Recently, the Wickanninish Inn announced that the property spearhead another successful beach clean organized by their Sustainability Committee! This beach clean took place on South Chesterman Beach and with everyone's help, they removed 22 lbs of waste from the beach over the course of 2 hours! How did they pave the path for this success? By empowering their team to make these important decisions through the creation of their own green team.
In this blog, we explore the first step of the BCHA playbook even further, providing a helpful checklist to guide you in creating your own green team.
In the journey towards sustainable operations, hotel operators play a vital role in reducing environmental impact and promoting responsible practices. The British Columbia Hotel Association (BCHA) recognizes this and has developed a comprehensive Sustainability Playbook to guide hotels through the process. In this blog post, we will explore Step 3 of the playbook, which focuses on creating a sustainability action plan. By following this step, you can develop a roadmap that sets clear goals, outlines actions, and assigns responsibilities to drive sustainability within your hotel.
Welcome back to our series on sustainable practices for British Columbia Hotels! In Step 1, we discussed the importance of engaging your team in the journey towards sustainability. Now, let's dive into Step 2 - measuring your baseline. By understanding where you currently stand in terms of sustainability, you can set informed goals and take targeted actions to improve your hotel's environmental and social performance.
Embracing sustainability as a hotel operator is not only beneficial for the environment but also for your business. By taking steps towards sustainability, you can attract eco-conscious guests, reduce operational costs, and contribute to a greener future. The first crucial step on this journey is to engage your team. In this blog post, we will explore the importance of creating a Green Team and how it can lead you towards a successful sustainability action plan.
In today's rapidly changing hospitality landscape, sustainability has emerged as a key driver of success for hotels. Not only does it contribute to a healthier planet, but it also presents significant opportunities to increase your bottom line and market to the growing group of sustainability-driven travellers. By adopting sustainable practices, hotels can attract eco-conscious guests, reduce operating costs, and enhance their brand reputation. Let’s explore some of the easiest ways for hotels to maximize their profitability through the adoption of sustainability initiatives.