International And Domestic Hospitality Companies

1180 WordsNov 12, 20155 Pages
Several international and domestic hospitality companies have made an increasing effort to implement ‘green’ initiatives into their business operations. Many of these hotel brands have had great success and have been recognized for their sustainability strategies. One international brand that continues to receive high praise for guest satisfaction while implementing eco-friendly initiatives is Hilton Worldwide. Hilton Worldwide is one of the largest global hospitality companies today, consisting of more than 4,500 hotels in 97 countries. Hilton’s history dates back nearly 100 years, and they continue to be one of the fastest growing companies in the hospitality industry. Part of the reason Hilton Worldwide continues to grow is their commitment to corporate social and environmental responsibility. Hilton Worldwide takes a comprehensive approach to sustainability; their strategy is to reduce their impact on the environment while considering all business aspects. They aim to be environmentally sustainable without sacrificing quality and comfort. Hilton’s key initiatives include energy, carbon, waste, water, and responsible sourcing. Hilton Worldwide has made considerable progress in implementing their sustainability initiatives into several of their hotels. One of Hilton’s key initiatives, and an essential hotel operation is energy. Hilton estimates that they’ve reduced their energy consumption by 13.6% and saved $388 million in the process. As a brand, they require
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