The German-based Deutsche Hospitality group has a history dating nearly 90 years and includes Steigenberger Hotels and Resorts, IntercityHotel and Jaz in the City. The company has a long commitment to environmental and social responsibility and is joining the world’s leading hotel groups to work together at ITP’s table to tackle the most critical issues affecting sustainable growth.
Announcing their membership of ITP, Thomas Willms, COO of Steigenberger Hotels AG said: “Corporate Social Responsibility is an essential part of our corporate philosophy. We are looking forward to creating a united front which will enable us to reach our own objectives as well as making an important contribution together with the whole of the hotel sector.”
Welcoming Deutsche Hospitality representatives to ITP’s Board and Executive Committee, ITP Director Fran Hughes said: “We’re delighted to welcome such a highly respected company as Deutsche Hospitality to our membership to work with us in creating a fairer future for all.
“In 2017 we launched ITP’s Goals for 2030, which is our commitment to tackle the hotel industry’s most critical sustainability issues: carbon, water, human rights and youth employment. Our members collaborate, knowing they can get further and faster working together for the Global Goals than they can working alone. Deutsche Hospitality has an established history of excellence in its sustainability initiatives. As members of ITP they can Share their expertise, Learn from their peers and Lead as responsible hospitality businesses.”