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CWT Says Sustainability Is Key for Events in 2020
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CWT Says Sustainability Is Key for Events in 2020

MINNEAPOLIS—CWT Meetings & Events, the global meetings and events division of CWT, says that sustainability will continue to be an ever more important business consideration for the $840 billion industry in 2020, according to the M&E 2020 Future Trends Report bonus feature, The Future of Sustainable Events, published yesterday. As activists protest in some of...

Abadía Retuerta LeDomaine Resurrects Organic Vegetable Garden Worked by Monks 900 Years Ago
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Abadía Retuerta LeDomaine Resurrects Organic Vegetable Garden Worked by Monks 900 Years Ago

Chef Segarra in vegetable garden SARDÓN DE DUERO, SPAIN—Abadía Retuerta LeDomaine is channeling its historic roots—and providing guests with the ultimate locally sourced, organic and flavorful produce in the property’s restaurants—with the creation of a large vegetable garden adopting the sustainable techniques and methods used by the abbey’s original monk inhabitants in the 12th century....

Hilton Marks Global Handwashing Day by Expanding Soap Recycling Effort Around the World
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Hilton Marks Global Handwashing Day by Expanding Soap Recycling Effort Around the World

MCLEAN, VA.—To mark Global Handwashing Day, Hilton announced the expansion of its soap recycling program, totaling 5,300 properties in more than 70 countries and territories around the globe. Hilton’s decade-long soap recycling program, which is already the largest in the hospitality industry, helps fight the hygiene epidemic plaguing underserved communities where tens of thousands of...

Orlando Marriott Hotels Among First to Earn Autism Certification
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Orlando Marriott Hotels Among First to Earn Autism Certification

ORLANDO—SpringHill Suites and Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Orlando at SeaWorld are continuing their commitment to a gold standard guest experience, with their newly earned Certified Autism Center designations. Both hotels completed a certification program from the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES) to ensure staff have the training, tools and...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas Wild About First Resort in Galápagos Islands
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Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas Wild About First Resort in Galápagos Islands

BANGKOK—The Galápagos Islands are home to some of the world’s most amazing wildlife encounters. The isolated chain of 19 islands emerged alone from the rest of the world and its ecology developed in its own unique way. Guests at the upcoming Six Senses Galapagos will therefore experience a one-of-a-kind (literally-anywhere-on-earth) natural environment. Six Senses Galapagos...