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IDEAS: The Hoxton to Reward Guests Who Travel More Sustainably

8 months ago

The Hoxton Hotel has launched ‘The Good Rate’, a new initiative designed to reward guests who choose to travel more sustainably whilst staying at its hotels. 

As the world continues to become more conscious of the environmental impact of travel, companies are encouraging travelers to undertake more sustainable travel practices. Under the new initiative, Hoxton will take £20/€20/$20 off the room rate at each location booked as part of a multi-Hox trip when navigated by rail.

The Good Rate forms part of a wider sustainability and social responsibility programme being undertaken by the group known as ‘The Good Stuff’, which includes eliminating single-use plastics by 2025, reducing food waste and providing support to neighborhood projects, charities, and shelters. 

To take advantage of The Good Rate, guests simply need to book their stay directly on the website and present a relevant train ticket at check-in.

At Skift, we are looking to unearth the most creative and forward-thinking innovations in travel through our Skift Ideas Franchise, which includes the Skift IDEA Awards, Skift Editorial Hub and the Skift Ideas Podcast.

You can listen and subscribe to the Skift Ideas Podcast through your favorite podcast app here.


Boutique Hotelier Hoxton to Open Seven More Properties by 2024

1 year ago

The following excerpt is from today’s edition of Daily Lodging Report, a subscription newsletter.

The Hoxton is set to expand its global community, with seven hotels lined up to open in some of Europe’s key cities by early 2024.

The Hoxton will open its fourth London hotel in Shepherd’s Bush this December, followed by a huge 18 months with openings in Brussels, Amsterdam, Berlin, Edinburgh, Vienna and Dublin.

The hotels are:

  • Shepherd’s Bush with 237 rooms
  • Brussels, opening spring 2023 with 198 rooms
  • Amsterdam, opening in spring 2023, the second property in the Eastern Docklands district, will offer 136 rooms
  • Berlin, opening in summer 2023 with 234 rooms;
  • the 211-room Edinburgh property is opening in the summer 2023;
  • Vienna will be opening in late 2023 with 196 rooms;
  • …and opening in 2024 in Dublin with 129 rooms.

For context on The Hoxton’s parent brand Ennismore, co-owned by Accor, see this video from last month’s Skift Global Forum.