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Singapore hotels on sustainability journey in course partnership

SINGAPORE: Agoda, the digital travel and booking platform, is teaming up with the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) to help create sustainable tourism practices for hotels.

Best Sustainable Hotel announced at the National Geographic Traveller Hotel Awards 

UK: The National Geographic Traveller (UK) has announced the winners and runners up of its hotel awards.

US App launches A Green Way to Travel Initiative

US: WayAway, the recently founded price comparison app for travel, has announced the launch of ‘A Green Way To Travel Initiative’.

Upcycled “Bus Resort” to open in Singapore

WTS Travel and partners (LHN Group and Sky Win Holding Pte Ltd) are launching a sustainability-focused resort with guest rooms made from recycled public buses.

WTTC to release benchmarking reports for members of Hotel Sustainability Basics

The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) will release its benchmarking reports this summer for members of its Hotel Sustainability Basics initiative.

Two Voco hotels in Oxford awarded Green Key accrediation

Two Voco hotels in Oxford have been awarded the Green Key accreditation for their environmental and sustainability efforts.

easyJet launches sustainable hotels page on its website

Easyjet has launched a new part of its website, which helps those looking for hotels to choose the sustainable option.

Carbon neutral aparthotel planned for Harrogate

UK: Plans have been submitted to Harrogate Borough Council for a carbon neutral aparthotel, to be operated by Beyond Aparthotels.

Eco hotel in Slovenia paving the way for green stays

SLOVENIA: Bohinj ECO Hotel, in Triglav National Park, was the first hotel in the country to be awarded the Green Globe certification.

What are the UN’s Sustainability Development Goals and how do they impact the hospitality sector?

What are the UN’s Sustainability Development Goals and how do they impact the hospitality sector?

Six Senses to launch off grid “net-zero travel” hotel in Norway

NORWAY: Luxury hotel group Six Senses Hotels & Resorts is launching a “net-zero travel” hotel in Norway.

Small Luxury Hotels adds five properties to Considerate Collection

WORLDWIDE: Small Luxury Hotels, which recently launched its green collection of hotels, has added five properties to the Considerate Collection.

Riu Hotels & Resorts switches to renewable energy

SPAIN: Hotel group, Riu, has switched to 100 per cent renewable energy across its Spanish hotels and headquarters.

Eight easyHotels gain Green Globe certification

BENELUX: All eight easyHotels across the Netherlands and Belgium have been awarded the internationally recognised Green Globe accreditation.

Adelaide hotel development to be carbon neutral

AUSTRALIA: Thrive Construct in Adelaide has announced a AUS$300 million plan to develop two international hotels with a focus on sustainable construction.