Overtourism, certification, carbon, and communications were among the topics addressed in the first day of the responsible tourism programme at World Travel market in London
The technology exists today to fully decarbonise the hotel sector, says report. Solving the issue of climate change becomes how to accelerate the solutions
Study shows reviews that mention hotel social or environmental initiatives score higher than those that don’t, implying business advantage from such efforts
Instagram and Facebook based project seeks to introduce sustainable hotels to Polish audience
Travindy shares the stories that can transform tourism into a force for good. if you’ve a story that can help this happen, we’d love to hear from you
Airbnbis to expand a pilot programme – which is especially targeted at women and young people from underserved communities – to township communities across South Africa
A new report exposes how the hotel industry is driving the global inequality crisis by relying on women’s cheap labour to maximize profits
Integrated with Mandai’s natural surroundings, it is envisioned the eco-friendly resort will provide an immersive stay close to nature, offering unique experiences that inspire care for biodiversity and sustainable behaviour
The International Tourism Partnership’s members commit to targets around four of the SDGs addressing carbon, water, human rights and youth employment.
Take a Green Step contains best practices, case-studies, tools and several tips to help restaurants and hotels become more sustainable.
Human Rights at Sea has announced its close involvement in the Steering Group for the development of the Publicly Available Specification 1550:2017 which concerns a new voluntary Code of Practice for due diligence and fair working practices in the fisheries sector.
Shinta Mani Hotels in Siem Reap have recently introduced a programme to train and employ local blind massage therapists to work in the hotels’ Spa, so they can earn a living and support themselves and their families.
Previously the Head of CSR for Shangri-La Hotels, Patricia Dwyer from The Purpose Business talks about her achievements, impact and sustainability
The hotel now offers guests use of six custom-built unique bamboo bicycles, built from scratch by hotel staff under the expert guidance and tuition of the team at Bamboo Bicycle Club.
UK hotel group Shiva Hotels is looking to take human trafficking and modern slavery head on, launching an industry-first anti-slavery program, which it began rolling out across its hotels last week.
NH Hotels is the latest global hotel group to align its CSR reporting and activities with the United Nations’ SDGs revealing details of the group’s commitments to responsible business in their annual report.
In June Astana, Kazakhstan hosted the UNWTO’s World Conference on Tourism and Future Energy: Unlocking Low-Carbon Growth Opportunities. Holly Tuppen was there from BoutEco to learn more.
Shiva Hotels is launching industry-leading measures to tackle modern slavery and raise awareness of the issue across its portfolio of hotels. The launch coincides with World Day Against Trafficking in Persons on 30 July.