WTTQ Alliance identifies those hospitality businesses leading the way in making the world travel & tourism industry a world class sustainable business.
The World Travel & Tourism Quality Alliance a uniquely influential group from the private and public travel sector, represents how the hospitality industry is taking collective responsibility to ensure that our industry is having a quality and sustainable impact on the local communities and destinations.
WTTQ Alliance Membership identifies those hospitality businesses leading the way in making the world travel & tourism industry a world class sustainable business.
Climate change is the defining issue of our time and now is the defining moment to do something about it... but it will require an unprecedented effort from all sectors of society. - UN.Org
What kind of impact does a company have on the environment? This can include a company’s carbon footprint, toxic chemicals involved in its manufacturing processes and sustainability efforts that make up its supply chain.
Environmental Strategies includes: - Climate Change, Biodiversity, Water Efficiency, Energy Efficiency, Carbon Intensity, Environmental Management System
Women and girls represent half of the world’s population and, therefore, also half of its potential. Gender equality, besides being a fundamental human right, is essential to achieve ... full human potential and sustainable development. - UN.Org
How does the company improve its social impact, both within the company and in the broader community? Social factors include everything from gender equality, racial diversity in both the executive suite and staff overall, and inclusion programs and hiring practices. It even looks at how a company advocates for social good in the wider world, beyond its limited sphere of business.
Sustainable business should include gender equality.
Like in other industries, in hospitality you find more men as you climb up the ladder.
The intention behind WTTQ Alliance is to inspire the hospitality businesses, recruit and mentor women in the often male-dominated industry and to give them the confidence to back themselves in their professional development.
Inclusion and Equality: to improve equal opportunity rights and fight biases, hospitality businesses are introducing, for example, committees to monitor and review hiring processes and quotas, etc. Gender diversity in leadership positions bring positive dynamics.
How does the company’s board and management drive positive change? Governance includes everything from issues surrounding executive pay to diversity in leadership as well as how well that leadership responds to and interacts with shareholders.
Ability to influence the strategic direction of the social and environmental agenda in the hospitality sector. Ability to reference your membership to communicate your positive impact and sustainability practices to the world.