The Green Lodging Report and why we like it?

一    Tiffany McGrath
|    June 12, 2023

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The Green Lodging Report and why we like it? 


What is the Green Lodging Report?

The Green Lodging Report is a comprehensive assessment and benchmarking study that evaluates sustainability practices in the hotel industry. It involves hotels of various sizes and types across multiple countries participating to assess their sustainability performance and compare it with their peers. The report provides insights into global and regional adoption of sustainable practices, offers case studies, and highlights best practices. It also offers guidance for hotels working towards sustainability criteria set by organizations like the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC). The Green Lodging Report helps hotels identify areas for improvement, track progress, and stay aligned with the growing demand for sustainable travel.

What’s in the report?

27,000 hotels of all sizes and types across 54 countries participated in the 2022 GLTR and benchmarked their performance against peers. The Green Lodging Trends Report offers hotels the opportunity to assess their sustainability practices and compare them with others in the same region or asset class.

Participating hotels pay a small fee for participation based on the number of rooms and then receive a complimentary, confidential benchmarking report, enabling them to identify areas for improvement and track progress over time.

The report, published in Q4, highlights global and regional adoption of best practices and includes case studies. It also provides guidance for hotels working towards sustainability criteria set by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).

The importance of visible sustainability practices is growing, as research shows that a majority of travellers express a desire to travel more sustainably. Investors are also emphasizing risk-based sustainability practices, while more destinations are integrating sustainability criteria or certifications into their programs. Read the 2022 Global Report here 

Taking Part in the Report 

Take part in the Green Lodging report to access comparative performance data for valuable industry insights and a roadmap to drive sustainability innovation in hospitality.   Register Contact Greenview for registration.  See More Reports

Green Lodging Trends, US Market Report 

The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) recently released the U.S. Market report of the GLTR, which analyzed more than 17,000 hotels across various sustainability practices.

The report categorized best practices into four groups based on their adoption rates, ranging from widely adopted to innovative practices. Some key findings from the report include;  The widespread use of green cleaning products, Increasing adoption of renewable energy, elimination of single-use plastics like straws, efforts to source food and beverages from local and sustainable providers.

The 2022 AHLA report can be downloaded for more details. Read Report here 

Re-visit our Podcast with Olivia Ruggles-Brise, from Greenview

If you are not familiar with Greenview and the Green Lodging Trends report, along with the online tools available to track your progress, Listen to our podcast with Olivia Ruggles-Brise, from Greenview.  Olivia informs listeners of the free and paid benchmarking reports available for carbon, energy and water usage and shares her top tips for sustainable hospitality and feasible actions hotels can implement. 

  • Implement Monitoring and tracking for waste, energy & water.
  • Benchmarking with peers so you know how you’re going.
  • Go back to basics, and identify energy conservation opportunities.
  • See your hotel through a sustainability lens to identify opportunities.

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