Resources

Our resource page will keep you up to date on environmental issues that impact the tourism and hospitality sector, and other relevant information, including events, awards, special days, etc. If you think we should add any particular piece of information, send us the details through our Contact Us page.

Members have access to the GHP Members Resource database – Under Development

Biomass Solution for an Irish Hotel – Saving €44,000 annually

Making large savings by burning wood

A Net Zero Hotel – What does it look like

What does a Fully Net Zero hotel look like?

Energy costs – Get Winterised Now

What should hotels do now in advance of massive energy costs this winer?

EU plans to make Solar PV Mandatory

Solar rooftop obligation for commercial and public buildings as of 2026, and for new residential buildings as of 2029.

Sourcing Seafood Sustainably

Enclosed is a link to the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance guide to sourcing seafood sustainably - if you are serious about the environment apply their principles now!

WTTC Launches Hotel Sustainability Basics

WTTC launches 12 basic sustainability criteria hotels should implement - NOW

Booking.com confirms that travellers want to stay in Sustainable Accommodation

The most extensive sustainable travel research from Booking.com to date highlights increasing desire to make more mindful and conscious choices across the entire travel experience

Planning for 2022 – Sustainability will be top of mind for guests

Having a sustainability policy, action plan and KPI's is no longer an optional for hotels - it is a must.

3 Man Made Crises are harming our Planet

Tourism businesses can positively respond to these crises by undertaking 3 specific actions to reduce Carbon Emissions, Eliminate Single Use Plastics and promote Biodiversity

Energy in Ireland 2020 Report – SEAI

Energy reductions were driven primarily by transport reductions due to Covid-19 - much more work is required

Booking.com Recognise Sustainable Hotels

Booking.com Launches First-of-its-Kind Travel Sustainable Badge to Lead Industry in Showcasing a Wider Variety of Sustainable Stays

Pub Sector Roadmap 2021