Marina Laurent

Founder at REGEN – Regenerative Hospitality Solutions

Marina LaurentMarina has been working as a successful legal consultant for organizations of all sizes for several years. As she gained various insights into the growing ecological, socio-cultural, and spiritual divides and our current economic and societal models' inability to address them, she decided it was time to act. Following her passion for wellness, travel, and sustainability, she joined the Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL) Switzerland, where she obtained an Executive Master of Business Administration. Here she dedicated her thesis to "Regenerative Development: A framework for evolving sustainability in the hospitality industry" before specializing in Regenerative Leadership. She recently launched REGEN Hospitality Solutions, a consulting firm dedicated to harnessing the tourism industry's power to act as a catalyst for sustainable change through a new leadership approach while offering solutions to support industry recovery.

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The solutions nature provides: how can hotels contribute and benefit?

When I took note of the topic of this new viewpoint, I felt compelled to step out of my office to go immerse myself in nature to ponder on it. As I was walking mindfully along the banks of the nearby swamp on a sunny spring day, surrounded with blossoming fragrant trees and lulled by the birds' warbling, a delightful sense of serenity and bliss took hold of me.

Regenerative tourism will be at the forefront of the recovery effort

COVID-19 has and continues to put many strains on the tourism sector, which came to a near standstill in 2020. As professionals and international associations are preparing themselves to restart and recover, they have a exceptional opportunity to rethink the role of tourism and rebuild a better, healthier and more resilient industry.

Responsible travel: How do we make booking sustainable hotels easier?

The last decade has seen a surge in the number of studies and trend reports claiming that sustainability is on the verge of becoming the new normal across industries and witnessing the rise of the mindful consumer.