Is the future of hotel design carbon-positive?

How sustainable is a discretionary industry based on leisure activities for a limited group of individuals?

May 17, 2023

The fundamentals of the travel industry are based on air travel, which is the most polluting of our carbon outputs with little sign of improvement until 2050 targets for carbon reduction and biofuels are capable of being implemented.

Meanwhile, hotels are asking their guests to reuse their towels and save on the cleaning bills – sustainability, tick – rather than requiring them to offset their travel carbon. It is time to reset and move toward a true sustainable approach for the leisure industry.

There are two components that we must review to start creating a more sustainable industry. First is the carbon cycle, and then we need to review the impacts on our eco-system.

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