Category: Growth

Paris suburb revitalized by €2.8bn railway, hotels and hipster cafes

Saint-Denis has long been notorious for the drugs, violence and racial unrest depicted in the 1995 film La Haine, but for planners of the Grand Paris project, it is a future Eldorado. Macron described the region as a potential new California, and the 2024 Olympics bid was conceived as a key building block in this vision.

WTTC’s Hotel Sustainability Basics expands to 1700 hotels

he World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) Hotel Sustainability Basics (Basics), the global initiative helping hoteliers on their first steps to improve their sustainability ratings, has reached a significant milestone with over 1,700 hotels verified across 70 countries worldwide.

Thoughts on Responsible Tourism Transformation

Responsible tourism is about transform tourist destinations into better places to live and better places to visit, in that order.

Saudi Arabia takes the lead in commitment to sustainable tourism

Saudi Arabia has become a “must-see destination”, Zurab Pololikashvili, secretary-general of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation, said in Riyadh during the opening ceremony of World Tourism Day this weekend.

US visitors wary of Ukraine threaten European travel recovery

Airlines and hoteliers have warned that the conflict in Ukraine is causing high-spending US travellers to hold off visiting Europe, slowing the industry’s long...

Latest articles

IHG Hotels & Resorts introduces the ‘Low Carbon Pioneers’ program

IHG Hotels & Resorts, a global leader in hospitality, announces the launch of its Low Carbon Pioneers program, which brings together energy efficient hotels that have no fossil fuels combusted on-site* and are backed by renewable energy.