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Lady In Green: Ghada Sadek GM Mövenpick Hotel West Bay Doha
When you think of green, the first country to come to mind might not be imageQatar. This Middle East nation is quickly rising on the world stage, and along with it a generation of sustainability minded hospitality professionals. In this interview, Mövenpick Hotel West Bay Doha General Manager, Ghada Sadek reveals how environmental actions and corporate, social responsibility make her property one of the most sustainable in the region.

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Green Globe Eco-friendly Rides Around The World
imageLast year, about 50 million more people traveled to international destinations than ever before, according to the UN's World Tourism Organization. This accounts for a lot more emissions going into the atmosphere and an increase in carbon pollution. In an effort to encourage guests to act responsibly, Green Globe certified hotels around the world have …

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts named a ‘global leader’ in sustainable practices by Green Globe
imageSwiss hospitality firm recognised as the most ‘Green Globe certified hotel company in the world’ by industry-renowned certification body. Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has been hailed a “global leader” in certified sustainable practices by Green Globe with an overall average compliance score an impressive 2.5% higher than the average of all Green Globe certified members worldwide.

SUSTAINABLE TOURISM


UNWTO Europe Meeting discusses digitalization and new business models
Safe, secure and seamless travel, the role of tourism in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the International Year of Sustainable Tourism …
New tax for tourists visiting the Balearic Islands
The fee for sustainable tourism was adopted in March and will be paid starting with the 1st of July by tourists who go to Ibiza, Mallorca, Menorca or …
Sustainability, the new reality for future tourism
Sustainable tourism – a buzz word used by marketers or the new reality for global tourism? The 2015 Paris Climate Change Conference marked an …
Association of Caribbean States’ 7th Summit to be held in Cuba on June 4
The ACS addresses trade, transport, sustainable tourism and natural disasters in the Greater Caribbean.

INTERNATIONAL NEWS


Chinese Oil Search Shuts Ecolodge at Amazon Headwaters
This community tourism program is operated in conjunction with the ... that Ecuador's government has said its mission is to further sustainable tourism, ...
Kongress Palais erhält erneut Green Globe-Zertifizierung
Das Kongress Palais erhielt erneut die Green Globe-Zertifizierung. Bereits 2009 war die Stadthalle als erstes deutsches Tagungs- und Veranstaltungshaus mit diesem Nachhaltigkeitssiegel ausgezeichnet worden.
Cuba asks Caribbean organization for help establishing hotel association
Other matters discussed during the visit, which coincided with the Cuba International Tourism Fair (FITCuba), included the development of sustainable ...
World Responsible Tourism Awards at WTM London 2016 longlist revealed
Responsible Travel has today announced the select 75 organizations longlisted for the 2016 World Responsible Tourism at WTM
Das Hotel Ring – Eine Oase der Nachhaltigkeit in Österreichs Bundeshauptstadt
Gewissenhaftes Engagement und tatkräftiges Arbeiten an Nachhaltigkeitszielen. Das Hotel „The Ring“ gehört zu den wichtigen Bausteinen des ressourcenorientierten Wirtschaften in Wien.

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