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

Ambitions for Net Positive certification for low carbon and resilient hotels announced at COP28

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

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

Net Positive action planner

Employee engagement factsheet

Utilities tracker

Customer engagement factsheet

Community Engagement factsheet

Tracking progress on the Pathway to Net Positive Hospitality

Considerations for building owners

Financing Net Positive Hospitality

Just a Drop Announces New ESG Initiative for Travel and Hospitality, ‘Tap Water for All’, and New Strategic Partnership with the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance

Just a Drop announces its ground-breaking new initiative, ‘Tap Water for All’, alongside a strategic partnership with the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance, which will combine Just a Drop’s expertise in safe water provision with the Alliance’s experience in youth training and employment.

The Sustainable Hospitality Alliance and Just a Drop form strategic partnership to provide ‘Better Futures for All’

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)

Crossing Boundaries and Crafting the Future of Hospitality: Sustainable Hospitality Challenge 2023 Winners Announced at Future Hospitality Summit

The Sustainable Hospitality Challenge (SHC) 2023, by Hotelschool The Hague, has concluded, and the exceptional winner of this year’s competition have been announced by William Heinecke, Founder & Chairman of Minor International, at the Future Hospitality Summit in Abu Dhabi. This edition stood out for the remarkable synergy between Tech, Design, and Engineering teams, working collaboratively to revolutionize sustainability in the hospitality industry.

Crossing Boundaries and Crafting the Future of Hospitality: Sustainable Hospitality Challenge 2023 Winners Announced at Future Hospitality Summit

Sustainability management platform, Weeva, joins the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance as an Affiliate Member

The Sustainable Hospitality Alliance welcomes sustainability management platform, Weeva, as an affiliate member to help drive collaboration on industry resilience and data-led sustainability.

Sustainability management platform, Weeva, joins the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance as an Affiliate Member

Beyond Sustainable Tourism: embracing Nature Positive

World Water Week: 7 ways to reduce water consumption in hotels

The Future of Sustainable Hospitality announces finalists for the 2023 challenge, with Design universities joining the race

3 steps to maximise guest participation in your hotel’s sustainability efforts

Sustainable Hospitality Alliance partners with the Foundation for Environmental Education to promote sustainable business practices in hospitality

Global sustainability challenge by Hotelschool The Hague, brings synergy amongst hospitality management, engineering, and design institutions

Building Green and Resilient Hotels: Investing in our Planet

Tourism commits to Water Action Agenda at 2023 UN Water Conference

Destination Water Risk Index highlights regional water risks to support the hospitality industry to grow sustainably

Hospitality sector highlights destinations facing high water-related risks, particularly noting Delhi, the Maldives, Qingdao and Xian. Net Positive Hospitality pathway provides framework to combat issue and future-proof sector.

Destination Water Risk Index highlights regional water risks to support the hospitality industry to grow sustainably

CEO thought piece: the importance of understanding water-related risks at a local level

Pathway to Net Positive Hospitality

KALDEWEI joins the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance to help the progression of sustainable innovation for a better world

The World Travel & Tourism Council Announce Collaboration with UNWTO and the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance at COP15

Rabmer Group joins the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance to progress holistic action for a more responsible hospitality industry

The Sustainable Hospitality Alliance (the Alliance) is pleased to welcome Rabmer Group to their affiliate membership, as they become the latest member to join the network for responsible hospitality, alongside hotel companies Whitbread and The Merrion.

Rabmer Group joins the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance to progress holistic action for a more responsible hospitality industry

Sustainable Hospitality Alliance and Greenview announce partnership to advance sustainability across the hotel industry

Hospitality sector updates carbon tool to further industry-wide, robust approach to environmental measurement

How to leverage the power of partnerships this World Water Week

Only one Earth – what can hospitality do to protect it?

How to sustainably source seafood in the hospitality industry

How environmental is your hotel?

Understanding your environmental performance

Beyond the hour…

Introduction to Pathway to Net Positive Hospitality webinar

United hospitality industry sets ambitious global vision for sector sustainability

 The Sustainable Hospitality Alliance has launched the Pathway to Net Positive Hospitality for the Planet to enable every hotel to work towards net positive environmental impacts, whatever their starting point. 

United hospitality industry sets ambitious global vision for sector sustainability

Biodiversity factsheet

How can hotels protect local biodiversity and help maintain a healthy ecological balance where they operate?

“Look beyond ‘zero’ impact towards a lasting ‘positive’ impact”

Sustainable Hospitality Alliance signs the Glasgow Declaration on Climate Action in Tourism

Sustainable Hospitality Alliance announced today that it has become a signatory of the Glasgow Declaration on Climate Action in Tourism.

Pathway to Net Positive Hospitality raises global ambition for the hospitality sector

 The Sustainable Hospitality Alliance is developing the Pathway to Net Positive Hospitality for the planet to support every hotel whatever their starting point on their sustainability journey.

Pathway to Net Positive Hospitality raises global ambition for the hospitality sector

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

Determining the sustainability of hotels in your supply chain

Hotel Waste Measurement Methodology

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.

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

The Sustainable Hospitality Alliance has become a signatory of the Global Tourism Plastics Initiative as a supporting organisation, led by the United Nations Environment Programme and World Tourism Organization, in collaboration with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation.

Hotel sustainability certifications factsheet

 This factsheet explores the benefits of hotel sustainability certification and gives an overview of the different types with advice on how to get started.

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.

Water stewardship factsheet

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.

Single-use plastic factsheet

This factsheet explores the issues of single-use plastics and provides recommendations for hotels on how to reduce their use. 

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.

Responsible procurement factsheet

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. 

Hotel Water Measurement Initiative introductory webinar

An instructive webinar to guide hotels and other users on how to use our water measurement tool, HWMI.

Water Stewardship for Hotel Companies

This report provides guidance and practical actions on managing a hotel’s water use and embedding water stewardship programmes across their portfolios.

Water Risk Assessment

This report assesses the possible impacts the industry could suffer due to shifts in the availability of quality water sources, and provides recommendations for the hotel industry.

Destination Water Risk Index (DWRI)

This research provides key data on local water conditions and risks in key hotel development areas, and how this will impact water prices.

Water stewardship

Hotel Water Measurement Initiative (HWMI)

The Hotel Water Measurement Initiative (HWMI) is a methodology and tool to enable hotels measure and report on water use in a consistent way.

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.

ITP launches cutting-edge Destination Water Risk Index for tourism industry in World Water Week

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

Six simple steps for hotels to embed water stewardship

On World Water Day a report from the International Tourism Partnership (ITP) reveals the six simple steps the hotel sector must take in order to protect this vital resource and become responsible stewards of water for future generations.

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.

ITP launches Hotel Water Measurement Initiative

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