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Tourism & Hospitality Forum Established

GHP Comment: Great organisation line up – just a few missing – The Environment – surprising omission with a Green Party Minister! The Tanaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Leo Varadkar TD, and the Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Catherine Martin TD, today (Friday 9 October 2020) established the […]

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Running out of energy – An underestimated threat to a “people’s business”?

As we know, the pandemic is having unequal impacts across the hospitality workforce. From General Managers who have picked up front desk shifts or night audit rounds and front line staff on furlough, there are a multitude of factors impacting the well-being of everyone involved in our industry The World Panel on Sustainable Hospitality addressed […]

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How to reduce plastic and keep guests safe

This is a FREE e-learning platform hosted by Greener Guest LOGIN HERE This FREE course takes you through a six step approach to addressing and minimising the use of Single Use Plastics as a response to Covid-19.

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US Resorts commit to Sustainability

Vail Resorts Sustainability Pledge is to achieve a zero net operating footprint by 2030, including zero waste to landfill. Where in Ireland can we see tourism destinations making the same type of commitment? Why aren’t we? Vail Resorts, PepsiCo expand their sustainability efforts

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Draft Climate Action Bill Published

We are slowly getting there – our Tourism Leaders have failed to address Climate Change to date – now they will be forced to act. If implemented properly this will deliver huge cost savings to the tourism sector – if done properly……. Perhaps at some point the powers that be will look outside their bubble […]

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Hotel Sector to see c E127,000,000 increased environmental costs over next 10 years

SEE OUR CALL TO ACTION BELOW Whilst the negative impacts of the pandemic capture almost 100% of the sectors attention the environmental challenges facing us remain in place – and are increasing in intensity if you watch international reports and climate change issues occurring around the world. However, all businesses must also be aware of […]

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Tourism Recovery Plan 2020-2023

Its great to see Environmental Sustainability highlighted – however, we have been here before in the Tourism Action Plans. Don’t hold your breath – we seem incapable of adopting and implementing environmental sustainability as a core discipline within tourism and hospitality – we are very good at talking a lot about it though!

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Global Tourism Plastics Initiative

The Global Tourism Plastics Initiative has published recommendations on how the industry can continue fighting plastic pollution during the COVID-19 recovery Download the Recommendations here Green Hospitality also runs the Plastic Smart GREENMark. This is a programme designed to place the Irish Hospitality & Tourism Sector at the forefront of the War Against Plastic and show that […]

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EV Charging – Are you Charged Up?

Many hotels and guesthouses across the country have already installed Electric Vehicle Car Charging points. Some have installed medium/fast chargers with the majority focusing in basic 7-22kW units which deliver a good charge overnight. But the majority of hotels and guesthouses still do not have EV Chargers. I recently watched a hotel run a cable […]

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Green Hairdressing Salons

Sustainability is expanding and becoming an inexorable business approach. If you are not engaged, you are really not engaged! Your customers are been targeted by sustainable competitors = so why are you not on this business path – It saved you money, it pleases your staff, it retains existing customers and it attracts new customers […]

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