Resources

The International Tourism Partnership works closely with members and stakeholders to create practical products and resources to advance the hotel industry's responsible business agenda. Alongside our members, we are committed to sharing best practice. For hoteliers around the world, however big and small, we provide access to valuable information and resources at no cost, allowing them to drive their own responsible business agendas.

Green Hotelier

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Green Hotelier is ITP’s online magazine providing our audience with free, up-to-date content on sustainable tourism and green hotels. Commentary, advice and practical solutions can be browsed thematically or by destination. Resources include know how articles, tools and publication suggestions.

Best practice is celebrated via hotel case studies and industry leader interviews. Talking Point articles let the experts have their say and finally, industry news and events will help you keep up to date with all the latest developments. Download Green Hotelier's media pack 2015 here

Hotel Water Measurement Initiative

The Hotel Water Measurement Initiative (HWMI) is a methodology and tool to enable hotels measure and report on water use in a consistent way. It was developed by the International Tourism Partnership in partnership with KPMG and 18 global hotel companies. HWMI is free of charge and can be used by any hotel anywhere in the world, from small guesthouses to 5 star resorts.

Hotel Carbon Measurement Initiative

The Hotel Carbon Measurement Initiative (HCMI) is a methodology and tool to enable hotels measure and report on carbon emissions in a consistent way. It was developed by the International Tourism Partnership and the World Travel & Tourism Council in partnership with KPMG and 23 global hotel companies. HCMI is free and can be used by any hotel anywhere in the world, from small guesthouses to 5 star resorts. Over 24,000 hotels globally are using HCMI.

Know How Guides

Throughout the year ITP produces Know How Guides relating to one of their key issues and the Green Hotelier editorial calendar.

This year we will be producing Know How Guides on Communicating Carbon, Certification and Water. These guides

Resources include know how articles, tools and publication suggestions. Best practice is celebrated via hotel case studies and industry leader interviews. Talking Point articles let the experts have their say and finally, industry news and events will help you keep up to date with all the latest developments.

ITP Water Risk Assessment

ITP kicked off its work on water by working with the Stockholm International Water Institute to produce a risk analysis of key water issues - present and forecast. The report examines water availability and quality alongside cost and regulatory implications in selected geographic regions.

The purpose of the research was to increase awareness and understanding of how and where water issues present a significant risk to the industry’s future. This is now complete and you can read the report here.

Going Green

Going Green is ITP's entry level publication for any hotel looking to start their journey towards a more responsible future. The guide is free and can be downloaded in the following languages:

The guide is free and can be downloaded in the following languages:

Manuals

Environmental Management for Hotels and Siting, Construction and Design are ITP's industry-acclaimed manuals offering in depth advice on green hotel design and management. Digital versions are now freely available on Green Hotelier.

Food waste in Hotels. The International Tourism Partnership and Considerate Hoteliers conducted a free webinar on how to reduce food waste, and cost, in your hotel. Listen to the recording now.

Many of ITP's members and Green Hotelier's readers are working hard to be more sustainable operationally across their departments, but we know that some are unsure whether or how to communicate their activities. To help hoteliers navigate their way through this comms minefield, the International Tourism Partnership hosted a free webinar on Communicating Sustainability. Download the webinar

Hotel Carbon Measurement Initiative. Join the International Tourism Partnership and World Travel & Tourism Council on a webinar to learn how you can measure your carbon footprint using HCMI. Listen to the recording now.

Hotel Water Measurement Initiative. This free webinar explains why ITP worked with members to create the Hotel Water Measurement Initiative and how you can use it to measure your own water sources and uses in your hotel property. Download now.