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Articles tagged “sustainability”

Airlines

Frankfurt Airport Will Invest $3.2 Billion To Add Its Terminal of the Future

This expansion is essential to keep Frankfurt Airport among the leading hubs in Europe and the world.

Frankfurt Airport Will Invest $3.2 Billion To Add Its Terminal of the Future

Hotels

Starwood Ramps up Build of Element Hotels Extended-Stay Brand

The need to meet LEED certification for every Element Hotel has slowed the development pipeline, but will it pay off in the future as more consumers demand greener accommodations?

Starwood Ramps up Build of Element Hotels Extended-Stay Brand

Hotels

An Argument for Adding Sustainability to TripAdvisor Ratings

Sustainability is becoming an ever more pressing priority for hotels; however, it will take consumer demand and dollar signs to enact real change across the currently healthy industry.

An Argument for Adding Sustainability to TripAdvisor Ratings

Hotels

Headless Pineapples, Paper Hats and More Small Ways Hotels Go Green

Environmental and socially responsible initiatives aren't just effective at cutting costs and reducing waste. Increasingly sophisticated guests are now making decisions based on the consciousness and actions of brands.

Headless Pineapples, Paper Hats and More Small Ways Hotels Go Green

Tourism

3 Top Quotes About Responsible Travel From a Tours Expert

3 Top Quotes About Responsible Travel From a Tours Expert

Tourism

A Better Approach to Building a Sustainable Tourism Company

Sustainable tourism, while looking nice on paper, is still extremely difficult to execute making Basecamp's approach to integrate a business and non-profit is one worth examining.

A Better Approach to Building a Sustainable Tourism Company

Hotels

Cornell Study Won’t End Debate on LEED Certification for Hotels

Many hoteliers are not necessarily convinced that LEED certification produces revenue benefits for hotels -- or if business travelers and their employers are willing to pay a premium for this green designation. That's clear because in the U.S. the number of properties getting LEED certification has been dropping since 2010.

Cornell Study Won’t End Debate on LEED Certification for Hotels

Airlines

Southwest Turns Discarded Leather Seats Into Soccer Balls

With the soccer ball angle, Southwest should have announced this recycling program during the World Cup. No worries, there is a good message about the environment and smart business here, and it is all sustainable.

Southwest Turns Discarded Leather Seats Into Soccer Balls

Hotels

Starwood to Ban Shark Fin at its Hotels and Restaurants Worldwide

Sometimes corporate responsibility conflicts with the bottom line, and Starwood is going to find out if its ban on shark fin will create a problem for it in Asia. Kudos to Starwood for taking this step.

Starwood to Ban Shark Fin at its Hotels and Restaurants Worldwide

Ground Transport

Hertz Launches Waterless Car-Washing At 220 Off-Airport Locations

Corporate responsibility is mostly a lot of hype, but these sustainable initiatives from Hertz make good business sense. For most of them, like this waterless car wash initiative, Hertz reduces its costs, helps the environment, and could engender goodwill from customers and potential customers.

Hertz Launches Waterless Car-Washing At 220 Off-Airport Locations