Following global trends, hoteliers are now moving faster towards more sustainable practices. However, sustainability is a broad topic and taking the first steps might be daunting. To make it easier, Randy Durband, CEO of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC), shares 6 ways that are crucial in making hotels sustainable:

  1. Market Demand for Eco-Friendly – It’s Tricky
  2. Management System Includes sustainability
  3. Holistic
  4. It Takes A Team
  5. Execution
  6. Greenwashing, Greenhushing, and Doing Nothing

“A few hotels are doing more than plastic straws and LED lightbulbs. Those few see the need to take a holistic approach and to execute well what they claim to be doing. A holistic approach well executed requires a certain degree of management commitment. Both of those — a holistic approach and management commitment — need a set of guidelines.”

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Read the full article: 6 Ways to Make a Hotel Sustainable by By Randy Durband on HotelExecutive (May 16, 2021)