Category: News

Bluestone Resort in Wales using 100 per cent bio gas 

WALES: Bluestone Resort has become the first hospitality business in Wales to …

Zeal Hotels breaks ground on net zero hotel 

UK: The ground has been broken at Exeter Science Park for the …

PKF hospitality group joins Energy and Environment Alliance

EUROPE: PKF hospitality group, a leader in hospitality and tourism consulting, has …

Tallinn gains two Green Key hotels

ESTONIA: Estonian capital Tallinn has gained two Green Key hotels after Tallink …’s Travel Sustainable gains GSTC-Recognised Status

WORLDWIDE:’s ‘Travel Sustainable’ programme for accommodation, has gained GSTC-Recognised Status. The …

Accor highlights sustainable food strategy

WORLDWIDE: Accor is aiming to tackle food waste and step up its …

Cornell data reveals water usage and emissions down to hotel type

US: The annual Cornell Hotel Sustainability Benchmarking Index reveals how star ratings …

FOCUS ON: LEED Certification

In our FOCUS ON series we look at common questions, acronyms and …

Rosewood Hotel Group launches sustainability roadmap

WORLDWIDE: Rosewood Hotel Group has launched a new roadmap aimed at “delivering …

Millennium Hotels launches sustainable food initiative

UAE: Millennium Hotels & Resorts has partnered with Watermelon, a leading food and beverage procurement platform.

Ecostars hotel standard achieves GSTC-Recognised status

WORLDWIDE: The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) has announced the Ecostars Standard has gained GSTC-Recognised status.

American Express launches sustainable hotel directory

US: American Express Travel is expanding its signature hotel programmes to make it easier for cardholders to identify sustainable hotels. 

Summit reveals “complete change of mindset” needed for sustainable business travel

US: The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) Sustainability Summit brought together industry experts from hotels and across the sector with some urging for a “complete change of mindset” along with collaboration to make green business travel work.

easyJet Holidays part of first “ESG Framework for Tourism Businesses”

UK: UNWTO has joined forces with Oxford SDG Impact Lab and easyJet Holidays to develop the first ESG Framework for Tourism Businesses.

GHA Green Collection adds more than 100 Minor Hotels 

THAILAND: More than 100 properties operated by Minor Hotels, have been included in the GHA Green Collection, which offers travellers the choice to book a more sustainable hotel.