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Four Seasons Maldives Places Conservation at Heart of Operations
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Four Seasons Maldives Places Conservation at Heart of Operations

It doesn’t get much more rarefied than the Four Seasons Resorts Maldives, a pair of luxury oases on the isolated island country in the Indian Ocean—a seeming refuge from many of the world’s problems. The brand has two locations in the islands—Four Seasons Resort at Kuda Huraa; and Four Seasons Resort at Landaa Giraavaru. Despite...

Shangri-La Partners with Diversey to Upcycle 12,500kg of Hotel Linen into Reusable Face Masks
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Shangri-La Partners with Diversey to Upcycle 12,500kg of Hotel Linen into Reusable Face Masks

SINGAPORE—Vulnerable members in communities across 11 cities in Southeast Asia and Sri Lanka will soon have greater access to reusable face masks with the regional Linens For Life Face Masks (L4LFM) partnership between Shangri-La Group and Diversey, a leading global hygiene solutions provider. As part of the L4LFM program, the 12,500kg of used linen donated...

Wynn Resorts Issues 2019 Environmental, Social, and Governance Report
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Wynn Resorts Issues 2019 Environmental, Social, and Governance Report

LAS VEGAS—Wynn Resorts issued its 2019 Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Report, providing a comprehensive view of the company’s commitment to responsible business practices, environmental protection, and social impact. Also detailed is Wynn Resorts’ industry-leading response to the COVID-19 pandemic, outlining steps the company took to protect the health and well-being of employees, first responders,...

Stronger, Greener & More Innovative: The Future of Tourism in the Americas
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Stronger, Greener & More Innovative: The Future of Tourism in the Americas

INTERNATIONAL REPORT—Ministers from across the Americas have met to map a course for the sustainable growth of the region’s tourism sector, a lifeline for many millions and a key driver of economic growth. Though kept apart physically due to the extraordinary circumstances, the 65th meeting of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Regional Commission for the...

Global Tourism Organizations Unite to Create Coalition for Future of Tourism
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Global Tourism Organizations Unite to Create Coalition for Future of Tourism

INTERNATIONAL REPORT—Six organizations have come together for the first time to form The Future of Tourism Coalition with the global mission to place destinations at the center of recovery strategies—the Center for Responsible Travel (CREST), Destination Stewardship Center, Green Destinations, Sustainable Travel International, Tourism Cares, and the Travel Foundation, with the guidance of the Global...

Preferred Hotel Group Acquires Beyond Green Travel
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Preferred Hotel Group Acquires Beyond Green Travel

NEWPORT BEACH, CALIF.—Preferred Hotel Group, Inc.—the family-owned company that manages and operates global travel and hospitality brands including Preferred Hotels & Resorts, Historic Hotels of America, Historic Hotels Worldwide, and PHG Consulting—announced the acquisition of Beyond Green Travel—a world-renowned leader in providing sustainable tourism services and consulting, founded by ecotourism pioneer and global sustainability expert...

Interior Approves Plan for Largest Solar Project in U.S. History
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Interior Approves Plan for Largest Solar Project in U.S. History

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Department of the Interior and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announced the approval of a proposal to construct and operate the largest solar project in U.S. history. U.S. Secretary of the Interior David L. Bernhardt signed the Record of Decision (ROD) for Solar Partners XI, LLC to construct a 690-MW photovoltaic solar...

Iberostar Launches Its Roadmap to 100 Percent Responsible Seafood Consumption by 2025
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Iberostar Launches Its Roadmap to 100 Percent Responsible Seafood Consumption by 2025

PALMA, SPAIN—In celebration of World Oceans Day today, Iberostar is creating a digital space for NGOs and industry alike to discuss why responsible seafood consumption is critical to the wellbeing of our planet. In its online conversation series “Riding the Wave,” these discussions will immediately follow Iberostar’s announcement of its roadmap for 100 percent responsible...

Red Sea Development Company Identifies Optimum Location of Overwater Assets
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Red Sea Development Company Identifies Optimum Location of Overwater Assets

RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA—The Red Sea Development Co. (TRSDC), the developer behind one of the world’s most ambitious tourism projects, has shared details of an activity to identify the location of its overwater assets around four key islands at the destination. This activity informs the positioning of overwater assets, including villas, restaurants and hotel arrival points...

Atlanta’s Stonehurst Place: Luxurious While Strong on Sustainability
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Atlanta’s Stonehurst Place: Luxurious While Strong on Sustainability

ATLANTA—Throughout the current pandemic, Atlanta’s historic Stonehurst Place has continued to provide a safe place to stay for travelers in search of boutique luxury—all with a dose of eco-friendliness thrown in. The eight-suite property, owned by Barb Shadomy and first constructed in 1896, has features including a solar thermal system for water heating, a greywater...