Californian hotel aims to be carbon neutral by next year
US: The Ameswell Hotel, a design and technology-inspired hotel in California, is aiming to be carbon neutral by 2024.
Edyn publishes first ESG impact report
EUROPE: Hospitality group edyn has published its inaugural impact report, with details including reductions in CO2 emissions and plans to improve waste data. Mark Caswell reports
Accor partners with Green Key and Green Globe for sustainability certification
WORLDWIDE: Accor is aiming for all of its hotels to receive an external sustainability certification before the end of 2026. Mark Caswell reports
Premier Inn to open first all-electric property this year
UK: Premier Inn will open its first all-electric property this year, as its owner Whitbread’s net zero target is validated by SBTi.
First carbon negative hotel in the US to open in Denver next year
US: Developer Urban Villages will open the US’ first carbon negative hotel in spring next year in Denver, and another one in Seattle in the summer of 2024.
Highgate publishes first ESG report
WORLDWIDE: Real estate investment and hospitality management company Highgate has outlined a series of sustainability goals in its first ESG report. Mark Caswell reports.
easyHotel to reduce carbon emissions by 45 per cent in UK hotels
UK: Budget brand easyHotel is planning to spend £4.5 million to reduce its carbon emissions in UK hotels this year.
citizenM secures Sustainability Linked Loan with aim to reduce environmental impact
WORLDWIDE: citizenM has secured a dual currency €243.3M and £201.7M Sustainability Linked Loan (SLL).
TUI aims for all hotels and resorts to be zero carbon by 2030
WORLDWIDE: TUI has pledged its hotels and resorts worldwide will reach carbon zero emissions by 2030.
Kew Green Hotels to manage Morocco’s first eco-village
MOROCCO: UK-based Kew Green Hotels has been appointed by Earth Holding, as the hotel management company for Azembay, the first eco-village in Morocco, North Africa.
Accor commits to net zero emissions by 2050
Accor has committed to reaching net zero emissions by 2050 and increasing energy “sufficiency” in the short and long term.
Radisson Hotel Group becomes member of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council
WORLDWIDE: Radisson Hotel Group has committed to its ongoing development of sustainable tourism practices by joining the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC).
Marriott extends its EV network across Asia Pacific
ASIA: Marriott International’s is aiming to expand its electric vehicle (EV) network across Asia Pacific in line with its commitment to achieve net zero.
Net positive hospitality at heart of sustainable partnership
UK: The Sustainable Hospitality Alliance and the Considerate Group have teamed up to help advance net positive hospitality.
Greenview partners with Sustainable Hospitality Alliance
UK: The Sustainable Hospitality Alliance and Greenview have become partners to advance sustainability across the hotel industry.