsula Tokyo will welcome the ninth addition to its customized car fleet, a Tesla Model S. Available to registered guests for hired chauffeured service, the full-size, all-electric luxury […]

Radisson Blu Cebu has most sustainable operations

The International Tourism Partnership’s Stephen Farrant was happy to name the Radisson Blu Cebu as winner at the HICAP 2014 Sustainable Hotel Awards in the Sustainable Operations category this month. The 25th annual HICAP hosted by Burba Hotel Network (BHN), Horwath HTL, and Stiles Capital Events on 17th October saw the Radisson Blu Hotel Cebu […]

Entries Welcomed for Sustainable Hotel Awards

Burba Hotel Network (BHN), HorwathHTL, and Stiles Capital Events, co-hosts and organisers of the annual Hotel Investment Conference Asia Pacific (HICAP), are pleased to announce that entries for the HICAP 2014 Sustainable Hotel Awards are now being accepted. The deadline for Awards submissions is 31July 2014. The 25th annual HICAP will be held 15-17 October […]

ITC Hotels sustains its sustainability credentials

  ITC Hotels group is continuing its push to deliver sustainable initiatives in the hospitality industry in India. Their efforts have been rewarded with ITC Maurya being named ‘Best Eco Friendly Hotel’ in the National Tourism Awards. ITC Maurya, Delhi has been awarded the ‘Best Eco Friendly Hotel’ at the prestigious National Tourism Awards, hosted […]

Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels ltd make sustainable progress.

ITP member Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels (HSH) has published its 2013 annual report including their progress on environmental and sustainability targets. The report has been prepared according to the new G4 Sustainability Reporting Guidelines of the Global Reporting Initiative, and details the company’s environmental, social and financial performance for 2013. HSH is one of the […]