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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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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?

Let customers review how sustainable a hotel is by having up to 5 green stars (on top of the existing star rating). Booking.com and TripAdvisor and other such platforms could adopt such a feature not just for hotels but other hospitality businesses too (If they do feature other types).
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