Hotel Best Practices in Resource Management for Waste & Recycling

This Best Practice Paper focuses on Resource Management for Waste & Recycling. The paper includes two best performer case studies showcasing Blue Apple Beach on Tierra Bomba Island, Colombia and The Datai on Langkawi Island, Malaysia. Both properties are well on their way to achieving zero waste to landfill and use techniques such as bottle crushing, upcycling and using waste materials in the maintenance and construction of their hotels.

Hotel Best Practices in Resource Management for Plastic

Regenerative Travel is producing a series of Best Practice Papers to create an actionable knowledge base within the travel industry. In our first Best Practice Paper, we focus on Resource Management for Plastic.

Hotel Best Practices for Water Conservation, Sourcing and Management

This Best Practice Paper focuses on Water Conservation, Sourcing and Management. The paper includes two best performer case studies showcasing Jade Mountain Resort in Saint Lucia and Tranquilo Bay in Panama. Both properties are 100% water self-sufficient and use techniques such as rainwater harvesting, plant-based wastewater treatment, and watershed preservation to achieve this. 

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Climate Action Through Regeneration: The Power of Communities and Nature in Tourism​ White Paper

Our white paper on Climate Action Through Regeneration: The Power of Communities and Nature in Tourism​ looks at whether tourism can be an effective way to manage and facilitate nature-based solutions and which factors make a tourism-based solution regenerative.

Regenerative Travel Principles for Hospitality White Paper

This white paper leverages case studies from hotels who might be practicing regeneration without explicitly using the terminology; plus a lexicon of “regenerative terminology” so readers can go from the theoretical to the practical applications of Regenerative Travel as a force for positive change.  

Regenerative Tourism and the Path to Net-Zero: A Post-COP27 Debrief

We explored key COP27 takeaways from the annual UN Climate Conference in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt and steps the travel industry needs to take to achieve net-zero.

The Future of Benchmarking and Sustainability Management with Julie Cheetham, Managing Director of Weeva

The travel industry is at a pivotal moment. Often criticized and scrutinized for unsustainable practices, such as flight shaming or greenwashing, it’s also a sector that employs 10% of the world, comprises over 3 billion businesses worldwide and is worth a staggering $1.5 trillion USD. It’s an industry not to be underestimated.

Climate Action and Travel: An Interview with Scientist Dr. Sweta Chakraborty

We had the opportunity to chat with Dr. Sweta Chakraborty, a Risk and Behavioral Scientist and President of United States operations of We Don’t Have Time, a climate action network. Her work is motivated by the need for concise and reliable science communication to strategically manage human resiliency and vitality.

Unlocking the Power of Communities and Nature Through Tourism

Our webinar explored our latest white paper on Climate Action Through Regeneration: Unlocking the Power of Communities and Nature Through Tourism. We looked at how businesses and individuals can contribute to combating climate change by implementing nature-based solutions in alignment with the Glasgow Declaration and its principles. The convening happened in partnership with the University of Edinburgh and Solimar International.

Transformative Roles in Tourism: Adopting Living Systems’ Thinking for Regenerative Futures

This study demonstrates how the Tourism Living System (TLS) concept can support the evolution of tourism stakeholders as self-organizing and interconnected entities that form symbiotic relationships with the communities and places in which they operate.

Child Welfare and the Travel Industry: Global Good Practice Guidelines

These Global Good Practice Guidelines have been developed to provide a common understanding of child welfare issues throughout the travel industry.

A Toolkit on Fighting Food Waste

Accounting for 70% global biodiversity loss and 24% CO2 emissions, food waste is one of the greatest threats to the planet. Within the hospitality sector, hotel waste management programs and sustainable food systems can reinforce one another in the pursuit of social and environmental regeneration.

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