Procurement Service Providers can help luxury operators’ source eco-friendly products that meet travelers’ demands and create authentic, one-of-a-kind experiences By Annie Davidson  Environmental responsibility and sustainability are driving hotel guests and restaurant patrons to be hyper-aware of the sourcing behind the meals they are eating, accommodations they are choosing and solutions they use during travel…

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  Vietnam’s most glamorous hotel is awarded two prestigious environmental certifications: ISO 14001:2015 and ISO 50001:2011   HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam (April 28, 2020) – The iconic Reverie Saigon has become the first hotel in Vietnam to be awarded both the prestigious ISO 14001:2015 standard for environmental management systems and the ISO 50001:2011 for…

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By: Amy Sedeño   The hospitality industry is embracing eco-friendly practices and the importance of sustainability as a key component to a successful branding strategy. From internationally-known brands like Hyatt, Virgin, and Marriott International to independent boutique properties, these hotels are taking an active role in shaping industry standards for sustainable travel. But how does…

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The end of 2017 concluded a year focused on international sustainable tourism. An initiative supported by the United Nations General Assembly, aimed at creating interest amongst travelers and the industry to highlight travel options that preserve local environment, economy and culture as well as improving the well-being of local people. So how will this theme…

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Incorporating clean energy into your hotel or resort’s business plan is oftentimes like exercising an eating right; there are things that you know you should probably do, but somehow don’t ever seem to get around to doing.  Be it the ball room needing new carpet or Pizza Hut having stuffed crust pizzas on sale, something…

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Much has been written about innovation. In the age of technology one might think it is easy to innovate. By definition, innovation is the “act of doing something or launching new methods, processes or devices.”  There is an art and science to making big changes in an organization driving innovation. On the flip side you…

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