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Action on carbon is now urgent, but hotels can work together for change

October 8, 2018

The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC’s) eye-opening report today confirms what many of us already knew to be the truth: that urgent and unprecedented action is required to…

Helping hotels be the business blueprint for tackling human trafficking

October 3, 2018

A year ago ITP launched our four Goals for 2030 as a call to action to the hotel sector to do better on the critical social and environmental issues most…

ITP launches cutting-edge water risk intelligence for hotels and wider tourism industry

August 30, 2018

The International Tourism Partnership (ITP) has released its Destination Water Risk Index as part of World Water Week in Stockholm. The Index provides cutting-edge intelligence on the top twelve most…

Scandic Hotels joins ITP to help tackle the Global Goals

August 20, 2018

Nordic hotel company Scandic Hotels is bringing its best practice and know-how on sustainability to collaborate with 13 other leading hotel groups as a member of ITP, the International Tourism…

ITP launches Principles on Forced Labour

June 12, 2018

ITP is delighted to unite the hotel industry in its shared commitment to three key Principles on Forced Labour. ITP’s Principles address a critical human rights issue that can affect…

ITP Goals help highlight the world’s greenest hotels

April 27, 2018

Green Hotelier magazine has revealed the winners of its annual Green Hotelier Awards. The annual Awards changed format this year to align with the International Tourism Partnership’s Goals for 2030.…

New ITP director to join in June

March 27, 2018

ITP has recruited a new director who will take the position from June. Madhu Rajesh has been appointed and will follow on from Fran Hughes as director. Madhu will step…

Six simple steps for hotels to embed water stewardship

March 21, 2018

For World Water Day ITP is releasing its report Water Stewardship Report detailing the six simple steps for hotels and hotel groups to take in order to embed water stewardship…

Deutsche Hospitality joins ITP to collaborate for sustainable growth

February 2, 2018

International hotel group Deutsche Hospitality is bringing its highly regarded responsible business credentials to collaborate on sustainability with 12 leading hotel groups as it joins the International Tourism Partnership (ITP).…

2018 Green Hotelier Awards to reflect ITP’s Goals for 2030

January 26, 2018

The Green Hotelier Awards, which seek to discover the world's most sustainable, environmentally friendly and socially responsible hotels, has launched for 2018. This year the Awards unveil a new look…

ITP seeks new Director

January 8, 2018

ITP – the International Tourism Partnership – is on the hunt for a new Director. The membership organisation which works with the world’s leading hotel groups on critical environmental and…

ITP carbon report provides hotel sector’s goal to mitigate climate change

November 2, 2017

ITP has today launched the Hotel Global Decarbonisation Report, in which it clearly outlines the hotel sector’s target for carbon reduction in order to meet the 2-degree Celsius cap set…

ITP marks 25th anniversary with first ever industry-wide global commitment to sustainability

September 26, 2017

The International Tourism Partnership (ITP) today announces the four Goals supported by ITP member companies as the major industry reference point to drive progress towards sustainability. The ITP Goals are…

Join ITP as a Youth Career Initiative Partnerships Manager in South East Asia

August 31, 2017

Our flagship programme, YCI - the Youth Career Initiative - is the hotel industry’s global solution to youth unemployment. By working in partnership with the world’s leading hotels and non-profit…

Shiva Modern Slavery lessons for the hotel industry

August 24, 2017

In July, Shiva Hotels launched an anti-slavery programme across its hotel group. Here Sian Lea, Senior Programme Manager for Shiva Foundation, who have been supporting the Shiva Hotels Group with…

Water is not cheap, it is invaluable

August 10, 2017

Almost a year ago exactly, the International Tourism Partnership (ITP) launched the Hotel Water Measurement Initiative (HWMI) at SIWI World Water Week to support the hotel sector towards consistent measuring…

Hotels can work together to prevent Trafficking in People

July 27, 2017

ITP members are acutely aware of the risk to their supply chain of modern slavery and human trafficking, which is why they collaborate to help put an end to this…

Offering hospitality to refugees

July 3, 2017

Several of ITP's member companies have properties in countries which have been affected by the refugee crisis. Having seen how employability programmes like YCI can help disadvantaged young people around…

International hotel groups support the Year of Sustainable Tourism

June 23, 2017

ITP is happy to announce its status as Friend to the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development. The aims of the United Nations’ International Year are very much in…

Hotels, the SDGs and Transparent Reporting

June 13, 2017

Chair of ITP’s Advisory Panel – Harold Goodwin – has blogged about why more hotel groups are aligning their sustainability reporting with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). At the…