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How sustainable of a hotel guest are you?

editor editor- June 11, 2019 01:30

With a growing concern over climate change, the environment is high on everyone’s agendas. But how can hotel guests be encouraged to be more sustainable? From plastic to pollution to ... Read More

Centara Marks Important Environmental Events with Beachfront Campaign and Plastic-hungry Sea Life Creatures

editor editor- June 10, 2019 22:06

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, is marking this year’s World Environment Day (5th June) and Ocean Day (8th June) events with a month-long campaign to raise awareness ... Read More

Seychelles efforts for a sustainable destination in the forefront

editor editor- June 7, 2019 21:18

The destination joins the rest of the world to celebrate world environment day, a time us to reflect on sustainable tourism and how Seychelles as a destination is actively advocating ... Read More

RIU Hotels & Resorts joins UN’s “Beat Air Pollution” program

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019 16:35

For World Environment Day, once again this year RIU Hotels & Resorts has joined the United Nations’ program #BeatAirPollution, in order to tackle one of the greatest environmental challenges of ... Read More

Celebrate World Environment Day by being a more sustainable hotel guest

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019 18:10

With a growing concern over climate change, the environment is high on everyone’s agendas. But how can hotel guests be encouraged to be more sustainable? From plastic to pollution to ... Read More

Mexican Caribbean revolutionizes tourism through sustainable initiatives

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019 18:55

Boasting turquoise waters, lush wild jungle and historic Mayan architecture, the Mexican Caribbean has implemented revolutionary sustainable practices to maintain those natural riches, now reflected in the third annual Sustainable ... Read More

The “Triple Excellence in Nightlife” lands in Ibiza

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019 19:15

In a recent meeting of members of the association "Ocio de Ibiza" (Ibiza's Nightlife Association), affiliated to the International Nightlife Association, several of its members announced that they will implement ... Read More

Hilton Hotels in Myanmar launches “CoffeeBriques” program

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 6, 2019 16:37

Hilton Hotels in Myanmar has launched a program that turns waste coffee grounds into “coffeeBriques” that can be used for cooking and heating. The simple steps to make coffeeBriques were ... Read More

Swiss-Belhotel International Senior VP highlights the need for responsible tourism at ATM

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019 16:01

Laurent A. Voivenel, Senior Vice President, Operations and Development for the Middle East, Africa and India, Swiss-Belhotel International, spoke today at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) on the critical need ... Read More

IMEX exhibitors invited to make Sustainable Exhibiting Pledge

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 17:10

IMEX in Frankfurt has invited exhibitors at this year’s show (21 -23 May) to make a Sustainable Exhibiting Pledge as it continues to increase its commitment to demonstrating and leading ... Read More

Soap bars around the world get a new life from Red Lion Hotels

editor editor- April 22, 2019 23:43

Based on US market statistics, the combined hospitality segment produces close to 440 billion pounds of solid waste per year. A great amount of this waste is made up of ... Read More

World’s top 10 sustainable places to stay revealed

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 19, 2019 15:30

Travel is not just about seeing the wonders of the earth but understanding our impact upon it. With increasing frequency, people are looking to make the shift from "tourist" to ... Read More

Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai participates in Can Collection Day

editor editor- March 30, 2019 18:55

The Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai has been making great strides in cutting down its carbon footprint by implementing the best environmental practices. The hotel joined the ‘Can Collection Day’ organised ... Read More

ICAO experts agree on global measures towards sustainable aviation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019 18:56

Global measures to address aviation’s environmental impact were agreed at a meeting of the two hundred and fifty experts of ICAO’s Committee on Aviation Environmental Protection (CAEP), which concluded last ... Read More

Livist Resorts Group unveils first Petchabun in Thailand luxury designer boutique resort

editor editor- February 26, 2019 22:04

Livist Resorts Group, owned by the D Living Properties Co., Ltd. Revealed its first property Livist Design Resort Pechabun, the first 5-star luxury urban design boutique resort to be opened ... Read More

Barbican event venue moves to 100% renewable electricity

editor editor- February 26, 2019 00:11

The Barbican event venue is now all completely run by renewable electricity. The switch, which took place in the last quarter of 2018, was part of a wider City of ... Read More

eTN interview with Cuban Tourism Office Councilor: Major plans for island’s tourism revival

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- February 18, 2019 18:30

Launched in November 2018, Cuba's celebration of the 500th anniversary of the founding of San Cristobal de la Habana will end in November 2019. Its busy calendar includes art, culture, ... Read More

Thinking globally: Victoria Cliff Resort in Mergui Archipelago , Andaman Sea

Keith Lyons Keith Lyons- February 18, 2019 04:55

Victoria Cliff Resort, a new snorkeling and dive resort in the Mergui Archipelago is ‘thinking globally, acting locally’ to foster sustainable tourism in Myanmar, as Keith Lyons discovers. One of ... Read More

Rats on the rise in Barbados: Ministry steps in

editor editor- February 13, 2019 02:34

The rat population is on the rise in Barbados, and the Ministry of Health and Wellness has stepped in and allocated BBD $155,000 to address the issue. It has established ... Read More

Cinnamon Lodge Habarana reaches greater heights

editor editor- February 8, 2019 01:13

Cinnamon Lodge Habarana is a 5-star resort nestled in nature’s serenity right in the heart of Sri Lanka’s Cultural Triangle Green Globe recertified Cinnamon Lodge Habarana in January this year ... Read More

Hyatt Regency Nice Palais De La Méditerranée has been Green Globe Certified for the second consecutive year

editor editor- January 31, 2019 21:29

With its strong commitment to the environment, the local community and the well-being of its employees, Hyatt Regency Nice Palais de la Méditerranée has been rewarded for the second consecutive ... Read More

Hôtel Martinez: Art Deco combined with sustainable luxury

editor editor- January 9, 2019 20:35

Green Globe recently recertified the Hôtel Martinez in Cannes in acknowledgement of its ongoing commitment to sustainable management and operations. Read More

Courtyard Burlington, Ontario: Innovative design and flexible space

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 19, 2018 10:37

In Canada Courtyard by Marriott Hotel has opened its doors in Burlington, Ontario and ready to serve you. Featuring an innovative lobby space as well as Courtyard’s latest contemporary room ... Read More

Barceló Bávaro Grand Resort recycles over 4k plastic bottles a day

editor editor- December 13, 2018 14:38

Green Globe recently recertified the Barceló Bávaro Grand Resort in the Dominican Republic awarding the property an outstanding compliance score of 91%.  Read More

IMEX Group: Leveraging assets set to dominate 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 7, 2018 05:41

2018 has been the year when interest in live events, experiential activities, women in leadership, mental wellbeing and robots skyrocketed. In 2019, IMEX Group expects all these trends to continue; ... Read More

New life for airplane structure material in groundbreaking partnership

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 5, 2018 00:41

Carbon-fiber reinforced material is extremely strong and lightweight, making it attractive for a variety of uses, including in building the super-efficient 787 Dreamliner and the all-new 777X airplane. Read More

Brits worst at recycling while on holiday

editor editor- October 26, 2011 06:28

UK visitors to France during the last 12 months were among the worst culprits for not recycling or recycling incorrectly while on holiday, according to a recent resort study carried ... Read More

Sorry state of recycling in the airline industry

editor editor- March 3, 2010 06:16

Mark Ashley watches with a weary eye whenever flight attendants walk up and down the aisles of a plane to collect the trash on his flights. Read More

Westin Tabor Center hotel saving scraps for the future

editor editor- June 26, 2008 04:26

DENVER, Colorado - The associate Green Team at The Westin Tabor Center has announced a commercial recycling program where food scraps, liquids such as beer, milk and juice, as well ... Read More

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