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North India’s first zero waste guesthouse launches

North India’s first zero waste guesthouse launches

As travel & tourism continues to grow, one entrepreneurial pair are making sure guests have less impact on the environment. Indian and Canadian duo, Manoj Gour and Jazzmine Lawton Raine, have joined forces to create Hara House, promoting responsible consumption, sustainable travel, social good and the future of the hospitality and tourism industry in North […]

Dusit Thani partnership for sustainable farming

A Maldivian resort has partnered with a food waste solution to bring sustainable farming to the area.   Dusit Thani Maldives has added a state-of-the-art composting machine on the island that is both contributing further to the environmental protection of Mudhdhoo Island, as well as advancing towards sustainable farming.   Built by Compostech and certified […]

Cayuga Collection is finalist for Tourism for Tomorrow Awards

Former Green Hotelier Award winner The Cayuga Collection was named as a finalist in the People category of the Tourism for Tomorrow Awards this week. The hotel management company operates nine sustainable luxury lodges and hotels in Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Panama and only partners with projects that share their vision of responsible hospitality and […]

Hotel Rural Vale do Rio: Running on 100% renewable energy

The owners of this hotel in rural Portugal began their journey knowing from the outset – at design stage – that they wanted sustainable solutions to their energy use, partly because they have an unusual historical legacy on the site. Can you take us on your hotel or resort’s sustainability journey?  The construction of the […]

Lux makes Ile des Deux Cocos 100% renewable

LUX Resorts & Hotels has implemented 130 solar panels and batteries to fully substitute diesel-based power generation at its Ile des Deux Cocos property, off-grid in South-East Mauritius. Building upon the many eco-friendly initiatives already embedded in LUX’s sustainable vision, this project demonstrates the power of the group’s Tread Lightly programme, whereby guests’ participation supports […]

New research will determine the impact of different types of tourism on a destination

The Travel Foundation have launched a study to understand the value of different tourist markets within a destination. Their findings will inform a new approach in sustainable destination management, focusing not only on visitor numbers, but also on the costs and benefits of different types of tourism. Starting in Tenerife, the organisation will be looking at […]

Cambodia event explores innovative ideas for eco-responsible hospitality and tourism

Registration is open for an event in Cambodia which brings hospitality and tourism professionals together to discuss innovative ideas for sustainability in the sector. ASSET-H&C is the Association of Southeast Asian Social Enterprises for Training in Hospitality & Catering. This platform brings together vocational training centres willing to work together to better fulfil their shared […]

Research shows solar energy a good fit for safari lodges

A recent report from THEnergy-IPS has demonstrated that solar hybrid systems are a good energy solution for safari lodges. Safari lodges are usually located in remote natural landscapes and often not connected to the national grid; generating power on-site using diesel generators. Diesel power is flexible, but has disadvantages including high costs – partly due […]

Diamond Resorts share the sustainability message

Diamond Resorts works hard with colleagues and guests to ensure messages on waste and energy saving are always on people’s minds. Sustainability is a core value for team members at Diamond Resorts International, and as a global leader in the hospitality and vacation ownership industries, the company is dedicated to reducing its carbon footprint for […]

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