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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....

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...

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...

Red Carnation Hotels to Eliminate all Single-Use Plastics by 2022
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Red Carnation Hotels to Eliminate all Single-Use Plastics by 2022

Hotel d’Angleterre BOCA RATON, FLA.—The Red Carnation Hotel Collection, a long-standing supporter of the removal of single use plastics across all their 17 (soon to be 20) luxury hotels, has banned single use plastic water bottles in addition to more than 20 everyday plastic convenience items from all properties for some time now. Red Carnation...

CWT Research: Business Travelers More Health-Conscious During Trips
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CWT Research: Business Travelers More Health-Conscious During Trips

MINNEAPOLIS—Research by CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, shows that awareness of maintaining healthy eating habits is growing momentum amongst business travelers. Overall 38 percent of business travelers eat healthier while on the road. Asia Pacific travelers are the most likely to eat healthier when traveling for business (46 percent) compared to travelers in Americas...

Florida Restaurant & Lodging Show Exhibitors Unveiled Latest Green Innovations
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Florida Restaurant & Lodging Show Exhibitors Unveiled Latest Green Innovations

ORLANDO—The Florida Restaurant & Lodging Show wrapped up last week at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando with more than 400 exhibitors demonstrating their products to restaurateurs and hoteliers from all over the state and beyond. Many of the suppliers on hand offered products to reduce energy and water consumption as well as waste....

Dock to Dish Launches First Ever Tour Partnership in the U.S. with Baker’s Cay Resort Key Largo
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Dock to Dish Launches First Ever Tour Partnership in the U.S. with Baker’s Cay Resort Key Largo

KEY LARGO, FLA.—Baker’s Cay Resort Key Largo, Curio Collection by Hilton is the first resort in the country to unveil a new Dock to Dish local seafood initiative. It launched last month. The program is part of the resort’s ongoing campaign to create unique and exhilarating guest experiences that blend sustainable practices into the property’s...

Royal Park Commits to Biodegradable Straws, Fair Trade Wines & Coffees
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Royal Park Commits to Biodegradable Straws, Fair Trade Wines & Coffees

TOKYO—Royal Park Hotels and Resorts Company, Ltd. (RPHS) says that between June this year and January 2020 it will introduce biodegradable drinking straws made from polylactic acid (PLA) resin derived from renewable biomass such as fermented corn starch, thus replacing around 280,000 plastic straws per year. The company took the decision after due consideration of...

Survey Research Initiates Community for Laundry-Linen Improvement
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Survey Research Initiates Community for Laundry-Linen Improvement

ALEXANDRIA, VA.—Organizers of the new Hotel & Resort Laundry-Linen Community are launching the group by inviting hoteliers to participate in landmark research to establish key benchmarks to improve the efficiency of hospitality laundry and linen services. This Hotel & Resort Laundry-Linen Benchmark Study and subsequent activities will enable individual properties to compare by segment, size...

Four Seasons Commits to 100 Percent Cage-Free Eggs
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Four Seasons Commits to 100 Percent Cage-Free Eggs

TORONTO—Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, a leading luxury hospitality company, has committed to sourcing 100 percent cage-free eggs (both shell and liquid) throughout hotel and resort operations in the United States, Canada and Europe by December 31, 2019. Hotels and resorts in the United States, Canada and Europe are on track to meet this goal, with...