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

Sustainability, Regenerative Tourism and Getting Back to Business

Smart Meetings

This is one example of Atlantic City’s efforts to give back to its community and create a sustainable future for its residents. Powering about 2,600 homes, this towering sustainability effort can be seen from almost every corner of the city.

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.

Sustainability in hospitality: Putting construction issues first

EHL Insights

Hospitality firms are increasingly keen to jump on the sustainability bandwagon. In this short paper we outline some important sustainability challenges for hotels from a building perspective. Hospitality Industry Sustainability

ICCA partners with GDS - Global Destination Sustainability

Travel Daily News

ICCA members worldwide can ensure they meet the increasing demands for sustainable events and develop innovative strategies that will help our industry drive the global sustainability movement

5 ideas for sustainable hospitality development

EHL Insights

For years sustainability was a throw-away line in company reports. Hospitality Industry SustainabilityToday things are very different. The Covid-19 pandemic has shown exactly how a global catastrophe can play out, bringing the concept of climate change much closer to home. But even before that there were signs with things like the Paris Agreement that the world couldn’t keep sleepwalking to disaster.

Oneworld Airlines Pledge Use of Sustainable Aviation Fuel

Business Traveler USA

The 14 member airlines of the Oneworld Alliance have pledged their support for the ambition statement of World Economic Forum Clean Skies for Tomorrow Coalition to commit to a 10 percent use of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) by 2030. Air Travel Travel News Oneworld sustainable aviation fuel

“Everyone has a role to play in sustainable tourism” – ETC publishes Handbook on Encouraging Sustainable Tourism Practices

ETC Corporate

New ETC handbook brings clarity on how tourism organisations can encourage sustainable practices. COVID-19 has influenced both businesses and consumers to think differently, with sustainability now as an important driver in purchase decisions. ETC believes Europe’s national and local tourism organisations have a major role to play in bringing their stakeholders together to develop a shared vision for sustainable tourism implementation. News Research Sustainability

Covid rockets sustainability up the travel management agenda

Travel Daily News

62% of European travel managers have sustainable travel programmes; 20% rely on their TMC to ensure programmes are sustainable. Business Travel Show Europe launches Ethical Travel Trail, and Wellness Retreat makes a welcome return

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.

The Next Big Meeting Planning Question: Sustainability

Morley

hotel Travel industry hotel industry COVID-19 conscientious meetings environment sustainabilityFor over a year, the big question on all meeting planners’ minds has been how best to ensure the health of all attendees at their events.

Tips and Tricks: Implementing a Sustainable Travel Program

Fox World Travel

Sustainable travel has become a hot topic over the last few years. The post Tips and Tricks: Implementing a Sustainable Travel Program appeared first on Fox World Travel.

The Role Companies Play in Sustainability

Meet Green

The time has come to explore that caveat and better understand the other piece of the puzzle: The role that companies and manufacturers play in sustainability. As discussed above, this narrow view of sustainability measurement shifts the focus to the end-user (us!)

Students want to learn more about sustainability: Key findings from the PIR survey

EHL Insights

At EHL, the Sustainability Committee*, with the help of the student council, decided to launch the PIR survey, the first assessment of global business schools, to give students the chance to evaluate their own school on how it is solving societal and sustainable challenges.

Go Green: How To Jump on Sustainable Event Trend

Endless Events

Sustainability isn’t going anywhere. Sustainable events are one of our top choices for 2018 Event Trends.The sustainable event trend is continuing to grow with no signs of stopping so it’s time to get on board! So, what does it even mean to be “sustainable”? Well, being sustainable means that you are making changes to avoid the depletion of natural resources. Creating sustainable events is key to being a responsible event planner. .

Sustainability and Your Events

Incentive Meeting Services

Sustainability is on the rise! All across the globe, companies are looking for ways to make their businesses and events more environmentally-friendly - a trend this isn’t going away any time soon. It’s time for your comp

Sustainable travel 2021: on the way to net-zero emissions

EHL Insights

Hospitality Industry SustainabilityBefore Covid19, the hospitality industry accounted for around 10% of our global economy. In 2019, no less than 15,000 hotels were in the pipeline attesting to the industry growth and place in our society (Hotel Management).

Sustainable travel 2021: on the way to net-zero emissions

EHL Insights

Hospitality Industry SustainabilityBefore Covid19, the hospitality industry accounted for around 10% of our global economy. In 2019, no less than 15,000 hotels were in the pipeline attesting to the industry growth and place in our society (Hotel Management).

The Évora Forum – A World for Travel takes the lead in sustainable actions for the travel industry

Travel Daily News

The teams at A World for Travel and the Resilience Council developed a baseline of where the travel industry currently is in terms of sustainable actions and goals

Refocusing on a Critical Issue: Sustainability

MeetingsNet

But as people start to travel again for business, the issue of event sustainability should be top of mind for planners. Fortunately, some meeting professionals spend the majority of their time focused on sustainability and can provide guidance to those who are now revisiting the issue.

7 Reasons Why Slovenia is one of the Leading Sustainable Tourism Destinations

Solimar International

Learn about sustainable tourism in Slovenia, Europe’s hidden gem. Here at Solimar, we pride ourselves on being experts in sustainable tourism. So, when we say that a country has excelled at integrating sustainable tourism principles, we mean it.

Sustainability In Events: Recognising The Social & Human Impact Of The Industry

Endless Events

We’re feeling a bit green today, and it’s all thanks to the topic of sustainability in events! Sustainability in events has been covered several times by our team. And they had quite a few bits of wisdom to share when it comes to implementing and promoting sustainability in events. Strategic Thinking: How To Move Sustainability In Events Forward. Once again, she’s ready to share her thoughts on the role of leadership in planning sustainable events.

Planning Sustainable Events: What You Must Know – #EventIcons Episode 116

Endless Events

Events can be super wasteful, from water and energy consumption to food waste there are a lot of areas we can improve upon in terms of planning sustainable events. What does planning sustainable events mean? What do you need to keep in mind when making your event more sustainable? Can you really make a big impact on our world by planning sustainable events? We will cover this and so much more about sustainable thinking at events below!

Episode 12: Sustainability and Events with Ellen Hockley Harrison of Greater Good Events

Techsytalk

Sustainable weddings is the expertise of Ellen Hockley Harrison and, in this episode, we talk to her about finding her niche, building a brand she's passionate about and so much more!

Planning Sustainable Events: How We Can Solve Global Issues – #EventIcons 176

Endless Events

Here at Endless, we figured it was more than time we talked about planning sustainable events. And we also have the responsibility of trying to improve it through planning sustainable events! based Sustainable Events Ltd. Pelham is an expert in planning sustainable events, and sustainable meetings, who believes concerned people need to step up to the plate and make themselves heard. Go Green: How To Start Creating Sustainable Events.

How Technology Continues to Help Improve Sustainability at Events

MeetingPool

One of the earliest improvements in regards to events and sustainability was the option for using significantly less paper during conferences, trade shows, and other meetings. Tech Event Planning green technology sustainability TipsMobile devices paved the way for event-specific apps, giving attendees access to all of the information they needed without having to print out large packets and handouts. As ticketing […].

A Practical Guide on How to Run Sustainable Events

Eventtia

Is your event truly sustainable? If you’re even a little concerned about sustainability, then this article is for you. Are you measuring the impact your event has on the environment and your local community? Do you want to reduce the negative footprint your conference or trade show has? Event Planning

#ThrowbackThursday: Stylish, Sustainable Events Over the Decade

BizBash

As an ode to Earth Day, here's a retro roundup of 10 sustainable-meets-stylish events over the decade

The Three Pillars of Sustainable Tourism

Path Destination Management

“The Three Pillars of Sustainable Tourism” When people talk about sustainable tourism what do they really mean? Sustainable tourism is often described as meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet theirs.

June MeetGreenChat – Can We Meet Safely and Sustainably?

Meet Green

Hybrid and in-person events are coming back and we thought it was time to start thinking about meeting safely and sustainably. Below is the full list of questions we asked about meeting safely and sustainably. What are some alternative ideas for swag that would be safe and sustainable?

A New Hot Button for Sustainable Events: Water Usage

MeetingsNet

Proposed water restrictions in big meeting and incentive destinations underscore the need for planners to research conservation strategies at host properties as part of their sustainability efforts.

Samantha wrote a new post, Going Green - Sustainability in the Meetings & Events Industry

I-Meet

In recent decades, sustainability in the meetings and events has become an industry standard. The concept is often associated with our environment, society, and the economy. Most companies are cognizant in r

SEC introduces new food strategy, with sustainability at its heart

Travel Daily News

New food strategy unveiled ahead of SEC hosting global climate change conference COP26

What IMEX Can Teach Us About Sustainable Event Planning

MeetingPlay

IMEX, the Worldwide Exhibition for Incentive Travel, Meetings and Events, held last month in Las Vegas had a major focus on sustainable events and green event planning.

BLOG – SUSTAINABLE RAIL TOURISM, THE OPPORTUNITY IT PRESENTS, AND THE TECHNOLOGY REQUIRED TO SEIZE IT

Open Destinations

If your rail operator business wants to capitalise on the growth opportunity presented by sustainable rail tourism, we’d love to help you. Blog environment rail rail operator sustainable tourism Travel Studio travel technology

American Express Global Business Travel and Shell form alliance to help increase supply of sustainable aviation fuel

Travel Daily News

Both companies plan to increase the supply and use of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). The collaboration will aggregate SAF demand for corporate travel, to unlock investment and scale SAF production across technology types over the coming years

How to Plan a Sustainable Networking Event

Eventtia

When it comes to planning sustainable events, you can identify two types of planners. La entrada How to Plan a Sustainable Networking Event aparece primero en Eventtia | Event management software. The first one is planners who’ve decided to “go green” because it’s trendy and it will give them a better marketing positioning. They tend to opt for vegetarian (or vegan) catering, search for venues powered by alternative energy resources, and reduce […].

WTTC Works to Advance Sustainability in Reopening Travel & Tourism

Travel Pulse

Its new report, created with the United Nations Environment Program, outlines the problem of single-use plastics and offers guidelines for the industry. Impacting Travel

How to Plan a Sustainable Networking Event

Eventtia

When it comes to planning sustainable events, you can identify two types of planners. The first one is planners who’ve decided to “go green” because it’s trendy and it will give them a better marketing positioning. They tend to opt for vegetarian (or vegan) catering, search for venues powered by alternative energy resources, and reduce plastic at their events. B2B matchmaking networking

IMEX Launches New Innovation in Sustainability Award

MeetingsNet

If your sustainability effort is fresh, team-based, and built to last, you may have a winner. Association Toolbox Corporate Toolbox Professional Development Sustainabilityread more.

Events Industry Council announces updated Certificate Programme for Sustainable Event Professionals

Travel Daily News

The SEPC was initially launched and is still available as an in-person course, but has been updated and expanded to feature interactive, accessible online learning

Sustainabilty in hospitality: Putting construction issues first

EHL Insights

Hospitality firms are increasingly keen to jump on the sustainability bandwagon. In this short paper we outline some important sustainability challenges for hotels from a building perspective. Hospitality Industry Sustainability

Fighting Climate Change: Industry Investment in Sustainability

MeetingsNet

Sustainability Corporate Meetings & EventsBy Hannah Kinnersley. The meetings and hospitality industry is leading the way on efforts to reduce greenhouse gases with measures that help the planet and the bottom line. read more.