Sustainable hotels on the rise
Due to a rise in the eco-conscious consumer, hotels are beginning to make a strategic effort in reducing their carbon footprint as a way to draw in leisure travellers, as well as those travelling for business. Being labelled as an eco-friendly hotel immediately attracts sustainable businesses looking for accommodation as their interests and values align.
3 top causes of emissions in hotels:
Heating or air-conditioning
Average hotel emissions
By analysing trends and data through Zellar Panorama, a
UK hotel on average emits 40.75 tonnes of CO2
through their electricity and gas consumption per year.
What is a sustainable hotel?
Many hotels are beginning to implement sustainability initiatives and CSR programmes to reduce their carbon emissions and meet the demands of travellers. Some top priorities are to reduce energy and water consumption, source local and sustainable products and to get involved in local carbon offsetting programmes to compensate for emissions.
Why is sustainability so important to hotels?
According to the digital travel platform Booking.com, over half (53%) of global travellers want to travel more sustainably in the future. (4)
How Zellar helps hotels
There is a programme unique to hotels, providing benchmarks, insights, behaviours, investments, and local offsets.
All in one place:
Hotel owners can access all the key components that make up their sustainability programme in one place.
One annual payment:
We’re making sustainability accessible and affordable for all hotels with pricing starting at £125 per annum.
How does it work:
A simple sign-up process, leads hotel owners into their custom sustainability programme that can be followed at their own pace.