ITP and the Environment
For more than 15 years the International Tourism Partnership (ITP), formally known as International Hotels and Environment Initiative (IHEI), has played a leading role in bringing major hotel and tourism companies together to strengthen their approach to environmental sustainability.
HRH The Prince of Wales founded the ITP in 1992. He believed that the tourism sector should and could do more to address the environmental challenges we face. The ITP provides a forum for its members to exchange ideas and in conjunction with them develops tools that improve environmental business practices.
Working towards environmental sustainability, the International Tourism Partnership:
By focusing on practical environmental solutions, ITP provides the tourism industry with tools that will help them become more environmentally sustainable, as well as economically and socially responsible. ITP's environmental programmes focus on: