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Best of 2022: Sustainability

Smart Meetings

Sustainability is a topic of much discussion and will likely remain so for the foreseeable future. Check below to see how we highlighted how the hospitality partners are making the industry more sustainable. Check out how these venues are making sustainability a priority.

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Sustainable Meetings Through Renewable Concepts

Smart Meetings

Sustainability is now required at meetings as attendees are demanding an environmentally conscious event. Bluewater Technologies Group operates with the mission to provide planners with sustainable solutions across the board when curating an event. Civil Sustainability.

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Sustainability action plan for hospitality

EHL Insights

Highlights from a research project that lays out the framework of the most realistic and implementable steps to get a hospitality sustainability action plan started from the hotelier's perspective. Hospitality Industry Sustainability

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How to Eat Sustainably While Traveling

Solimar International

Fall intern Megan O’Beirne has worked as a sustainability professional in the luxury hospitality industry, first in Laamu Atoll, Maldives and then in Cartagena, Colombia. It guides my efforts to make sustainable choices when it comes to dining on vacation.

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Swiss Sustainability Forum to lead a sustainability agenda in Bern

The MICE Blog

Bern’s positioning as a leader in the energy and environmental sector, and its easy accessibility within Switzerland and from neighbouring countries, make it the most suitable city to host the Swiss Sustainability Forum. Sustainability initiatives during the event.

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10 Smart Strategies For Planning Sustainable Events

Endless Events

Sustainability is a hot-button issue for consumers around the globe. There was a 71% increase in online searches for sustainable goods — plus, public concern for the environment has grown by 16% since 2017. Sustainability doesn’t have to be complicated or expensive, either.

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Creating sustainable events

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The post Creating sustainable events appeared first on Event Travel Management. Insights Incentive Travel Incentive Trip

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GBTA’s milestones for sustainability

Travel Daily Media

The post GBTA’s milestones for sustainability appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. As an industry, through individual organisations as well as our collective efforts, we’re making real progress toward more sustainable global business travel.

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Regenerative Tourism – A holiday mind shift beyond sustainability

EHL Insights

Going beyond the concept of 'sustainable tourism' which focuses on neutralizing tourism's negative impact on the planet, 'regenerative tourism' is based on adding a positive impact to the local community and environment. Hospitality Industry Travel & Tourism Sustainability

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Do U.S. incentive planners care enough about sustainability?

Pádraic Gilligan

incentive planners care enough about sustainability?

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Sustainable Business Practices vs Business Recovery

EHL Insights

In the current business context, most hospitality organizations are finding themselves wanting to strike the right balance of "building back better" without jeopardizing a speedy recovery and keeping sustainable business practices at the heart of it all.

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TWT: Mask Lift Fallouts, Sustainable Travel

Smart Meetings

GBTA Sustainability Survey. Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) has published its 2022 Sustainability Survey which unveils “barriers” that exist to getting to a more sustainable business travel model.

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U.S. Travel Launches Sustainable Travel Coalition

Smart Meetings

Travel Association has launched the Sustainable Travel Coalition, designed to bring its members together to develop and focus on strategies that will ensure a more sustainable future. With nearly 60 members, the Sustainable Travel Coalition will act as a forum to inform U.S.

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Sustainability Innovations at IMEX America

Meet Green

Do you want to see sustainability in action? Sustainability criteria for menu items shared with attendees. Beautiful water service in reusable glass bottles by Solus Sustainable Hydration. Sustainable event materials education in People & Planet Village.

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3 Shifts in Event Sustainability

Convene by PCMA

Instead of advertising its brand, Amazon chose to use its naming rights to spotlight its pledge to reach net-zero carbon emissions by calling the Seattle venue Climate Pledge Arena — just one example how sustainability has become top of mind for organizations and consumers.

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5 Must read blogs on Hospitality Sustainability

EHL Insights

Sustainability is a major issue as people are becoming more and more concerned about how we use natural resources and protect the environment for future generations. Hospitality Industry Sustainability

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Driving sustainability in corporate travel and beyond

Travel Daily Media

The post Driving sustainability in corporate travel and beyond appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. The post Driving sustainability in corporate travel and beyond appeared first on Travel Daily.

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Commitment to sustainability: Personas & recommendations for Swissôtel

EHL Insights

tel’s commitment to sustainability. Hospitality Industry Sustainability Hotel Management SBPPart of the Accor hotel group, Swisso?tel tel was founded in 1980 and is a world-leading travel and lifestyle hotel brand.

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WTTC Survey Assesses Cities’ Sustainable Tourism Growth

Smart Meetings

Sustainability efforts are key to keep the travel and tourism train going. In a report by World Travel & Tourism Council and JLL, “ Destination 2030: Global Cities’ Readiness For Sustainable Tourism Growth ,” the two organizations take a look at the cities making tourism sustainable.

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New Collaborative Course Offers Tips for Easy Sustainable Travel

Smart Meetings

The best way to combat climate change is through large-scale action, which is where meeting professionals and WeTravel Academy’s new Sustainable Tourism course comes in. The Introduction to Sustainable Tourism course consists of ten short lessons taking a total of one hour to complete.

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Sustainability Is in Focus for Cultural Heritage Conference in Sydney

Smart Meetings

Here is seven ways local host Australia ICOMOS is incorporating sustainability into GA2023. Developing a Sustainability Guide. Australia ICOMOS has developed a sustainability guide which contains recommendations to assist in the sustainable organisation of the event.

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5 Must read blogs on Hospitality Sustainability

EHL Insights

Sustainability is a major issue as people are becoming more and more concerned about how we use natural resources and protect the environment for future generations. Hospitality Industry Sustainability

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How IMEX Frankfurt Answered Critical Questions for a Sustainable Event

Smart Meetings

MeetGreen Director of Sustainability Eric Wallinger here and in photo at top. We all hope to see you at IMEX Frankfurt or IMEX America in 2022 and can’t wait to share more about sustainability initiatives in progress and those being planned for the future.

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CWT joins Global Sustainable Tourism Council

Travel Daily Media

The post CWT joins Global Sustainable Tourism Council appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. CWT, the Business-to-Business-for-Employees (B2B4E) travel management platform has become a member of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council’s (GSTC) global network.

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‘Sustainability MICE Series’ from Hilton

Travel Daily Media

The post ‘Sustainability MICE Series’ from Hilton appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. With the recent grand launch of DoubleTree by Hilton in Shah Alam i-City, the hotel now introduces their latest offering: the Sustainability MICE Series.

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Sustainable Travel Made Easy with WeTravel’s New Course

Smart Meetings

The free course in partnership with Tourism Cares discusses how to offset carbon emissions, find sustainable suppliers and offer equal opportunities for women. The “Introduction to Sustainable Tourism” course consists of 10 modules and takes a total of one hour to complete.

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Sustainable actions in hospitality: A driver for competitive advantage

EHL Insights

As a result of widespread belt-tightening and firefighting, the enthusiasm for future-oriented initiatives like sustainability is, understandably, rather limited. How and why bring sustainable actions in hospitality more center stage?

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Making Conference Swag Sustainable

Convene by PCMA

At a Women in CleanTech & Sustainability event, Ethical Swag’s bamboo cutlery in branded pouches made of recycled materials were coveted items. Now it’s like all of the suppliers are talking about sustainability,” Milburn said.

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Optimizing sustainability in hospitality via supply and value chains

EHL Insights

This has led to a unique opportunity for businesses and individuals to review and adapt their business models in order to build a more workable and sustainable future. Hospitality Industry Sustainability

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Sustainable Tourism in Southern Morocco

Solimar International

What is lesser known is that Agadir and Southern Morocco have an increasing capability to cater to the demands of sustainable tourists. One reason why this city has a path to sustainable tourism is it is extremely walkable. Sustainable Activities to Enjoy on the Coast.

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IMEX CEO Confronts Sustainability and Other Events Challenges

Skift Meetings

In the wake of IMEX signing the Net Zero Carbon Events Pledge as part of COP26, CEO Carina Bauer discusses IMEX’s sustainability initiatives and answers hard-hitting questions about the future of the event industry. Sustainability sustainability event management

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Regenerative Hospitality - a new sustainability paradigm on the rise

EHL Insights

Let us rethink and reinvent tourism, and together, deliver a more sustainable, prosperous and resilient future for all. Hospitality Industry Travel & Tourism SustainabilityThere is no time to waste.

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Sustainable Technology Practises

BCD Meetings & Events

With a client base that spans various sectors, from entertainment to pharmaceutical, we’ve noticed a growing interest in the focus of sustainability in both BCD Meetings & Events and our supply chain The world of business moves fast.

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6 Sustainable Approaches for Your Attraction

Eventbrite

Follow these steps to plan a more sustainable event. The post 6 Sustainable Approaches for Your Attraction appeared first on Eventbrite Blog. Event Planning and Management Eventbrite Ideas Industry Trends June Swag Vendors Sustainability Venues

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MGM Resorts International Hits Sustainability Milestone

Smart Meetings

With MGM Resorts’ significant scale and resources, we’re positioned to make a meaningful difference in the fight against climate change, and we recognize our responsibility to build a more environmentally sustainable future,” says Bill Hornbuckle, MGM’s president and CEO. “We’re

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Convening Sustainability

Convene by PCMA

17-19 in Lausanne, Switzerland, started and ended on a sustainable note. The VisitScotland Simply Connecting Lounge at Convening Leaders EMEA was outfitted with potted trees, outdoor furniture, and cubes illustrating the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

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Protected: Sustainability in Business Events Industry

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Sustainability in Business Events Industry Resource Toolkit

Convene by PCMA

Sustainability has been a topic in the business events industry for decades, however past efforts have been slow and varied industry-wide. Sustainability

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The Sustainable Event Awards: What They Are & Why They Matter

Endless Events

Have you heard about the Sustainable Event Awards? It’s probably old news to you that sustainability is a topic we love discussing. It’s not just about how to plan sustainable events. And that’s exactly where the Sustainable Event Awards come in.

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inCENTIVES – Sustainable Gems

inVOYAGE

Which is why we’ve started the year off with a round-up of the most innovative products on offer that bring sustainability to the forefront.

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6 Sustainable Approaches for Your Attraction

Eventbrite

Follow these steps to plan a more sustainable event. Event Planning and Management Eventbrite Ideas Industry Trends June Swag Vendors Sustainability VenuesIf your event's trash bins are filled with water bottles, it could leave a bad impression on your green-leaning guests.

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Getting Serious About Sustainable Event Design

Convene by PCMA

Event organizers can decide which of the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals Decide which of those 17 goals are most within their reach to accomplish and aligned with the mission of their organizations.

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What Are Sustainable Tourism Certification Schemes and Do They Work?

Solimar International

Sustainable tourism certifications are designed to assess the environmental impacts of businesses that facilitate tourism activity. A movement towards more sustainable tourism, or ecotourism, can be part of this solution. Successful Sustainable Tourism Certification Schemes .