By Fran Hughes – Director at International Tourism Partnership
Tourism brings economic development, provides jobs, and protects cultural and natural heritage. But as Fran Hughes, the Director of the International Tourism Partnership (ITP) writes, beyond the headline figures the sector has been poor at demonstrating its real impact.
By Nicolas Perin – Programme Manager - ITP
On June 28th and 29th 2016 business leaders and government representatives gathered at the Business and Climate Summit in London. Following the Paris Agreement last December on climate change, this event was the second edition of a now yearly summit focused on the importance of businesses in the global fight to limit global warming under a 2˚C cap.
By Stephen Farrant – Head of the International Tourism Partnership
It’s time, says Stephen Farrant, head of the UK- based International Tourism Partnership, for the hospitality industry to re-think, reformulate and re-energize the message we send the world about our sustainability efforts.
Stephen Farrant, Director of the International Tourism Partnership (ITP) will lead a session at the Hotel Investment Forum in Berlin (IHIF)
On the 6th March 2013, Stephen Farrant, Director of the International Tourism Partnership (ITP) will lead a session at the Hotel Investment Forum in Berlin. ITP will be joined by industry leaders to discuss how the industry is working together to address carbon and sustainability, and where the future opportunities lie.
For 35 young adults in Mumbai 2013 is a year of great expectations. Having successfully completed the six-month Youth Career Initiative programme, they begin a life full of more opportunity and choice.
It was in the wake of the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (the original Rio Earth Summit) that the International Hotels Environment Initiative, now known as the International Tourism Partnership (ITP), was formed.
Katie Fallon has been appointed Vice Chair of International Tourism Partnership at International Tourism Partnership (ITP)
International Tourism Partnership (ITP) – London , United Kingdom
Many hotels are now demonstrating how sustainable procurement - securing goods and services in a way that achieves value for money for the organisation while also benefiting society and minimising impact on the environment - is helping to reduce their costs.
We Are Water Foundation and Diamond Resorts partner to launch sustainable water usage initiative at European resorts
Diamond Resortstm, a global leader in the hospitality and vacation ownership industries,has announced it has partnered with the We Are Water Foundation to launch an initiative that encourages travellers to make a rational and sustainable use of water.
The hotel industry is inherently vulnerable to modern slavery. Hotels operating under major international brand franchises are particularly exposed to risks in relation to modern slavery.