The Merrion Resort joins the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance’s world community for accountable hospitality

The Merrion Resort has develop into the most recent donor member to hitch the Alliance, uniting with 20 world-leading lodge firms together with Marriott Worldwide, Hilton Inns & Resorts, IHG Inns & Resorts, Hyatt Inns Company, BWH Resort Group and Radisson Inns Group because the sector works in the direction of Web Constructive Hospitality. Having doubled its complete variety of members prior to now yr, the Alliance now represents over 45,000 accommodations worldwide. Together with the Alliance’s community of donor members, The Merrion will now be a part of a collective acceleration in the direction of a extra sustainable and regenerative trade, that provides again greater than it takes.

As an unbiased lodge, The Merrion turns into the Alliance’s smallest member, working a five-star luxurious lodge within the coronary heart of Dublin, Eire. With a historical past courting again greater than 200 and fifty years, the lodge is dedicated to utilizing a mix of the most recent applied sciences, with older, conventional methods to pursue their plan to be some of the sustainable accommodations on the planet.

Dorothy MacCann, Model Director for The Merrion Resort, stated: We’re delighted to hitch the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance and look ahead to working with them and progressing our collective motion in the direction of an enduring optimistic impression for each individuals and planet.

Glenn Mandziuk, CEO of the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance, stated: We’re delighted to welcome The Merrion to the Alliance. Their dedication and drive to turning into a number one sustainable lodge is an actual inspiration for the trade. Because the Alliance, we recognise that smaller lodge firms can actually lead the trade, demonstrating the advantages of contemplating every lodge’s location, historical past and neighborhood, when planning sustainability efforts. On the trail to Web Constructive Hospitality, each lodge firm can and should be a part of the change, and we hope The Merrion’s management will inspire different unbiased lodge firms to take the identical motion.

To search out out extra concerning the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance’s members and companions, go to https://sustainablehospitalityalliance.org/about-us/.

About The Merrion

The Merrion is about within the coronary heart of Georgian Dublin on Higher Merrion Avenue. The Important Home of the lodge is comprised of 4 meticulously restored Grade I Listed Georgian townhouses, constructed within the 1760’s, and a specifically commissioned up to date Backyard Wing is organized round two personal interval gardens.

The lodge firm use a mix of the most recent applied sciences, with some older, conventional methods of their ambition to be some of the sustainable accommodations on the planet. For the previous three years the electrical energy provided to The Merrion has been licensed as 100% renewable and is carefully monitored to trace their impression.

Over the previous 20 years, they’ve established a Inexperienced Workforce and adopted an upgrade-as-they-go strategy – altering gentle bulbs their whole heating methods to power environment friendly options.

All through operations the corporate prioritise sustainability – recycling glass on website, utilizing espresso grounds as backyard compost, repairing and refurbishing the place attainable and donating furnishings that’s not used, in addition to championing seasonable meals and native produce, sharing meals with neighborhood help charities and donating toiletries as a part of the Clear the World recycling programme.

For extra info, go to https://www.merrionhotel.com/sustainability-at-the-merrion/.

About Sustainable Hospitality Alliance

The Sustainable Hospitality Alliance brings collectively engaged hospitality firms and makes use of the collective energy of the trade to ship impression regionally and on a worldwide scale. They work with main hospitality firms and strategic companions to handle key challenges affecting our planet and its individuals and develop sensible assets and programmes to allow the broader trade to function responsibly and develop sustainably.

Aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Improvement Targets (SDGs), they decide to drive continued motion on human rights, youth employment, local weather motion and water stewardship. Their members make up over 35% of the worldwide lodge trade by rooms and embody 21 world-leading lodge firms together with Marriott Worldwide, Hilton, IHG, Hyatt and Radisson Inns Group in addition to regional manufacturers. For additional info, go to www.sustainablehospitalityalliance.org.

Emily McLeish
Senior Model and Marcomms Supervisor
Sustainable Hospitality Alliance

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