Today, on the first day of Pollution Prevention Week, Sandals Resorts International (SRI) announced that all 19 Sandals and Beaches Resorts across seven Caribbean islands - including Jamaica, the Bahamas, St. Lucia, Antigua, Grenada, Barbados and Turks & Caicos - will eliminate the 21,490,800 single-use plastic straws and stirrers used across the resorts each year by November 1, 2018.
Arlo Hotels, an independent hotel brand, today announced the launch of Arlo Cares, a sustainability program designed to spark eco-conscious changes in travel and serve as a home base for green-minded travelers.
Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today announced Hyatt hotels around the world plan to eliminate single-use plastic straws and drink picks. After Sept. 1, 2018, straws and picks will be available on request only, and eco-friendly alternatives will be provided where available.
The Executive Vice President and CEO of Meliá made the announcement during his speech at the Groups General Shareholders Meeting, a decision justified by the fact that 'great customer experiences have to be compatible with respect for the planet, and plastic pollution is a global challenge which affects all destinations.'