World Sustainable Travel & Hospitality Awards extends entry deadline to May 31st

Less than three weeks left to enter the inaugural World Sustainable Travel & Hospitality Awards

Partnership announced between the International Social Tourism Organisation and the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance to promote inclusive tourism

With the aim to drive responsible tourism that is accessible to all, the partnership has been announced today between the International Social Tourism Organisation (ISTO) and the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance (the Alliance).

Partnership announced between the International Social Tourism Organisation and the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance to promote inclusive tourism

The Net Positive Hospitality Podcast: Female leaders discuss ‘Feminine Leadership and Sustainability’ on International Women’s Day

The Sustainable Hospitality Alliance partners with the FHRAI, inaugurating a new era in Net Positive Hospitality

In a move to advance sustainability in India, the Federation of Hotels and Restaurant Associations of India (FHRAI), the world’s third-largest hospitality association, has joined forces with the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance (the Alliance).

The Sustainable Hospitality Alliance partners with the FHRAI, inaugurating a new era in Net Positive Hospitality

Net Positive Hospitality Simulation

Equality in Tourism announces winners of the Gender Equality Champion of the Year Award at ITB Berlin 2024

Belize Tourism Board pioneers sustainability in hospitality by joining forces with the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance

World Sustainable Travel & Hospitality Awards (WSTHA) Advisory Board unveils categories ahead of inaugural ceremony in Belize on World Tourism Day 2024

The World Sustainable Travel & Hospitality Awards (WSTHA) has unveiled 21 categories for its inaugural global programme, which aims to recognise and share the stories of individuals and organisations making an impactful contribution in sustainable travel and tourism.

World Sustainable Travel & Hospitality Awards (WSTHA) Advisory Board unveils categories ahead of inaugural ceremony in Belize on World Tourism Day 2024

Hotelschool The Hague partners with the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance to develop knowledge and training partnership to achieve Net Positive Hospitality

The Sustainable Hospitality Alliance and World Travel Awards join forces to launch the World Sustainable Travel & Hospitality Awards, elevating sustainable tourism to new heights

The Sustainable Hospitality Alliance (The Alliance) is thrilled to announce a partnership with the World Travel Awards at FITUR MADRID.

The Sustainable Hospitality Alliance and World Travel Awards join forces to launch the World Sustainable Travel & Hospitality Awards, elevating sustainable tourism to new heights

Innovative new Digital Pathway maps out route to Net Positive Hospitality

The Sustainable Hospitality Alliance has launched a ground-breaking new digital version of the Pathway to Net Positive Hospitality today, at COP28 in Dubai. This cutting-edge tool provides hospitality companies with a clear roadmap to accelerate their ESG progress, enabling them to navigate the stages of the pathway with ease.

Innovative new Digital Pathway maps out route to Net Positive Hospitality

Excelling in Accessible Hospitality: 6 Strategies for Accessibility Excellence

Case study: Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts – Reaching Across Barriers to Engage Local Talent

New Resource Directory launched by the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance to support the journey to Net Positive Hospitality

Net Positive action planner

Employee engagement factsheet

Customer engagement factsheet

Community Engagement factsheet

Tracking progress on the Pathway to Net Positive Hospitality

Considerations for building owners

Financing Net Positive Hospitality

The Sustainable Hospitality Alliance launches new ethical recruitment training for hotels looking to employ migrant workers

Sustainable Hospitality Alliance partners with the Living Wage Foundation to advance responsible hospitality

Net Positive Hospitality Simulation Launched by the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance

The Sustainable Hospitality Alliance (the Alliance) announces the launch of a new learning tool for hotels to understand the connection between environmental, social and governance issues, to ultimately test out the outcomes of different solutions and strategic decisions.

Net Positive Hospitality Simulation Launched by the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance

Reporting in line with the EU Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD)

Case study: Supporting Local Communities – Empowering Women Farmers Through Tourism

Planet Happiness and the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance announce partnership to promote inclusivity and destination wellbeing

Understand and overcome the barriers to employment for young people

Ground-breaking new project aims to strengthen local supply chains in the hospitality sectors across eight African countries

An innovative new project is announced today, aimed at supporting hotels across eight African countries in sourcing more through local supply chains.  The project will be run by the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance and aims to increase the hospitality industry’s positive impact in local communities and improve hotels environmental and social sustainability.

Ground-breaking new project aims to strengthen local supply chains in the hospitality sectors across eight African countries

New partnership aims to encourage hospitality industry to support refugees

Following World Refugee Day last week, the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance and the Tent Partnership for Refugees (Tent) are pleased to announce their partnership which will see them collaborate in encouraging the world’s hospitality industry to support refugees’ economic integration.

New partnership aims to encourage hospitality industry to support refugees

12 tips to ensure a fair recruitment process

European Network for Accessible Tourism and the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance join forces to support disability inclusion in the hospitality sector

The Sustainable Hospitality Alliance is partnering with the European Network for Accessible Tourism (ENAT) to increase disability inclusion and promote universal access in the hospitality industry.

European Network for Accessible Tourism and the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance join forces to support disability inclusion in the hospitality sector

The IRC and the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance aim to drive the hospitality industry in empowering and supporting refugees

The IRC and the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance aim to drive the hospitality industry in empowering and supporting refugees

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is partnering with the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance to engage the hospitality sector in helping people affected by humanitarian crises and disasters.

Sightsavers and the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance join forces to support disability inclusion in the hospitality sector

Sightsavers and the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance join forces to support disability inclusion in the hospitality sector

Sustainable Hospitality Alliance is partnering with international development organisation Sightsavers to increase disability inclusion in the hospitality industry, with a focus on countries in Africa and Asia.

Sage Inclusion and the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance announce partnership to promote Net Positive Hospitality

Travel Excellence wins award for pioneering gender equality

Travel Excellence, a Costa Rican travel operator, wins the first Gender Equality Champion of the Year Award for the hospitality and tourism sector, on the 8th March at ITB Berlin. The award is from Equality in Tourism, and sponsored by the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance.

Travel Excellence wins award for pioneering gender equality

How to empower women into employment and training – 10 tips from the leading responsible hospitality network

Pathway to Net Positive Hospitality

DAC Beachcroft partners with the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance to promote ethical employment

IOM and the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance sign Co-operation Agreement to Promote Ethical Recruitment and Protect Migrant Workers

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance (Alliance) will collaborate on the protection of migrants and enhance safe, orderly, and regular labour migration.

IOM and the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance sign Co-operation Agreement to Promote Ethical Recruitment and Protect Migrant Workers

Hospitality industry launches united platform to provide opportunities for refugees

New platform, Hospitality Unite, has launched to support refugees and their families by providing access to hospitality job opportunities.

Hospitality industry launches united platform to provide opportunities for refugees

Could your employees recognise a recruitment scam?

Preventing exploitation of temporary migrant workers – what can your hotel do?

Temporary migrant worker recruitment factsheet

Recruitment scams factsheet

Guidance for supporting refugees and internally displaced people

Hospitality industry launches resource hub in united response to aid refugees

 The leading network for responsible hospitality, the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance, launches new guidance and resource hub for hotels seeking to support refugees and internally displaced people. 

Hospitality industry launches resource hub in united response to aid refugees

Supporting refugees and internally displaced people

Establishing ethical recruitment practices in the hospitality industry

Determining the sustainability of hotels in your supply chain

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

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

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.

Promoting Fair Recruitment and Employment – for hotels in Qatar

Reporting under the UK Modern Slavery Act

A factsheet for the hospitality industry to help hotels respond to the UK Modern Slavery Act 2015 Transparency in Supply Chains clause.

Reporting under the UK Modern Slavery Act (members)

This factsheet has been compiled to help hotels respond to the UK Modern Slavery Act 2015 Transparency in Supply Chains clause. 

Principles on Forced Labour – guidance for the hospitality industry (members)

This guidance provides more detailed advice on the steps that can be taken to apply the principles across all areas of your business.

Migrant Workers in the Hotel Sector – industry guidance (members)

Following Covid-19, this guidance focuses on how hospitality companies can support the most vulnerable in their value chains with a particular focus on modern slavery.

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.

Principles on Forced Labour in recruitment post covid-19 (members)

Key steps for the hospitality industry to ensure the recovery is fair and sustainable for all, and risk of exploitation is avoided or promptly addressed.

Know How Guide: Human Rights and the Hotel Industry

Provides an overview of human rights within hospitality, guidance on developing a human rights policy, performing due diligence and addressing any adverse human rights impacts.

Risks of Modern Slavery in Labour Sourcing training

A comprehensive free online training designed to improve awareness of human rights risks in hotel operations and labour sourcing.

Principles on Forced Labour

Our principles help the hospitality industry to address the primary drivers of forced labour

Guidelines for Checking Recruitment Agencies

Guidelines for Checking Recruitment Agencies supports hotels to perform the necessary checks and procedures when engaging private employment agencies to recruit workers.

Promoting ethical recruitment in the hotel and tourism industry

Responsible recruitment programme

Principles on Forced Labour

Human rights

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.

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.

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 Principles on Forced Labour

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