The post-pandemic period and the recovery of the global activity brought us a macroeconomic context that our generation had never seen before. After 2 years of total inactivity, the rebound is made in a context of production delays, lack of component materials and a war in the world’s 2nd largest producer of wheat. This situation […]
Sustainability: Global Measures vs. Regional Application
Among global experts on Sustainable Hospitality, there seem to be two coexisting, and sometimes contradictory, concepts for structuring sustainability measures. On the one hand, there is a call to follow and comply with globally recognized standards and certification schemes (e.g. CSR or ESG), which defend the ability to measure performance vs. proposed objectives; promoting transparency […]
Michelin Green Stars: The Sustainable Luxury Stars.
New Year, New Stars! 2021 ended with a Michelin Gala that awarded new restaurants the famous red and white star of Gastronomic excellence (with some surprises when it comes to new awardees). But the big news at the end of the last year was not the attribution of this traditional award, but who was amongst […]
Metaverse: the New Frontier to Wellbeing
In the last few weeks, we’ve witnessed intense discussion about the changes that one of the greatest technological tools of the century (and company) – Facebook – intends to carry out. The name is Meta and the new reality is the metaverse. The metaverse is, according to Zuckerberg, where we can virtually meet, work and […]
How Management and Wellness Programs can Prevent Burnout
In these very different times, which affected us all in different ways and shapes, increasingly greater challenges arise concerning the operations management, challenges that, previously, used to be discussed on a much superficial level. The main challenge that we see arising as a result of this period of stress and anxiety is famously called burnout. […]
The Wellness Economy is already Here!
A recent article by Prof. Maria Escarreja, professor at the Católica Lisbon School of Business & Economics, summarized the new paradigm of a well-being economy that “is approaching”. From the entire article, there is nothing more to disagree than just this last part: “it is approaching”. We are not witnessing the approaching of the Wellness […]
What Does Wellness Mean for Restaurants?
Wellness is an ideal state of health aimed at maximizing human potential. A healthy restaurant is the one that seeks physical, intellectual, emotional, social and environmental well-being – continuously. A restaurant owner who is only interested in the financial outputs and looking for wellbeing KPIs in them is losing a more comprehensive understanding of what […]
As a hotel consulting company fully specialized in sustainability, ABC Sustainable Luxury Hospitality has followed a path of advising customers through the different areas of a hotel project. From financial consulting to the implementation of IT strategies, from the Branding to the HR structure, aiming at transforming and lasting results. This practice of establishing methods […]
Questioning the world consciously
More than ever, the silence, the quality of sleep, the resting time, walking in nature, closing our eyes and meditating to the sound of the world around us, take on a transcendent importance on a journey that culminates in having time for just “to be”, consciously. As we begin this individual journey, we also become […]