The Covid-19 pandemic has forced us to question the way our economy and society have operated for centuries. The pandemic coupled with severe climate change is making us rethink age-old operating models, forcing many industries to reoptimize their operations. This holds true for the hotel industry as well.
Companies up their sustainability game amid tussle to retain talent
Corporate giants are increasingly backing the move to net zero with ambitious sustainability commitments.
Findings of a survey conducted by STR's Tourism Consumer Insights team revealed the importance of sustainable tourism as well as the impact of climate change on traveler perception.
Growth in aircraft seats and ASKs outpace carbon offsetting, biofuel investments and emission reductions
Sustainability is top of the agenda this year at Davos as governments and businesses around the world are grappling with ways to combat climate change.
Analysis by PwC of over 1000 published reports from listed, private and public sector organisations, highlights that with only ten years to deliver the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), there is a great deal of work to be done if business is to contribute meaningfully to national efforts.
Building on the data collected for the Cornell Hotel Sustainability Benchmarking (CHSB) Index, this study is the first to lay the groundwork for measuring the industrys collective impact by combining several data sets to estimate the total supply, energy usage, water usage, and carbon emissions of the hotel industry worldwide – based on room count.
Government and city level regulation and greater environmental awareness among occupiers are combining to make green retrofitting an increasing priority for investors.
The sixth annual Cornell Hotel Sustainability Benchmarking study finds that participating hotels generally have continued to reduce their energy and water use, although the energy intensity recorded by luxury hotels continues to be relatively high.