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New YCI video showcases our award-winning youth employability programme

March 14, 2017

New video shows how YCI students are helped to build promising futures. ITP has just launched a new video to profile our successful and award-winning programme which helps tackle youth…

The hotel industry needs to encourage women employees

March 8, 2017

For International Women's Day, our YCI Partnerships Manager for South Asia based in Delhi - Shiksha Khemani - wrote about some of the challenges she sees women facing within the hospitality industry…

Green Hotelier Awards 2017 launched

January 19, 2017

The digital magazine Green Hotelier opened its 2017 Awards to applications from the world’s most sustainable and responsible hotels. Building on the success of previous years, the industry’s leading voice…

ITP’s 25 years of hotels collaborating for sustainable hospitality

January 10, 2017

ITP has been working with global hotel companies to build sustainable growth across the industry for the past 25 years, and 2017 could be our biggest year yet. This year…

Next steps on climate change after COP 22

December 8, 2016

In November ITP’s Programme Manager Nicolas Perin attended COP 22. Here are his thoughts on the industry’s next steps for climate change. Despite its billing as the “COP of action”,…

Up-skilling young people in India reveals the impact hotels can make on youth unemployment

December 3, 2016

As one of the world’s largest employers, the hotel industry is constantly seeking new talent and committed, service-oriented people to join its ranks. However as the numbers are often not…

ITP seeking to achieve more by growing the membership

November 14, 2016

Last week ITP attended World Responsible Tourism Day at World Travel Market London. We celebrated the winners of the Responsible Tourism Awards and we listened to the debates and panel…

International Tourism Partnership achieves first regional dialogue on water and labour issues in Asia Pacific.

October 26, 2016

The International Tourism Partnership (ITP) gathered representatives from the largest hotel companies operating in Asia Pacific, not-for-profit organisations and specialists for a day of open discussions on water and labour…

Modern slavery in the hotel industry: recognising the risks

October 18, 2016

Meenal Sachdev, Founder and Director of Shiva Foundation, and Nishma Jethwa, Strategy Lead at the organisation, reflect on why modern slavery presents such a problem for the hotel industry and…

Stakeholders offer a view of the bigger picture

September 20, 2016

  Working in such a dynamic and people-centric sector as the hotel industry, it’s easy to become so focused on delivering a great service whilst building the brand and growing…

Where there’s a will to win on water

September 9, 2016

ITP Director Fran Hughes describes her time at World Water Week launching HWMI, and the things she learned from her discussions with experts. Each year the world comes together to…

Global hotel groups collaborate to create industry first for water measurement

August 30, 2016

ITP (International Tourism Partnership) is proud to announce a major step forward in the hotel industry’s stewardship of water, with the launch today of the Hotel Water Measurement Initiative (HWMI).…

ITP is hiring a Income Generation & Strategic Alliances Manager for the Youth Career Initiative

August 24, 2016

ITP is currently recruiting a strong communicator with excellent relationship management skills to manage Income Generation & Strategic Alliances in the Youth Career Initiative (YCI) team. The purpose of this role…

Together we can do more – WATER

August 16, 2016

One thing I learnt by experience when sailing around the world is that water is precious. Floating around on oceans of salt water, but having only limited amounts of fresh…

Hotels and World Youth Skills Day

July 14, 2016

In April this year the work of hotels around the world to address the global youth unemployment crisis was recognised by the WTTC with a Tourism for Tomorrow Award in…

ITP Member activities highlighted in UN Global Compact

June 22, 2016

ITP Members’ positive actions for a fairer society and a more sustainable future have been highlighted in a report to the UN Global Compact. The UN Global Compact is the…

Marker in the sand for hotels and CO2

June 6, 2016

The 5th of June 2016 marked World Environment Day and the fourth anniversary of the launch of the Hotel Carbon Measurement Initiative (HCMI); ITP’s universally recognised tool for measuring carbon…

Tutorial guides users through the hotel footprinting tool

May 10, 2016

The International Tourism Partnership and Greenview have created a new tutorial video to help guide people through the Hotel Footprinting Tool. Since the free online resource launched in October 2015,…

ITP Members tweet their responsible business actions for young people

April 28, 2016

In Responsible Business Week, ITP’s digital magazine Green Hotelier hosted a social media event on Twitter enabling members to share examples of the way they create opportunities for and support…

ITP Members lead the way as world’s greenest hotels

April 22, 2016

ITP Members' properties are some of the greenest in the world, following the announcement today of the winners of the Green Hotelier Awards 2016. The winning hotels include those of…