The International Tourism Partnership (ITP) is announcing ambitious plans to standardise water measurement across the industry. The Hotel Water Measurement Initiative (HWMI) aims to “develop a methodology to enable hotel companies and individual properties to measure and report on water consumption in a consistent way.”
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1: Demand for water worldwide is projected to exceed supply by 40% by 2030.
2: The HWMI working group are: Carlson Rezidor, Diamond Resorts, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, Hilton, Hyatt, IHG, Mandarin Oriental, Marriott, NH Hotel Group, Soneva, Starwood, Taj, Hong Kong and Shanghai Hotels, Whitbread and Wyndham.
3: ITP’s Hotel Carbon Measurement Initiative, which to perform a similar function for carbon, is now used by over 21,500 hotels
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