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.
Sustainability and disability in the hospitality sector
EUROPE: The European Network for Accessible Tourism and the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance have joined forces to support disability inclusion in the hospitality sector
Centara West Bay Hotel & Residences Doha gets Green Key certification
QATAR:Centara West Bay Hotel & Residences Doha has been certified by Green Key Qatar
Rove Hotels joins the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance
UAE: Lifestyle hotel brand Rove Hotels has become the latest chain to join the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance.
Zeal Hotels signs with IHG for net zero hotel
UK: Zeal Hotels has signed an agreement with IHG Hotels and Resorts for a net zero hotel in Exeter.
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.
Premier Inn hotels to cut water consumption by 20 per cent per guest
UK: Whitbread, owner of one of the UK’s largest hotel companies Premier Inn, has announced it will cut water consumption by 20 per cent per guest by 2030.
Radisson Hotel Groups joins HRS’s Green Stay Initiative
WORLDWIDE: The Radisson Hotel Group, which is part of Choice Hotels International, has joined HRS’s Green Stay Initiative.
Best Western Hotel Group creates “Because We Care” sustainability initiative
USA: Best Western Hotel Group (BWH) is showing its commitment to environmental and social responsibility across its global portfolio with a new sustainability strategy.
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).
Accor enters partnership with Ecotourism Australia
AUSTRALASIA: Accor, which has more than 19 brands across Australia and the Pacific, has joined forces with Ecotourism Australia to certify all Accor hotels in the region.
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.
Quartz Inn Hotels adds “bubble hotel” to sustainable portfolio
SPAIN: Quartz Inn Hotels has announced the addition of the bubble hotel Miluna Open Nature Rooms to its Spanish portfolio.
Sustainability standard launching for serviced accommodation
WORLDWIDE: The International Serviced Accommodation Accreditation Process, (ISAAP) has announced it is developing a new sustainability standard for operators and providers of serviced accommodation.
Second European Sustainable Tourism Awards open for entries
EUROPE: Entries are now open for the second edition of the European Sustainable Tourism Awards “GrINN Awards 2023”.