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Hotel 101 Resort Boracay Poised to Become Largest Green Hotel in PH
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Hotel 101 Resort Boracay Poised to Become Largest Green Hotel in PH

PHILIPPINES—Hotel of Asia, Inc., the hotel arm of DoubleDragon Properties Corp., has engaged Barone International as its sustainability consultant in its application for the LEED Gold certification of Hotel 101 Resort Boracay which is poised to become the largest green hotel to rise in the Philippines. “In this day and age when most modern buildings...

Hotel Association of New York City Presents Sustainability Awards
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Hotel Association of New York City Presents Sustainability Awards

NEW YORK—For the fifth year, the Hotel Association of New York City (HANYC) has presented its Sustainability Awards. The awards celebrate well known industry champions and bring attention to sustainability for people, planet and profit. Properties competed in the categories of Environmental Protection, Sustainable Community and Innovation. Competitors were selected from applicants all over New...

MGM Resorts Surpasses Milestone of 1 Million Meals Donated Toward Hunger Relief in Las Vegas Community
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MGM Resorts Surpasses Milestone of 1 Million Meals Donated Toward Hunger Relief in Las Vegas Community

LAS VEGAS—MGM Resorts International says it has reached the milestone of donating more than 1 million meals through its Feeding Forward program, which safely recovers unserved food from conventions, mini bars and warehouses to help feed those in Southern Nevada suffering from food insecurity. In addition, the company has donated over 500,000 meals through Restaurant Week...

Toluna 2019 Sustainability Report: Consumers Hold Brands Responsible
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Toluna 2019 Sustainability Report: Consumers Hold Brands Responsible

WILTON, CONN.—Toluna, an ITWP company and leading consumer intelligence platform provider that delivers insights on demand, has issued a new report highlighting consumer desire to support brands that protect the environment. The report, which surveyed 1,000 U.S. consumers, follows on the heels of the recent U.N. Climate Action Summit and simultaneous Global Climate Strikes, found that the...

Radisson Hotel Group to Source Only Cage-Free Eggs by 2025
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Radisson Hotel Group to Source Only Cage-Free Eggs by 2025

MINNEAPOLIS—Radisson Hotel Group announced that it has made a commitment to sourcing 100 percent of its eggs (shell, liquid and egg products) from cage-free sources globally by 2025 for its entire global portfolio. The Group will also publish this commitment in all key native languages and will publicly report on progress annually. This follows the...

Vacationing in a Tree House? Why Singapore Hotels are Tapping into Biophilic Design
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Vacationing in a Tree House? Why Singapore Hotels are Tapping into Biophilic Design

SINGAPORE—Singapore is building a Super Low Energy (SLE) resort in the backyard of its National Singapore Zoo. This zone, called the Mandai Project, aims to support Singaporean flora and fauna and to eventually become a destination for nature lovers. WOW architects, in partnership with Banyan Tree Holdings Limited, is designing treehouses in the shapes of seeds. Perched above...

YOTEL Amsterdam Opens with Top Notch Sustainability Credentials
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YOTEL Amsterdam Opens with Top Notch Sustainability Credentials

AMSTERDAM—YOTEL has opened its doors in Amsterdam. Complete with an all-day dining concept, a stunning deck and a one of a kind outdoor cinema, the 202-cabin hotel offers a slick experience enhanced by clever use of technology and sustainable design at a surprisingly affordable price. The brand’s first hotel in mainland Europe, YOTEL Amsterdam is...

MGM Resorts Announces Bold Vision for Social Impact & Sustainability
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MGM Resorts Announces Bold Vision for Social Impact & Sustainability

LAS VEGAS—MGM Resorts International announced an evolved vision for social impact and sustainability including setting goals to bolster diversity and inclusion, donate millions of meals and continue offering scholarship and educational opportunities for employees and their families. Through a commitment to be “Focused on What Matters: Embracing Humanity and Protecting the Planet,” MGM Resorts is...

KAUST & TRSDC Sign Historic Memorandum of Understanding
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KAUST & TRSDC Sign Historic Memorandum of Understanding

THUWAL, KAUST, SAUDI ARABIA—King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) and The Red Sea Development Company (TRSDC) signed an historic Memorandum of Understanding on the University’s Thuwal campus. The MoU seeks to establish a long-term collaborative framework from which both parties can work towards delivering environmentally sustainable coastal development projects outlined by The Red...

Report from World Animal Protection Exposes Scale of Suffering Behind Dolphin Tourism Experiences
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Report from World Animal Protection Exposes Scale of Suffering Behind Dolphin Tourism Experiences

TORONTO—When we look at dolphins they may appear to be smiling, but nothing could be further from the truth. A new global report from World Animal Protection, Behind the Smile, shows the massive scale and profitability of the multibillion-dollar, dolphin entertainment industry which causes immense animal suffering. This is likely unknown to many Canadian tourists...