Showing Results for tag: sustainability

Michelin Guide returns with Green Michelin Star

News Story / 27 April 2021

US: The Michelin Guide has announced it will return in 2021 with a brand-new distinction on sustainability called the Green Michelin Star, with the first hotel in Washington D.C. awarded the certification.

Accor appoints chief sustainability officer

News Story / 20 April 2021

Worldwide: Brune Poirson, former vice president of the United Nations Environment Assembly, has been named as Accor’s chief sustainability officer effective 5 May 2021.

Hospitality of the Future Think Tank forms

News Story / 24 February 2021

Worldwide: WE(i) Think, a hospitality development and investment advisory firm, in collaboration with Studio Puisto, an architecture firm, has gathered 24 industry professionals to map the future of hospitality in wellness and sustainability.

Banyan Tree Group launches sustainability grant scheme

News Story / 10 December 2020

Worldwide: Banyan Tree Global Foundation, the CSR arm of the hospitality group, has launched the Greater Good Grants which will provide financial backing up to US$10,000 across six areas that align to the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Beyond Green Travel acquired by Preferred Hotel Group

News Story / 12 June 2020

UK: Preferred Hotel Group, Inc., the family-owned parent company of Preferred Hotels & Resorts, has announced the acquisition of Beyond Green Travel, a tourism organisation providing sustainable services and consulting.

IHM launches Urban Living webinar series

News Story / 04 May 2020

UK: International Hospitality Media (IHM), the publisher of BHN, has announced the launch of a webinar series in the run up to the URBAN LIVING FESTIVAL 2020: stay-live-work

First French zero single-use plastic hotel

News Story / 10 February 2020

France: Located in the ninth district of Paris, The Best Western Premier Opéra Liège has become the first zero single-use plastic hotel in the country.

The Grand York makes plastic pledge

News Story / 01 July 2019

UK: Yorkshire’s only AA five-star hotel, The Grand York, has pledged to eliminate single use plastic by December 31st 2019.

Pacific View Inn undergoes eco refurb

News Story / 17 May 2019

US: The Pacific View Inn, an independent hotel in San Diego, California, is undergoing a major renovation with a focus on sustainability.

The Park Hotels to ban plastic straws

News Story / 03 June 2018

India: The Park Hotels has joined the worldwide campaign to eliminate plastic drinking straws from landfills, streams, oceans, and beaches.

Sternlicht opens first 1 Hotel in NYC

News Story / 21 February 2017

US: 1 Hotels founder and Starwood Capital chairman and CEO Barry Sternlicht has unveiled the brand's flagship property.

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