Resources

Measuring carbon emissions is not everything. You will want to reduce your emissions (and energy costs) as well. Here are a few suggestions:

 

Energy Efficiency

American Hotel & Lodging Association Green Resource Center
http://www.ahla.com/green.aspx


The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)
https://new.usgbc.org/


Environmental Defense Fund: Climate Corps Handbook
http://edfclimatecorps.org/sites/edfclimatecorps.org/files/climate-corps-handbook.pdf


Tourism Industry Association of New Zealand
http://www.tianz.org.nz/main/tourism-energy-efficiency-programme/#Practicaltipstosavemoneyandenergy


Carbon Trust
http://www.carbontrust.com


Sustainability in Hospitality

Cornell University Center for Hospitality Research

http://www.hotelschool.cornell.edu/research/chr/

 


Efficiency of hotel operations

Online service to help you manage your operations, particulalry housekeeping, and increase guests satisfaction.

www.HotelManagerOnline.com

Business travellers increasingly consider a hotel sustainibility in making their selections and 40% of those surveyed are willing to pay a premium for it.


95% of business travellers believe the hotel industry should be undertaking 'green initiatives.'

(Source: Deloitte)

 

 

63% of meeting planners say eco-friendly practices are extremely or somewhat important when choosing a venue


(Source:Survey of almost 400

meeting planners Deloitte)