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Proudly Committed, RIU’s definitive step towards sustainability

Proudly Committed, RIU’s definitive step towards sustainability

12 February 2024 Press Release Hotel News Tourism News

RIU has presented its new Proudly Committed sustainability strategy.  This change comes after a deep internal reflection on the future of the hotel industry and its impact on the community, the environment and employees. As a result of this process, RIU decided to transform the company and place sustainability at the centre of all the organisation’s decisions to ensure that the impact of the company’s activity on both the local community and the surrounding ecosystems is always as positive as possible.

ENVIRONMENT MINISTRY SIGNS MOU WITH CROSSROADS MALDIVES BY S HOTELS AND RESORTS

ENVIRONMENT MINISTRY SIGNS MOU WITH CROSSROADS MALDIVES BY S HOTELS AND RESORTS

S Hotels and Resorts PCL, the international hospitality company from Singha Estate PCL, has signed a landmark Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Maldives’ Ministry of Climate Change, Environment & Energy to preserve this idyllic island nation’s natural environment, share knowledge about the importance of conservation, and support CROSSROADS Maldives’ rich marine biodiversity in an area covering 3.15km² – about 31% of the total project size – as part of an Other Effective Area-Based Conservation Measures (OECMs) programme.

OUTRIGGER Khao Lak Beach Resort Shines with Sustainable Christmas Tree

OUTRIGGER Khao Lak Beach Resort Shines with Sustainable Christmas Tree

21 December 2023 Press Release Hotel News

UTRIGGER Khao Lak Beach Resort in Thailand has unveiled an elegant and sustainable Christmas tree in its lobby. This innovative Christmas tree is crafted entirely from recycled plastic bottles and adorned with twinkling lights and recycled ornaments. The tree represents the resort’s commitment to sustainability and its global conservation initiative, OUTRIGGER Zone.

True Blue Bay Picks Up Two Prestigious Awards

True Blue Bay Picks Up Two Prestigious Awards

21 December 2023 Press Release Hotel News

True Blue Bay in Grenada has picked up two awards in recognition of the boutique resort’s initiatives in sustainability and employing differently-abled persons.  True Blue Bay won in the Environmental Sustainability category of the Caribbean Hotel Industry Exchange Forum (CHIEF) 2023 Awards while the Grenada National Council of the Disabled has recognised the hotel for employing differently-able persons.

Amilla Maldives’ Commitment to Inclusivity and Sustainability Recognised by Two Leading Institutions

Amilla Maldives’ Commitment to Inclusivity and Sustainability Recognised by Two Leading Institutions

8 December 2023 Press Release Hotel News Organisations & Operators

Private island resort Amilla Maldives has been recognised for its continued commitment to sustainability, accessibility, and inclusivity, with accolades from two leading institutions, EarthCheck and Blue Badge Access Awards. Amilla achieved its third consecutive EarthCheck Silver certification following an extensive audit of its sustainability practices; while the resort’s innovative and stylish approach to accessible design saw it named ‘Best International Venue’ in the Blue Badge Access Awards 2023.

Etihad Airways’ journey 2030 charts course for sustainable growth

Etihad Airways’ journey 2030 charts course for sustainable growth

16 November 2023 Press Release Airline News

Etihad Airways, the UAE’s national airline, has outlined its future growth plans at this week’s Dubai Airshow. In a keynote interview this week, Etihad’s CEO Antonoaldo Neves took to the airshow’s main stage to discuss the airline’s ambitious growth plan for the next seven years, Journey 2030.

SOUTHWEST AIRLINES ANNOUNCES NEW ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY GOALS

SOUTHWEST AIRLINES ANNOUNCES NEW ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY GOALS

16 November 2023 Press Release Airline News

Southwest Airlines Co. today announced an updated sustainability strategy, Nonstop to Net Zero, which outlines the carrier’s path toward its goal of achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050 and supporting a more sustainable future for air travel. As part of the carrier’s more holistic approach toward sustainability, it has established carbon, circularity1, and collaboration as strategic pillars to guide its ongoing strategy.

Gloria Fluxà Appointed Vice-Chair of WTTC and Chair of Sustainability Committee

Gloria Fluxà Appointed Vice-Chair of WTTC and Chair of Sustainability Committee

15 November 2023 Press Release Organisations & Operators

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has named Gloria Fluxà, Vice-Chairman and Chief Sustainability Officer of Iberostar Group, as its new Vice-Chair and Chair of the Sustainability Committee, succeeding Darrell Wade, Intrepid Group Co-founder and Chairman. Gloria Fluxà, who has held the position of Vice-Chairman and Chief Sustainability Officer at Iberostar Group since 2018, is renowned for her passionate advocacy of sustainability and responsible tourism.