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Articles tagged “eco-friendly”

More Properties in Europe Want the Luxury Eco-Resort Label

More Properties in Europe Want the Luxury Eco-Resort Label

Leslie Barrie, Skift

As luxury resorts jockey for ways to differentiate themselves from the pack, a shift toward more environmental practices may help them find new customers. The key, though, is making sure those green efforts come from an authentic — and not purely financial — place.

1 month ago

Europe Is Shaping the Luxury Eco-Resort Movement

Europe Is Shaping the Luxury Eco-Resort Movement

Laura Powell, Skift

You may start seeing the term "eco-resort" pop up more and more. But in investigating the trend, we discovered a variety of definitions, which makes the actual meaning of the term nebulous. It’s best to look to Europe for clarification.

1 month ago

Environmental Sustainability Is the Next Frontier in Luxury Travel

Environmental Sustainability Is the Next Frontier in Luxury Travel

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Environmental sustainability will be the mark of luxury as we move into the future with discerning customers demanding that the businesses they patronize do everything possible to mitigate their impact.

3 years ago

Exclusive: National Geographic Enters Hotel Business With Unique Lodges Collection

Exclusive: National Geographic Enters Hotel Business With Unique Lodges Collection

Jason Clampet, Skift

You many not be able to get much more old-school media than National Geographic, but the brand has innovated in ways that make it less vulnerable to the ebb and flow of advertising dollars than many of its younger peers.

5 years ago

LEED Hotel Certifications Are Declining But Still Profitable

LEED Hotel Certifications Are Declining But Still Profitable

Dan Peltier, Skift

We're interested in what the effect of the materials used in the building of these hotels contribute to properties' long-term maintenance and upkeep.

6 years ago

Marlon Brando’s Vision for a Luxurious Sustainable Resort Comes to Life

Marlon Brando’s Vision for a Luxurious Sustainable Resort Comes to Life

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Brando would have wanted his privacy, but visitors will appreciate the openness -- if they can afford it.

7 years ago

Half of Business Travelers Prefer Eco-Friendly Hotels

Half of Business Travelers Prefer Eco-Friendly Hotels

Eliza Ronalds-Hannon, Skift

Tapping into the eco-friendly market might help hotel chains out of their slump, but they'll have to prove that their efforts aren't merely "green-washing," and also deliver on the basics.

7 years ago