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Green Hotelier Talking Point: Supply Chain Deforestation Risk

Green Hotelier Talking Point: Fair Trade and Sustainable Supply Chains. Continuing our Talking Point theme exploring supply chains, ITP’s Fran Hughes looks at the challenges of reporting on a high but hidden risk; deforestation. Launched in 2009, the CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project) forests disclosure programme acts on behalf of investors to collect information from companies […]

Fresh fruit, fresh veg, fresh thinking: local supply in Fethiye

Green Hotelier Talking Point: Fair Trade and Sustainable Supply Chains. Continuing our Talking Point for February about sustainability in supply chains linking to Fairtrade Fortnight, Wendy Moore Destination Programmes Manager for the Travel Foundation describes the impact of their Taste of Fethiye initiative in Turkey. The Travel Foundation’s Taste of Fethiye project in Turkey tackles one […]

Green Hotelier Talking Point: Fair Trade Tourism

Green Hotelier Talking Point: Fair Trade and Sustainable Supply Chains. Our Talking Point for February focuses on sustainability in supply chains and also links to Fairtrade Fortnight. Here, Thokozile Qoboza of  Fair Trade Tourism explains why fair trade doesn’t just apply to the products and materials you source, but goes far deeper and should consider the local […]

Supply Chains – How would you count the cost?

Green Hotelier Talking Point: Supply Chain – what’s the cost? Our Talking Point for February, tying in with Fairtrade Fortnight, takes a look at supply chain issues. Introducing our theme for the month, ITP’s Head of Programmes asks, can you afford not to investigate your supply chain? By Fran Hughes, Head of Programmes, International Tourism Partnership. This month […]

Work inclusion means challenging employers’ perspectives

Green Hotelier Talking Point: Employment Opportunities and Work Inclusion. Continuing this month’s Talking Point, we approached a charity that knows all about finding employment within hospitality settings for some of the hardest people to employ. By Chris Moore, chief executive of The Clink Charity. The Clink Charity, whilst providing training and employment opportunities for ex-offenders […]

Employ to include, a perfect New Year’s resolution!

Green Hotelier Talking Point: Employment Opportunities and Work Inclusion. Every month this year, Green Hotelier will be hosting a monthly Talking Point. We want to focus on one key issue that affects sustainability in the hospitality industry and get people talking, debating and sharing their ideas. This month our issue is employment opportunities and work […]

ITP Members at Davos: “We will help reshape the world”

Green Hotelier Talking Point: Employment Opportunities and Work Inclusion. International Tourism Partnership (ITP) members Hilton Worldwide and Marriott have pledged to help ‘reshape the world’ with more inclusive employment opportunities for young people. Lack of information, misjudgement and preconception are the biggest barriers preventing young people from connecting to careers. Meeting at the World Economic […]