We speak with the Strategy Lead of the Stop Slavery Hotel Industry Network about its efforts to bring together various stakeholders within the industry to address modern slavery.
If your hotel is investing in low water pressure systems, temperature control devices or green products in order to be more sustainable, don’t forget to communicate the benefits to your guests to make sure they understand why and support your efforts
Professor Graham Miller, an expert in sustainable tourism, has been appointed as the new chairman of one of the leading organisations in hospitality CSR and sustainability, Considerate Hoteliers.
The report details the impacts and highlights stories about some of the innovative sustainability projects at its Unique Lodges collection, supporting idea that tourism can be a powerful force for good in the world.
The report marks the end of Rezidor’s five year Think Planet campaign to reduce 25% of the company’s energy consumption which it achieved.
Rather than viewing the Walled Off as an art installation offering political commentary, it is more useful to see it as a working hotel with a capacity for sparking political awareness.
A company risks being guilty of offences including slavery, servitude, forced or compulsory labour and human trafficking if it knows, or ought to know, that they are occurring in its business or supply chain. Tourism companies need to be aware….
IHG the InterContinental Hotel Group has launched RISE – a programme to inspire and mentor women into leadership positions.
The sustainability consultancy has launched an online portal to make tracking, analysing and benchmarking key sustainability data easy and affordable
The Awards will recognise Dubai’s most eco-friendly hotels and reflects the city’s goal to become one of the world’s leading sustainable tourism destinations.
Ecotourism is about uniting conservation, communities, and sustainable travel. This means that tourists who participate in ecotourism activities want reassurance that their host follows defined ecotourism principles. By Des Langkilde. Ecotourism Definitions In his book ‘Ecotourism: An Academic Definition’ (1999 p.43) David A. Fennell defines ecotourism as “… a sustainable form of natural resource-based tourism that focuses primarily on […]
Jochen Zeitz from Segera, NatGeo World Legacy Awards finalist in Destination Leadership, talks about achieving a lasting impact on nature and communities.
The InterContinental Hotel Group has released its 2016 corporate social responsibility report and is aligning its actions with the global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
With the City of Cape Town’s level 3B water restrictions coming into force, FEDHASA, the Federated Hospitality Association of South Africa has called on its members to optimise water resource management across the industry.
Paths of Greece, a Social Cooperative Entreprise, in cooperation with Green Evolution, an environmental consultancy, is launching a new ecolabel titled “Hikers’ Friendly”. The ecolabel is initially offered to accommodation facilities in Greece that wish to be recognised as “Hikers’ Friendly Hotels”.
The UK’s first ever energy-saving conference – Hotel Energy 17 – is set to take place on 11th May. Fran Hughes, director of ITP the International Tourism Partnership is chairing the event.
The Federated Hospitality Association of South Africa (FEDHASA) has called on its members to optimise water resource management, with the City of Cape Town currently under level 3B water restrictions.
The UN housing agency and Kenya have signed a deal to promote environmentally sustainable tourism in the east African country. UN Human Settlement Program Chief of the Urban Energy Unit Dr Vincent Kitio told a media briefing in Nairobi that under the agreement, the UN body will offer technical advice.