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

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)

Environmental Defense Fund: Climate Corps Handbook

Tourism Industry Association of New Zealand

Carbon Trust

Sustainability in Hospitality

Cornell University Center for Hospitality Research


Efficiency of hotel operations

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

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)