Sustainability is an increasingly important part of doing business in the hospitality industry, particularly since 21 per cent of global carbon dioxide emissions from the tourism sector can be attributed solely to accommodation.

Thankfully, many hotels are embracing opportunities to incorporate initiatives ranging from linen and towel re-use programs to obtaining third-party green certification across their operations. Recent research by Deloitte has shown there is a growing customer preference for green hotels, with 95 per cent of business travellers surveyed for the research…