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Mushrooming of eco-lodges in Myanmar paves way for poverty reduction

As travellers become more aware of their footprint and the impact they have on locals, hopes are being pinned on Myanmar’s mounting eco-lodges piquing the interest of conscientious tourists wanting to truly immerse themselves in local life.

Waterbom Bali goes the extra eco-mile

Waterbom Bali, a waterpark in Indonesia, is pushing the sustainability envelope with its composting, recycling, and waste reduction efforts, as evidenced in its recently...

Radisson to reduce usage of single-use plastics globally

Radisson Hotel Group is rolling out a global plan to replace single-use plastics with bulk amenities in all hotels across its portfolio by the...

Philippines makes deeper push for sustainable tourism

Philippine tourism is undergoing a paradigm shift towards sustainability on an unprecedented scale, beginning with Boracay and extending to more destinations like Luzon and...

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.

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