COVID-19 has exposed many of the weaknesses in our industry in terms of risk and hazard management, contingency and resiliency plans but also in the way we blindly deal with our environment.
The lens is on tourism as a severely affected sector, but also as culprit of some of the calamities linked to overcrowded cities and polluted natural wonders. The risk associated with climate change are known and this crisis is a reminder that the best course of action is not to ignore the signs but act before the worst of the climate emergency is upon us. Crises, as damaging as they may be, trigger opportunities in product and service and systems innovations. Investing now in climate resilience is an enormous economic opportunity as governments and the industry are looking into economic recovery.
From clean energy to carbon neutral buildings and from farm to fork strategy, the hospitality industry has the unique opportunity to be at the core of this transition, helping to shape the transformation and leading to a new, post COVID-19 normal. A short webinar on the what, how and why of green recovery for hospitality.