Category: Research and studies

Insights Report: Sustainable Travel in the U.S. 2024

The “U.S. Sustainable Travel Market – Focused Insights 2024-2029” report has been added to’s offering.

Sustainability: do actions match words?

Universally, hotels are adopting sustainability practices. It was claimed that the execution of sustainability can lead to increased guest satisfaction, improved company image and even financial gain.

Transitioning to reusable packaging could eliminate 1 trillion single-use bottles and cups

A new report highlights the urgent need for reusable beverage packaging as a solution to the global plastic crisis. The report, produced by ocean advocacy group Oceana, shows that just a 10-percentage point increase in reusable beverage packaging by 2030 could eliminate over 1 trillion single-use plastic bottles and cups.

Hotels embrace growing diversity in their board composition

The percentage of hotel industry board seats held by Black members and women members, respectively, is going up.

Hotels appoint more women and Black directors to their boards

Hotel boards are becoming decidedly more diverse, with growing numbers of seats now held by women and Black members, a 2022 study conducted by the American Hotel & Lodging (AHLA) Foundation found.

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Hotel Verdant achieves renewable energy trifecta with wind, solar, and geothermal

Dominion Properties, developer of two LEED Platinum multifamily buildings in southeastern Wisconsin, has just achieved LEED Gold for its boutique Hotel Verdant that utilizes geothermal, solar and wind technologies—a renewable energy trifecta not found in any other U.S. hotel.