There is a great need to alter teaching methods to prepare and accompany this century’s greatest revolution. Change has become the basis of any equation in our professional and personal life. We have long since stopped having a life with “only” two parts: a period of learning followed by another of work. No one knows […]
What Socioeconomic and Environmental Aspects will Shape Hotel Plans in 2023?
As an industry, the challenge of transforming the sector is to look for solutions that address global environmental and social issues in the short and medium term to ensure long-term value creation. In the context of COP27, UNEP’s Emissions Gap Report 2022 found that policies currently in place point to a 2.8°C temperature rise by […]
Portugal is a Natural Wellness Destination “par Excellence”
For some years now, ABC Hospitality has contributed for turning new units and/or hotel renovations into products that provide services and concepts that respond to a growing demand worldwide and that is based on the impact on physical, mental, and spiritual health, in addition to enjoy some “quality time”. The Global Wellness Institute, of which […]
Are Sustainability Practices enough to give Hotels a Competitive Advantage?
The risks affecting the hospitality industry are not only related to inflation, war, and geopolitics. Science has proven that climate-related risks and biodiversity loss are a threat. The hospitality industry operates in a volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous environment. With constant unpredictable change being the norm in many industries, it is difficult to predict and […]
Have you heard about Digital Pollution? What can Consumers and Companies do to Reduce their Impact?
What is digital pollution?It’s amazing how the world wide web and “the cloud” have transformed our lives. Using technology daily allowed us to be near to our friends and family, work more efficiently due to the proximity to our teams and the possibility of sharing information with our colleagues, easily access our favorite music and […]
It’s not about Change, It’s About Evolving
It is not the strongest brands that survive, nor the smartest, but the ones that manage to adapt to evolution and even with them nothing can be taken for granted. I believe that we can always do more, better and differently. Just as each person is unique, each Brand is unique and has immense value […]
Mental Health is no Longer Taboo! How is Your Company Handling this Topic?
On the 10th of October, we will be celebrating the International Day of Mental Health, and increasingly, people value this aspect of life, regardless of their job or social position. Every day we seek more inclusive and complete solutions to motivate our employees, so that there is a greater ability to attract and retain talent […]
Reflection on The Path We Believe In
September is coming and, along with it, the last 4 months of the year 2022, as we know that many of the decisions we make “here and now” will have impact in the new year. The essential is: Stop and look back, being able to zoom out the path you’ve taken so far. It is […]
Hotel Essence: How to Integrate Environmental, Social, and Governance Practices into Hotel Operations?
Leaders are pressured to do the right thing, choose the right product and services, and deploy the “right strategies” that allow company growth year after year. Not to mention the challenges that emerge along the way, especially in long and messy processes, such as asset pre-openings, re-branding or retrofits. To create value in the industry, […]
The Shift of Paradigm has arrived – Sustainable Labour Policies.
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 […]