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Socially Conscious Hotel Booking Platform Empowers Travelers to Create Positive Impacts
Socially Conscious Hotel Booking Platform Empowers Travelers to Create Positive Impacts

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Hotel booking platform and blog Kind Traveler is changing the way consumers think about travel. Built on a socially conscious ‘Give + Get’ model, the platform aims to empower travelers to become a force of change that benefits communities, the environment and animals. In just its first year of operation, Kind Traveler has already reached 130 hotels, destinations and charities that have come together to fulfill its mission.

Caesars Highlights $50B in Value Generated for Communities, Top Scores from CDP in 8th Annual Citizenship Report
Caesars Highlights $50B in Value Generated for Communities, Top Scores from CDP in 8th Annual Citizenship Report

PRESS RELEASE - Caesars Entertainment Corporation (“Caesars”), the world’s most diversified gaming and entertainment company, today announced the company’s eighth annual Corporate Citizenship Report, entitled “People Planet Play” which covers 2016 and select content from the first half of 2017, detailing Caesars’ sustained progress and leadership across its many corporate social responsibility initiatives.

Shiva Hotels Launches Industry-First Anti-Slavery Campaign to Eradicate Human Trafficking
Shiva Hotels Launches Industry-First Anti-Slavery Campaign to Eradicate Human Trafficking

LEADERSHIP - UK hotel group Shiva Hotels is looking to take human trafficking and modern slavery head on, launching an industry-first anti-slavery program, which it began rolling out across its hotels last week.

Community Fridge Network Could Provide Key to Curbing UK Food Waste
Community Fridge Network Could Provide Key to Curbing UK Food Waste

WASTE NOT - After recently making headlines for its pioneering ‘Smart Fresh’ label, which allows consumers to closely monitor the freshness and edibility of their products, UK grocery giant Sainsbury’s is back in the news with the announcement of a new initiative in partnership with sustainability charity Hubbub and

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Caesars Entertainment Honored as Most Community-Minded Consumer Discretionary Company
Caesars Entertainment Honored as Most Community-Minded Consumer Discretionary Company

PRESS RELEASE - Caesars Entertainment Corporation (NASDAQ: CZR), the world's most diversified casino-entertainment provider, was recognized as the most community-minded company in the consumer discretionary industry today by Civic 50, a Points of Light initiative. The Civic 50 provides a national standard for superior corporate citizenship and showcases how companies can use their time, skills and other resources to improve quality of life in the communities where they do business. This is the third consecutive Civic 50 list on which Caesars has been included.

18 Eco-Tourism Startups Qualify for Mekong Innovative Startup Tourism Accelerator Program
18 Eco-Tourism Startups Qualify for Mekong Innovative Startup Tourism Accelerator Program

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - The Mekong Business Initiative (MBI) and Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office (MTCO) have announced the 18 tourism startups from Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos who will participate in the upcoming Mekong Innovative Startup Tourism (MIST) startup accelerator program. Assessed by US-based Travel Startups Incubator, applications were weighed against criteria such as potential for investment, business plan quality and strength, sustainability and other socio-economic criteria.

The Rezidor Hotel Group Publishes its 2016 Annual Report
The Rezidor Hotel Group Publishes its 2016 Annual Report

PRESS RELEASE - The Rezidor Hotel Group , one of the world’s most dynamic hotels has published its Annual Report 2016. Themed “Moving Forward in Perpetual Motion,” this year’s annual report is fully digital. The Annual Report also contains the Corporate Presentation and the Responsible Business report 2016. The Responsible Business report 2016 provides a detailed overview of progress on company’s three vital pillars – Think People, Think Community and Think Planet along with a presentation of its 2020 Vision called THINK+CHANGE.

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Carlson Rezidor appoints first Saudi woman to become a Hotel General Manager in Hospitality
Carlson Rezidor appoints first Saudi woman to become a Hotel General Manager in Hospitality

PRESS RELEASE - The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the most dynamic hotel companies in the world, is proud to mark a new milestone in its history by appointing its first Saudi female General Manager in the company and the hospitality industry. Miss Maram Kokandi will be the General Manager of a new Park Inn by Radisson hotel in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, scheduled to open later this year. The appointment complements the Saudi Vision 2030 launched last year, which emphasizes the significance of Saudi women and their role in leading the development of both social and professional growth of the Kingdom.

The Rezidor Hotel Group named 2017 World’s Most Ethical Hotel Company by the Ethisphere Institute for the 8th time
The Rezidor Hotel Group named 2017 World’s Most Ethical Hotel Company by the Ethisphere Institute for the 8th time

PRESS RELEASE -   The Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the most dynamic hotel companies in the world and a member of the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as a 2017 World’s Most Ethical Company®.  

Disney Brings Conservation Efforts in Peru to U.S. Parks and Resorts
Disney Brings Conservation Efforts in Peru to U.S. Parks and Resorts

PRESS RELEASE - Since its earliest days, The Walt Disney Company has been committed to protecting the environment and conserving the planet for generations to come. As part of that legacy, Disney has set environmental stewardship targets and is striving toward the goal of attaining a “zero” state of net greenhouse gas emissions.

Booking.com Launches New Accelerator Program to Scale Sustainable Tourism
Booking.com Launches New Accelerator Program to Scale Sustainable Tourism

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Travel platform Booking.com is making moves to drive the tourism industry towards a more sustainable model with the launch of a new accelerator program, Booking.com Booster. Designed to identify, mentor and fund enterprising startups from around the world that are seeking to have a positive impact on the global tourism industry, the three-week program taking place in June 2017 in Amsterdam will culminate in a chance to pitch for grants of up to $538,000 from Booking.com.

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#BusinessCase: Transition to Low-Carbon Economy Can Bring Big Returns, But Many Still Lag
#BusinessCase: Transition to Low-Carbon Economy Can Bring Big Returns, But Many Still Lag

THE NEXT ECONOMY - According to new analysis by CDP, while global corporations have begun the transition to a low-carbon economy and some are already capitalizing on the opportunities this affords, a large number still risk being left behind through lack of long-term planning and inertia.

Successful Sustainable Development: Maintaining the Right Distance Between Companies, Communities
Successful Sustainable Development: Maintaining the Right Distance Between Companies, Communities

COLLABORATION - The third Setouchi International Art Festival is currently taking place across 12 islands and two coastal ports in the Seto Naikai, or Inland Sea of Japan. The Sea boasts over 700 islands in total. The islands, which never underwent rapid industrial modernization, have maintained their original backdrop of lively Japanese culture, tradition and rusticity. But the legacy of that harsh era remains, with many islands grappling with unauthorized dumping of industrial waste, environmental pollution, and rapid depopulation. The festival, which aims to revitalize the islands through modern art, has proved a successful joint effort by companies and the local community.

OTG and United Airlines Announce the Debut of DAILY, Farm to Terminal Dining at EWR
OTG and United Airlines Announce the Debut of DAILY, Farm to Terminal Dining at EWR

PRESS RELEASE - OTG and United Airlines Announce the Debut of DAILY, the World's First Airport Restaurant Where Entire Menu Changes Daily

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Radisson Blu Joins Soap Recycling Program to Promote Shared Value
Radisson Blu Joins Soap Recycling Program to Promote Shared Value

PRESS RELEASE -   BRUSSELS (8 SEPTEMBER, 2016): Radisson Blu, the iconic hotel brand driven by innovation and design, is delighted to announce its new partnership with the Soap for Hope™ program, which recycles used hotel soaps to create fresh bars for distribution in local communities with limited access to hygiene and sanitation.  The Soap for Hope™ program works in partnership with Sealed Air, the leader in food safety and security, facility hygiene and product protection. Soap for Hope™ was pioneered by Sealed Air to save lives by giving free soap to communities with limited access to soap, to create local entrepreneurs and to help hotels reduce waste through recycling.  

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