Articles tagged “single use plastics”

Tourism

New Plastics Report Warns Travel Industry and Calls for Unity to Address

As the travel industry slowly emerges from the pandemic, it will soon have to re-engage with dropping single-use plastics because regulators aren't waiting until the travel sector's profitability recovers to tighten laws.

New Plastics Report Warns Travel Industry and Calls for Unity to Address

Online Travel

Hostels See Opportunity in the Backlash Against Plastic

Coming out of the pandemic, some hostels hope to do well by doing good.

Hostels See Opportunity in the Backlash Against Plastic

Hotels

Hyatt Joins Other Big Hotel Chains by Pledging to Eliminate Small Plastic Bottles

Hyatt joins Marriott and IHG by promising to get rid of single-use plastic bottles of shampoo, conditioner, shower gel, and lotion with large-format bathroom amenities. Hotels are wisely promising to do what they can to mitigate waste. Let's see if they can make their deadlines.

Hyatt Joins Other Big Hotel Chains by Pledging to Eliminate Small Plastic Bottles

Hotels

California Prohibits Hotels to Use Plastic Toiletry Bottles

Thus far it's been the guests who are pressurizing hotels to reduce plastic waste. Governments are starting to wake up.

California Prohibits Hotels to Use Plastic Toiletry Bottles

Hotels

Marriott Vows to Stop Using Single-Use Plastic Toiletries by 2020

The switch from using miniature shampoo, conditioner, and soap bottles to installing more sustainable, refillable versions is certainly significant — especially coming from the largest hotel company in the world.

Marriott Vows to Stop Using Single-Use Plastic Toiletries by 2020

Hotels

IHG Talking to Its Hotel Owners on Plastics Problem

While there is still plenty to do, it's good to see public companies — and the financial analysts who cover them — paying closer attention to the plastics problem.

IHG Talking to Its Hotel Owners on Plastics Problem

Skift Originals

Why We Are Covering Plastics as a Travel Beat

Everywhere you look in travel, you see it. It touches every end of the travel experience. And that's not good. So why wouldn't Skift focus on plastics as a core area of coverage? You're going to want to read these stories.

Why We Are Covering Plastics as a Travel Beat

Hotels

Consumers Lead the Sustainability Debate, Says InterContinental CEO

Of course the tourism industry could do a better job dealing with sustainability. But the bigger issue is that one of its key components — air travel — is a significant contributor to climate change.

Consumers Lead the Sustainability Debate, Says InterContinental CEO