First-of-its-kind methodology to measure waste across hotel chains unveiled

World Water Week: Ways to reduce water consumption in hotels

CEO of Sustainable Hospitality Alliance moving on to continue advancement of sustainable development

Madhu Rajesh will be stepping down as CEO of the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance as she moves on to take up a new sustainable development role.

IOM and Sustainable Hospitality Alliance launch multi-year co-operation to promote ethical recruitment

International Organization for Migration (IOM) and Sustainable Hospitality Alliance launch multi-year partnership to promote ethical recruitment and protection of migrant workers in tourism industry.

Ways hotels can reduce their ecological footprint

Earth Overshoot Day is a reminder that our approach to resources is unsustainable. Find out how we can work towards a prosperous and sustainable future.

Working collaboratively to advance the implementation of ethical recruitment principles in the hospitality industry

Find out how through multi-stakeholder partnerships the hospitality industry and the Alliance are creating practical solutions to advance ethical recruitment and accelerate pace of change.

Sustainable Hospitality Alliance joins Global Tourism Plastic Initiative to take on plastic pollution

Sustainable Hospitality Alliance has become supporting organisation of the Global Tourism Plastics Initiative, led by UNWTO and UNEP in collaboration with Ellen MacArthur Foundation.

New training resource to support disadvantaged young people to build a better future

Sustainable Hospitality Alliance has developed a new training curriculum to give young people the core skills they need to get started in their careers.

Pia Heidenmark Cook becomes trustee of the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance

The Chief Sustainability Officer of the world’s leading home furnishing retailer, Ingka Group (IKEA), has become the latest trustee to join Sustainable Hospitality Alliance.

Steps for hotels to manage their water usage

Desertification and Drought Day is a reminder of how previously fertile and biodiverse areas are transforming into desert. Find out how your hotel can help.

Removing single-use plastics from hotel operations

Each year 32% of all plastic packaging ends up in our oceans. Find out how hotels can reduce their impact by removing single-use plastics.

Sustainable Hospitality Alliance welcomes new Director of Finance and Resources

Sustainable Hospitality Alliance is pleased to welcome Simon Le Gouais as Director of Finance and Resources, a finance and operations professional with over 20 years’ experience.

Top tips for hotels on reducing food waste

Addressing food waste is not just a priority in terms of sustainability, but also benefits the bottom line via significant reductions in food costs.

How hotels can help to protect the natural world

Hospitality relies heavily on the natural world. On the International Day for Biological Diversity, find out how hotels can help reduce top threats to biodiversity.

Maximising the environmental and economic benefits of water efficiency

As tourism begins to recover, there is both an opportunity and an imperative to focus on water conservation in a time of increased hygiene protocols. 

Sustainable Hospitality Challenge launches to enhance evolution of sustainable hospitality

The Challenge convenes students from top tier hospitality business schools around the world to develop sustainable solutions and present their ideas to the industry’s leadership.

Senior industry figures unite to launch Sustainable Hospitality Alliance

The panel discussed key issues including the future of sustainable development in the industry and hospitality’s role within the community during and following the pandemic.

Working together for a more sustainable and resilient future

Wolfgang M. Neumann, Chair of Sustainable Hospitality Alliance, on how our collective power can deliver positive impact locally and on a global scale

Responsible hospitality network of leading hotel companies relaunches as the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance

The Sustainable Hospitality Alliance, which brings together the world’s leading hotel companies, has launched with the renewed vision of responsible hospitality for a better world.

New guidance tool supports fair recruitment and employment in Qatar hospitality sector

New tool provides resources tailored for hotels as well as practical steps they can take to promote decent work and reinforce fair recruitment practices.

Hospitality’s role in community resilience during the coronavirus crisis

With governments, communities and businesses taking action to tackle COVID-19 and support the welfare of their people, the hospitality industry is playing their part.

Running 100 miles to support disadvantaged young people to start a career in hospitality

In November, Terry Baker will be running 100 miles in the South Downs Way run to support our youth employment programme

The Business Case for Sustainable Hotels – new report

New report demonstrating the business benefits of sustainable hotels aimed at improving collaboration between owners, investors and operators by detailing the shared benefits for all partners.

Opening up new perspectives for young people in Sri Lanka through hospitality training

Through our youth employment programme, we have partnered TUI Care Foundation to provide career opportunities for disadvantaged young people in Sri Lanka.

International Tourism Partnership launches the first hospitality industry training to address risks of modern slavery in labour sourcing

Launching today, our new training is the first to provide guidance on addressing the particular risks of modern slavery in labour sourcing.

International Tourism Partnership and International Finance Corporation demonstrate the business case for sustainable hotels

Labour Rights in the Hospitality Sector in Qatar: A Moment of Opportunity

Guest blog by Alix Nasri, Technical Specialist, ILO Project Office in Qatar, William Rook, Senior Advisor, Strategy & Programmes, IHRB.

ITC Hotels brings a long history of responsible hospitality to strengthen International Tourism Partnership’s membership in India

ITC Hotels joins 15 other leading hotel groups as the latest member of International Tourism Partnership (ITP), bringing with them a wealth of expertise and experience in sustainable practice. First launched at the ITC Gardenia in Bengaluru in 2009, today Responsible Luxury resonates at all ITC’s hotels.

Dorint Group is the latest member to join ITP and commit to the sustainability goals

The leaders of the Dorint Group CEO Karl-Heinz Pawlizki and COO Jörg T. Böckeler demonstrate their commitment to support the hotel industry in its aim for sustainable growth and greater social responsibility by joining International Tourism Partnership (ITP)

Denmark’s BC Hospitality Group joins the International Tourism Partnership

BC Hospitality Group, one of Denmark’s leading hospitality companies, has joined the International Tourism Partnership – a non-profit organisation that brings together the world’s leading hotel companies to drive action on issues affecting society and the planet.

Katie Fallon appointed as Vice Chair of International Tourism Partnership

Katie Fallon, EVP and Global Head of Corporate Affairs, Hilton, has been appointed the Vice Chair of the Board for the International Tourism Partnership (ITP). Fallon has been a member of the ITP Board since 2017 and assumed the Vice Chair role on 2 April 2019.

Caesars Entertainment joins ITP to collaborate for protecting human rights in the hotel sector.

Caesars Entertainment has joined its peer group of leading hotel companies as a member of the International Tourism Partnership (ITP), furthering its commitment to human rights.

Action on carbon is now urgent, but hotels can work together for change

The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC’s) eye-opening report today confirms what many of us already knew to be the truth: that urgent and unprecedented action is required to keep global warming within 1.5◦C, or consequences for people and planet will be disastrous.

Helping hotels be the business blueprint for tackling human trafficking

We were delighted to announce our partnership with GFEMS to support survivors of human trafficking in Mumbai and Hanoi, through our youth employment programme.

ITP launches cutting-edge water risk intelligence for hotels and wider tourism industry

The International Tourism Partnership (ITP) has released its Destination Water Risk Index as part of World Water Week in Stockholm.

Scandic Hotels joins ITP to help tackle the Global Goals

Nordic hotel company Scandic Hotels is bringing its best practice and know-how on sustainability to collaborate with 13 other leading hotel groups as a member of ITP, the International Tourism Partnership (ITP).

ITP launches Principles on Forced Labour

ITP is delighted to unite the hotel industry in its shared commitment to three key Principles on Forced Labour.

New ITP director to join in June

Madhu Rajesh has been appointed and will follow on from Fran Hughes as director. Madhu will step into the role from Monday 4th June 2018.

Six simple steps for hotels to embed water stewardship

For World Water Day ITP is releasing its report Water Stewardship Report detailing the six simple steps for hotels and hotel groups to take in order to embed water stewardship throughout their portfolios.

Deutsche Hospitality joins ITP to collaborate for sustainable growth

International hotel group Deutsche Hospitality is bringing its highly regarded responsible business credentials to collaborate on sustainability with 12 leading hotel groups as it joins the International Tourism Partnership (ITP).

ITP carbon report provides hotel sector’s goal to mitigate climate change

ITP outlines the hotel sector’s target for carbon reduction in order to meet the 2-degree Celsius cap in Global Hotel Decarbonisation Report.

International Tourism Partnership achieves first regional dialogue on water and labour issues in Asia Pacific

Hotel companies in Asia Pacific, non-profits and specialists gathered for a day of open discussions on water and labour issues in Hong Kong.

ITP marks 25th anniversary with first ever industry-wide global commitment to sustainability

ITP announces the four Goals supported by ITP member companies as the major industry reference point to drive progress towards sustainability.

ITP welcomes Wolfgang M. Neumann as new Chairman

Wolfgang M. Neumann, President & CEO of Rezidor, is the new Chairman of the International Tourism Partnership (ITP).

ITP launches Hotel Water Measurement Initiative

International Tourism Partnership (ITP) is announcing ambitious plans to standardise water measurement with the Hotel Water Measurement Initiative.