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Six Senses Krabey Island, Cambodia Opens, Bottles Own Water
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Six Senses Krabey Island, Cambodia Opens, Bottles Own Water

KRABEY ISLAND, CAMBODIA—Six Senses Krabey Island has flung open the (sustainably-built) doors of its 40 private pool villas to welcome its first guests as they step off the speedboat to this tropical island escape. The landscaped 30-acre (12-hectare) private island with dense tropical jungle and rocky coastline is located 3 miles (5 kilometers) off Ream...

Sixth Annual ‘Fish to Fork’ Culinary Weekend Returns to Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort
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Sixth Annual ‘Fish to Fork’ Culinary Weekend Returns to Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort

AMELIA ISLAND, FLA.—Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort announced the dates for its sixth annual “Fish to Fork” culinary weekend, May 9 to 12, 2019. This year’s event celebrates Mother’s Day weekend with an all-female chef lineup. The resort will welcome visitors for a one of a kind “dock-to-dish” experience where they can unleash their inner foodie....

Hotelschool The Hague Celebrates Rescued Food with ‘Food Rescue Market’
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Hotelschool The Hague Celebrates Rescued Food with ‘Food Rescue Market’

THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS—During the past two years an enthusiastic team of teachers and students have saved almost 40,000 kilos of food, which has been turned into delicious dishes and products. Recently, this team organized a Food Rescue Market to make the new students aware of food waste and to introduce them to the way Hotelschool...

SeaWorld Removes Polystyrene Foam Dinnerware from Theme Parks
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SeaWorld Removes Polystyrene Foam Dinnerware from Theme Parks

SeaWorld announces the removal of polystyrene foam dinnerware and tableware products from all 12 parks – a total of 14 million pieces annually – replacing them with products made from 100% recycled material. ORLANDO, FLA.—SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment announced that all 12 of its theme parks have removed polystyrene foam dinnerware products, including bowls, plates...

Single-Use Plastic Ban, Food Waste & Local Produce Top Priorities in Centara’s 2019 Sustainability Plan
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Single-Use Plastic Ban, Food Waste & Local Produce Top Priorities in Centara’s 2019 Sustainability Plan

BANGKOK—Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, is focusing on three key sustainability initiatives as part of the company’s recently announced 2019 Sustainability Plan: eliminating single-use plastic products; reducing its food waste footprint; and expanding its support of local farming and produce-growing communities. No Single-Use Plastic Products by End-2019 The elimination of single-use plastic...

Whisper Creek Farm Gets JW Marriott Executive Chef John Janucik’s Creative Juices Flowing
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Whisper Creek Farm Gets JW Marriott Executive Chef John Janucik’s Creative Juices Flowing

Name: John JanucikTitle: Executive ChefLocation: JW Marriott Orlando Grande LakesYears in Current Position: Almost three yearsPrimary Responsibilities: “I focus on food costs, food specs, menu development, guest satisfaction scores, event survey scores, wages, financials, associate engagement, recruiting, training, and growing fun within.”Organization’s most significant f&b-related, sustainability-related accomplishment: “Whisper Creek Farm. It is our 7,000-square-foot fruit...

Some Surprising Results in Lodging Survey Report
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Some Surprising Results in Lodging Survey Report

NATIONAL REPORT—As reported on Green Lodging News, the American Hotel & Lodging Assn. (AHLA) has released the results of its 2018 Lodging Survey. This comprehensive survey is conducted every two years by industry data provider and AHLA partner STR. The survey is funded by the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation. The survey included all...

AHLA Releases Results of 2018 Lodging Survey
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AHLA Releases Results of 2018 Lodging Survey

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) released the results of a comprehensive Lodging Survey, a detailed assessment of advancements in amenities, guest services, sustainability and technology, in addition to other industry trends. This recent survey underscores how hotels advance, accommodate and innovate the guest experience. Consumers can expect seamless transitions between their everyday...

Canada’s Chef Survey Reveals Dining Trends
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Canada’s Chef Survey Reveals Dining Trends

TORONTO—Plant-based alternatives and paper straws are now some of Canada’s hottest dining trends, while cannabis-infused products are leading the charge for what’s next, according to Restaurants Canada’s 2019 Chef Survey. Each year, Restaurants Canada asks chefs from across the country to identify the industry’s most popular menu items and cooking methods, and share their top picks...

Marriott Vacations Worldwide Donates Over 55 Tons of Food
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Marriott Vacations Worldwide Donates Over 55 Tons of Food

ORLANDO, FLA.—Marriott Vacations Worldwide has committed to the fight to end hunger with its annual Harvest for Hunger food drive. The month-long initiative—which took place from November 1 through 30—encourages associates, owners and guests at participating resorts and Marriott Vacations Worldwide offices around the world to share in the spirit of the holiday season by...