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How to use carbon footprint as an universe measurement tool to improve the bottom line of a hotel

Global Carbon budget & its impact on (hotel) business

There is a carbon budget for our planet. You certainly know the meaning of the word budget, yes? Carbon might be a different story, though. But fear not. Simply explained, every time you burn something which is or was alive you create carbon in vario ...

Tourism: An unsustainable luxury?

FIFTY YEARS AGO, the title of this article would have made little sense to anyone. Overseas tourism was only just beginning to expand and ‘ordinary’ people started to imagine themselves to be much less ordinary by dreaming of holidaying overseas. ...

Hotel Carbon Measurement Initiative (HCMI) – a review

Review and comments on the methodology paper. By Daniel Koeppel, Managing Director of Daniel Koeppel & Associates Co., Ltd. Source: Material courtesy by Mrs. Fran Hughes,  Head of Programms , ITP The International Tourism Partnership (ITP) and the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) have collaborated on a groundbreaking initiative to uni ...

1st own audit on personal environmental sustainability objectives

1st own audit on personal environmental sustainability objectives Hi there, Long ago i came to the realization that the biggest influence one can have is on his own life!  So i went and set my own environmental sustainability objectives in early March 2011, shortly before embarking on a new job. Keeping ones carbon footprint low is easy while stud ...