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Is sustainable tourism sustainable?

Tourism is one of the fastest-growing industries in the world, bringing tremendous economic benefits to destinations. But as the world becomes more accessible, tourism...

Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park pushes the sustainability envelope

With growing awareness and consumer demand for responsible tourism, hotel chains are jumping on board the sustainable bandwagon by rolling out a variety of...

A collaborative approach to break wasteful practices in hospitality

LightBlue Environmental Consulting (LBEC) and Travel Without Plastic (TWP) are joining forces to tackle the two single biggest waste streams in hotels – food...

At PHIST, hospitality sector sees sustainability as key to future growth

The travel industry needs to adopt sustainability measures that meet the growing demands of eco-conscious travellers to drive business into the future. At the second...

Keeping the Tiaki promise

The private and public sectors in New Zealand have pledged to the Tiaki Promise – a commitment to care for the land, its people and upholding the sustainability of the country as they conduct their tourism-related businesses.

Building lasting heritage

Under his leadership, YTL Corporation’s hotels and resorts division has grown beyond its Malaysia base to across Asia and the UK. Executive director of YTL Hotels, Mark Yeoh Seok Kah, tells S Puvaneswary why sustainability and conservation ethos remain a natural fit for the company as the family corporation’s hospitality arm scales up.

Making sustainability work for nature and people

Not only has this Myanmar hotelier introduced a successful greywater treatment system in the Inle Lake, Yin Myo Su has also set up a vocational school to groom local hospitality talent.

Phuket event makes a good PHIST of tackling sustainability

Phuket is set to push the sustainability agenda when it plays host to PHIST (Phuket Hotels for Islands Sustaining Tourism) come September 23, when...

Partnership opens door between sustainable businesses and travel agents

EarthCheck-accredited tourism businesses are expected to gain visibility with travel agencies, as the benchmarking and certification advisory group partners Green Travel Index (GTI), a...

Sustainability from an early adopter perspective

An early adopter of sustainability, Banyan Tree Holdings’ executive chairman Ho Kwon Ping sits down with Yixin Ng and shares how visionary thinking continues to shape the company's evolution.

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