Property owners across the globe are making changes both big and small in the name of sustainability. Besides protecting the environment, making your property eco-friendly reduces your operational costs and boosts your brand reputation—all while improving customer satisfaction.
As residential properties consume massive amounts of energy and produce tons of waste, they have a major impact on the ecosystem. To mirror customer concerns about environmental issues, reduce pollution, and cut costs, more and more European property owners are adopting sustainable strategies.
Environmental sustainability in the hospitality industry has evolved far beyond traditional towel and linen programs. Sure, initiatives like these are still needed but as most European property owners already know, it's time to start thinking bigger.
Did you know that 95% of European hotel managers consider environmental sustainability either very important (64%) or important (31%)?
There's no denying it: environmental sustainability is currently one of the most pressing topics in the hotel industry. Yet, we couldn't find any up-to-date information about the concrete ways in which electricity, waste, and water are managed in European hotels.
As a property owner, you’re probably under constant pressure to cut operational costs, decrease the environmental impact of your business, and deliver better customer experiences. While succeeding in these objectives at once is by no means an easy feat, you can take comfort in knowing that there are tools designed to help you achieve not just one or two but all three of them.
For a few years now, environmental sustainability has been a hot topic in the hotel industry. However, while European hotel managers seem to be fully aware of its importance and implications, we felt that they could really use some up-to-date benchmark data and practical tips from their peers.