Soneva Fushi implements food wastage audit

Soneva Fushi has recently joined hands with LightBlue Environmental Consulting to implement a food waste audit.

Conrad Maldives Rangali Island named Best Luxury Resort Worldwide 2015

The Hotel of the Year Awards has named Conrad Maldives Rangali Island as the Best Luxury Resort Worldwide 2015.

Eco Centre at Kuramathi Island Resort introduces two new topics to its marine life presentation programme

The Eco Centre at Kuramathi Island Resort conducts a variety of presentations on marine life for guests staying at the resort, and recently, the centre has introduced two new topics; ‘Silent Deep’ and ’Turtles’.

Jumeirah Vittaveli introduces new fleet of luxurious motorised catamarans

Jumeirah Vittaveli has introduced a fleet of 52ft Stealth iSpeed boats – a first in the country.

‘Sustaining a life well travelled’ – Cathay Pacific reveals their 2014 development report

Cathay Pacific Airways has launched its latest Sustainable Development Report, which outlines the various sustainable development measures undertaken by the airline and the Cathay Pacific Group’s subsidiaries based in Hong Kong.

Managing property resources through EarthCheck results in significant savings, study finds

New research has shown that hotels and resorts that systematically manage their resource use through the EarthCheck Certified program can save tens of thousands of dollars from their bottom line annually.

Kuramathi Island Resort presented TUI Umwelt Champion Award 2015

Kuramathi Island Resort has been honoured with the TUI Umwelt Champion Award 2015.

Soneva Fushi opens the first Art and Glass Studio in the Maldives

Soneva Fushi has opened the first Art and Glass Studio in the Maldives. The studio only uses waste glass produced from the resort and other nearby resorts.

Cochin International Airport becomes world’s first ever solar-powered airport

Cochin International Airport Limited (CIAL), the world’s first ever solar-powered airport, officially started their operations last week.

Green Globe Certification awarded to Jumeirah Dhevanafushi

Jumeirah Dhevanafushi has recently been awarded the internationally renowned Green Globe Certification. The GGC is the world’s most well-known sustainability stamp for the tourism industry.

Hideaway Beach Resort & Spa launches fresh water bottling plant

Hideaway Beach Resort & Spa at Dhonakulhi Island Maldives has announced their move to produce fresh water made from desalinated ocean water.

Hotel staff key to successful implementation of eco initiatives, research finds

The behaviour, attitudes and awareness of hotel staff members affects the success rate of hotel green initiatives, research finds.