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Radisson Hotel Group Begins Rollout of Global Responsible Business Training Program
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Radisson Hotel Group Begins Rollout of Global Responsible Business Training Program

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM—Radisson Hotel Group has introduced its new global Responsible Business training program, Living and Leading Responsible Business. Set to be rolled out worldwide over the next 16 months, the new program will cement Radisson Hotel Group’s position as a Responsible Business leader and will give team members the tools they need to drive standards...

IHG Announces Global Partnership with JA Worldwide to Help Young People Build Skills, Experience in Hospitality
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IHG Announces Global Partnership with JA Worldwide to Help Young People Build Skills, Experience in Hospitality

ATLANTA—IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, announced a global partnership with JA (Junior Achievement) Worldwide, one of the world’s largest youth-serving NGOs, which focuses on preparing young people for future employment and entrepreneurship. The year-long partnership will support more than 750 young people as they gain skills and experience in...

Sunday, November 10 is Big Day for Green Conversations at HX, BDNY
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Sunday, November 10 is Big Day for Green Conversations at HX, BDNY

NEW YORK—HX: The Hotel Experience and Boutique Design New York (BDNY) are just a month away. Both events will be held concurrently at the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York City from November 10 to 11. Under the ownership of Emerald Expositions this year, the two shows will together feature hundreds of exhibitors—many of...

WTM World Responsible Tourism Awards Finalists Announced
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WTM World Responsible Tourism Awards Finalists Announced

LONDON—The WTM World Responsible Tourism Gold and Silver Award finalists have been announced for 2019. After an extensive process, the panel of expert judges have decided on 14 global businesses, destinations and organizations to receive the prestigious awards. The esteemed panel of industry professionals filtered through masses of applications to find the best of the...

Barry Sternlicht’s First Treehouse Hotel to Debut Next Month in London
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Barry Sternlicht’s First Treehouse Hotel to Debut Next Month in London

LONDON—Treehouse London, Barry Sternlicht’s newest hotel brand, is set to open next month on Langham Place in Marylebone—one of London’s most vibrant neighborhoods. Designed to appeal to the child in all of us, Treehouse is playful, curious, rustic and nostalgic, inspired by simple joys. The hotel will feature Toca Madera, an acclaimed Mexican restaurant and...

Wyndham Destinations to Eliminate Plastic Straws, Other Single-Use Plastic
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Wyndham Destinations to Eliminate Plastic Straws, Other Single-Use Plastic

ORLANDO, FLA.—In conjunction with International Coastal Cleanup Day, Wyndham Destinations, the world’s largest vacation ownership and exchange company, announced it would eliminate plastic straws and other single-use plastic from food and beverage operations at its timeshare resorts around the world. To support the company’s environmental sustainability initiatives, Wyndham Destinations’ vacation club resorts plan to remove...

Arabella Sedona Adds Artist in Residence Program
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Arabella Sedona Adds Artist in Residence Program

SEDONA, ARIZ.—The Arabella Sedona recently announced a partnership with Exposures International Gallery of Fine Art to develop their Artist in Residence program. Celebrating the State of Arizona and its regional artwork, this partnership creates a network of beauty, inspiration and creativity. In order to compliment the property’s new renovation and provide an experiential adventure for...

Global Wellness Institute Launches White Paper Series: ‘Understanding Wellness’
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Global Wellness Institute Launches White Paper Series: ‘Understanding Wellness’

MIAMI—The Global Wellness Institute (GWI), a nonprofit research and educational resource for the world wellness industry, has launched a new white paper series: “Understanding Wellness.” The new research papers are designed to become the go-to primer for policymakers, businesspeople, researchers and students to understand—in clear and simple terms and backed by rich data—the major force...

Easy Hotel Access to Menstrual Products Critical for Women Travelers
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Easy Hotel Access to Menstrual Products Critical for Women Travelers

COLUMBUS, OHIO— According to a study conducted by Free The Tampons, 86 percent of women have started their period unexpectedly in public without the supplies they needed. The Free The Tampons website includes many stories of women and young teens caught by surprise by their period. Claire Coder, after getting her period unexpectedly in public,...

Hawaii Tourism Rolls Out Campaign to Educate Visitors
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Hawaii Tourism Rolls Out Campaign to Educate Visitors

HONOLULU—Every destination has its own set of unwritten rules regarding cultural etiquette. Hawaii is no different. Sharing the do’s and don’ts with visitors for their time in the Hawaiian Islands is the goal of a visitor campaign launched through a partnership between the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) and the Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau (HVCB)....