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Is the knowledge gap too wide for innovative sustainable tourist accommodation?

Bridge the knowledge gap with focused game changing research and development

There is currently insufficient research to assist us innovate tourist accommodation to become a low carbon sector that also uses water sustainably. After reviewing 110 academic resource-saving studies we found significant research gaps that leave us still unclear how accommodation can make deep game changing savings.

Ten year study shows skills and resource gaps for carbon reduction in hospitality and tourism firms

Auditing carbon requires firms to keep comprehensive records

Members of the Green Kangaroo Programme continue to show leadership as responsible destination stakeholders as they celebrate ten years of calculating their carbon emissions. I devised the Green Kangaroo programme in 2007 with Steve Gale of Hatch Consulting, at a time when we perhaps a little naively talked of becoming a Carbon Neutral destination. Now in February 2018, I am again working with individual tourism firms in Kangaroo Valley (Australia) for their third audit.

Tourism and Place Management

Chris recently spoke at World Travel Market London.

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