Green Hotel Club partners with RAI Hotel Services Amsterdam
THE NETHERLANDS: RAI Hotel Services, the hotel reservation platform of RAI Amsterdam, …
Marriott contributes to human trafficking survivor fund
US: Marriott International has made a USD$550,000 combined contribution to the AHLA …
Booking.com’s Travel Sustainable gains GSTC-Recognised Status
WORLDWIDE: Booking.com’s ‘Travel Sustainable’ programme for accommodation, has gained GSTC-Recognised Status. The …
Millennium Hotels launches sustainable food initiative
UAE: Millennium Hotels & Resorts has partnered with Watermelon, a leading food and beverage procurement platform.
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.
Melia to use “digital twinning” to measure water
WORLDWIDE: Meliá Hotels International is to create “digital twins” of the water infrastructure at its properties, to help monitor consumption as well as identify anomalies and improvement areas. Report by Mark Caswell
Washington DC to host second Sustainability Summit for business travel
US: Tomorrow the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) will be hosting its second global Sustainability Summit, in Washington DC.
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.
Exclusive Collection partners with RAW Charging to roll out EV chargers
UK: Exclusive Collection has partnered with RAW Charging to install EV chargers at five of its venues so far. Mark Caswell reports
Luxury hospitality company Inspirato joins Sustainable Hospitality Alliance
UK: The Sustainable Hospitality Alliance has announced Inspirato Incorporated as its newest member.
Fully electric room2 Belfast to open this summer
EUROPE: The Lamington Group is adding to its net zero “hometel” brand with the opening of room2 Belfast this summer.
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
Indian Hotels Company to “phase out” single-use plastic
INDIA: Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL), India’s largest hospitality company, has said it is committed to reducing single-use plastic across its portfolio.
Belfast Hotel Group invests £380,000 in solar energy
EUROPE: Northern Ireland’s largest hotel group, Andras Hotels, has installed 947 solar panels at the group’s Crowne Plaza hotel in Belfast, representing an investment of £380,000.
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