Sustainable Hospitality Alliance unveils schedule of announcements and speaking opportunities at ITB Berlin 2024

Breaking Barriers: Egypt’s first wave of trainees graduate from game-changing youth employability programme

Partnership to drive sector to sustainability is announced between the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance and GRESB

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

Club Med joins the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance

Hotels share employability programme delivery guidance to help fill gap in labour market and give back to communities

New appointments to the Board of Trustees strengthens leadership at the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance

d2o joins the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance to help its members collect data and reduce carbonisation

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

Amadeus brings travel technology expertise to membership in the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance

A year of progress and a vision for Net Positive Hospitality: reflection on COP28 and beyond

Green Key Global joins the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance to drive sustainable solutions in the hospitality industry

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

Excelling in Accessible Hospitality: 6 Strategies for Accessibility Excellence

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

Sustainable Hospitality Alliance’s Standing Committees unite to propel industry towards Net Positive Hospitality

The Sustainable Hospitality Alliance partners with the University of South Carolina to drive Net Positive Hospitality

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

The Sustainable Hospitality Alliance forms new partnership to strengthen British Columbia as regional hub for sustainable hospitality

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

Melco Resorts & Entertainment joins the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance as first member headquartered in Asia

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

STRIVE by STX Group joins the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance as lead partner in global decarbonisation

The Sustainable Hospitality Alliance launches new Net Positive Hospitality Academy to equip industry and translate vision into action

Sustainable Hospitality Alliance mobilises global industry leaders to achieve Net Positive Hospitality: a resounding call to action

Net Positive Hospitality Simulation Launched by the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance

Tackling Climate Change Through Food: Fresh Opportunities for the Hospitality Industry

Silk Hospitality becomes the latest company to become a member of the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance

Investing in ESG: Sector trends, challenges and opportunities

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

Beyond Sustainable Tourism: embracing Nature Positive

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

Hospitality’s net positive impact in countering human trafficking

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

Leading alliances announce innovative partnership to increase knowledge sharing and harmonise measurement in the global hospitality industry

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

Industry-led hospitality benchmarking framework tool announced

Understand and overcome the barriers to employment for young people

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

Coral Sea Hotels announced as a new member of the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance

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

Pandox announced as a new affiliate member of the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance at HITT

New partnership aims to encourage hospitality industry to support refugees

Youth employability programme holds first meeting agreeing on ambitious targets and impact

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

12 tips to ensure a fair recruitment process

Sustainable Hospitality Alliance welcomes luxury travel subscription company, Inspirato, as newest member

Hospitality has shown us the world – now it must reconnect with it

Youth employability programme launched for Egypt’s hospitality sector to support young people and promote equality

8 ways to take your hotel’s plastic reduction efforts to the next level

Sustainable Hospitality Alliance partners with World Resources Institute to support the hospitality industry tackle climate change through food

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

TÜV Rheinland announced as a new affiliate member of the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance

Rove Hotels becomes a Sustainable Hospitality Alliance member, promoting Net Positive Hospitality

Global Hospitality industry backs bold five-year strategy

ECE Work & Live announced as a new affiliate member of the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance, to work together promoting Net Positive Hospitality

A reflection on the King’s Coronation

Daniella Foster appointed to the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance’s Board

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

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

Building Green and Resilient Hotels: Investing in our Planet

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

Travel Unity and the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance join forces to increase inclusion in the world of travel

The University of Victoria’s Gustavson School of Business and The Sustainable Hospitality Alliance announce a partnership to advance net positive hospitality

The 2023 edition of the Sustainable Hospitality Challenge officially kicks off

Biosphere and the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance partner to promote compliance and action on sustainability

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

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

The Sustainable Hospitality Alliance explores merger with GREEN Hospitality to accelerate sustainable hospitality in Asia-Pacific

The Sustainable Markets Initiative Hospitality and Tourism Task Force Announces 14 New Corporate Members and Partners With Three Leading Organisations

Travel Excellence wins award for pioneering gender equality

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

Global hospitality industry releases Net Positive Pathway V2.0 for people, planet, place, and prosperity

10 tips for hosting sustainable meetings at your hotel

Oetker Collection strengthens its commitment to protecting and preserving the communities and biodiversity surrounding its Masterpiece Hotels, by joining the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance

MindClick joins The Sustainable Hospitality Alliance to advance environmentally & socially responsible design and purchasing

Planet conscious procurement specialists, Beyond Bamboo, join the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance

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

How can the hospitality industry support education for disadvantaged people?

Luxury hotel company, Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts, joins leading responsible hospitality network, the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance

Choice Hotels joins world-leading hotel companies, becoming one of the largest members of the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance

How to kick-start your sustainability action in 2023

The Sustainable Hospitality Alliance and the Global Sustainable Tourism Council have formed a partnership to consolidate best practice in sustainable hospitality and tourism

Sustainable Hospitality Alliance sets the bar high for 2023

TUI Academy trainees in Sri Lanka celebrate their achievements at graduation ceremony

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

The Sustainable Markets Initiative launches Hospitality and Tourism Task Force to accelerate sustainability

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

Global networks for sustainable hospitality and business travel form partnership to advance responsible corporate travel

UK’s biggest hotel brand, Whitbread, builds on its commitment to sustainability by joining the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance

Sustainable Hospitality Alliance and UK Green Building Council form co-operation to enhance sustainability of built environment in hospitality

The Merrion Hotel joins the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance’s global network for responsible hospitality

12 simple and cost-effective ways to keep your hotel energy bills down

Sustainable Hospitality Alliance and the Considerate Group form partnership to advance net positive hospitality

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

Sustainable Hospitality Alliance CEO joins global leaders and climate change experts at COP27

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

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

Sustainable Hospitality Alliance and Global Travel and Tourism Partnership form agreement to advance youth employment

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

Sustainable Hospitality Alliance and International Council on Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Education announce agreement to advance sustainability in the hospitality industry

AHLA and Sustainable Hospitality Alliance partner to advance sustainability efforts in the hospitality industry

Hospitality industry launches united platform to provide opportunities for refugees

WTTC and Sustainable Hospitality Alliance announce partnership to transform global impact of the hospitality industry

Sustainable Hospitality Alliance sets ambitious vision for the future at Net Positive Summit and celebrates 30 years of driving collaboration

Net Positive Summit: Hospitality with purpose, for people, planet and prosperity

The Sustainable Hospitality Challenge announces 2022 winner at Future Hospitality Summit

Sustainable Hospitality Alliance statement on the death of Queen Elizabeth II and the ascension of King Charles III

How to leverage the power of partnerships this World Water Week

How can reducing food waste #MoveTheDate?

Could your employees recognise a recruitment scam?

Sustainable Hospitality Alliance partners with Marriott International on London office space

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

Hospitality industry launches resource hub in united response to aid refugees

BWH Hotel Group latest hospitality company to join Sustainable Hospitality Alliance

Glenn Mandziuk begins role as CEO of Sustainable Hospitality Alliance

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

How to sustainably source seafood in the hospitality industry

How environmental is your hotel?

‘Remote’ is at the heart of this year’s Sustainable Hospitality Challenge

Iberostar strengthens commitment to sustainability by joining the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance

Beyond the hour…

Compassion in the community – how hospitality is supporting the Ukraine crisis

United hospitality industry sets ambitious global vision for sector sustainability

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

Arabella Hospitality SE joins the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance

Sustainable Hospitality Alliance announces leading sustainability executive, Glenn Mandziuk, as new CEO

Kerten Hospitality joins global network of leading hospitality companies driving industry sustainability

Hospitality industry launches new net zero methodology for hotels

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

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

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

Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL) team wins the Sustainable Hospitality Challenge

World-leading hospitality group, Accor, joins the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance

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

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.