Maurice Bergin

Managing Director at

Maurice BerginI have worked in the Hospitality Sector since 1977 which included time in Hotels, restaurants, guesthouses, marketing, consulting, lecturing, food hygiene management and latterly as a Resource Efficiency and Environmental Management specialist within the sector. I now run which offers certification to hospitality businesses across Ireland. I also operate a Responsible Travel website (, Consulting Business (HSC Ltd and Green Trading Company) and a Green Purchasing website for the business sector - I am a Fellow of the Irish Hospitality Institute and spent many years as a branch and national council member of the IHF.
Insights by Maurice Bergin (2)

Sustainability-driven legislation: setting the right conditions for hospitality?

The UN IPCC states that to avoid climate catastrophe, the world needs to cut its carbon emissions by almost half by 2030 (from the 2018 level) and close to 100% by 2050. That's quite imaginable for new hotels, but much more challenging for existing ones.

Driving Resiliency and Sustainability in Hospitality: Five Priorities for 2021

The temptation to type the word People 5 times was too great. But I think People X 5 is still not good enough. So I shall say People in the power of 5! Prior to COVID-19, we were talking about the great need for more hospitality people and how we entice more young people and talent in the industry.