Fran  Hughes
Fran Hughes

Fran Hughes

Director at International Tourism Partnership

Fran Hughes is Director of the International Tourism Partnership (ITP), a global industry organization bringing together the world’s most powerful hotel companies. ITP turns responsible ambition and good ideas into positive action through setting the agenda on sustainability through collaborative working groups and issues management, promoting and sharing best practice through its online magazine www.
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Fran Hughes is Director of the International Tourism Partnership (ITP), a global industry organization bringing together the world’s most powerful hotel companies. ITP turns responsible ambition and good ideas into positive action through setting the agenda on sustainability through collaborative working groups and issues management, promoting and sharing best practice through its online magazine www.greenhotelier.org, and offering a range of practical products and programs, such as the Hotel Carbon Measurement Initiative (HCMI) and the Youth Career Initiative (YCI) which has helped over 4,000 disadvantaged young people start careers in the hotel industry. Fran has over 25 years’ experience in the tourism industry and holds a Master’s in Environmental Strategy.
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About Sustainable Hospitality Alliance

The Sustainable Hospitality Alliance brings together engaged hospitality companies and uses the collective power of the industry to deliver impact locally and on a global scale. They work with leading hospitality companies and strategic partners to address key challenges affecting our planet and its people, and develop practical resources and programmes to enable the wider industry to operate responsibly and grow sustainably. Aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), they commit to drive continued action on human rights, youth employment, climate action and water stewardship. Their members make up 25% of the global hotel industry by rooms and include 14 world-leading hotel companies with a combined reach of over 30,000 properties and 4.5 million rooms.
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