SLH celebrates the first anniversary of the Considerate collection

Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH) celebrates the first anniversary of the Considerate Collection, which launched in 2021 with 25 founding members of actively sustainable luxury hotels.

A year later, Considerate Collection now has 43 hotels, growing more than 70% over last year, with new additions such as Aleenta Resort & Spa Phuket in Thailand and Zeavola Resort in Krabi; the restored 15th-century agricultural estate Villa Petriolo in Tuscany; and Casale Panayiotis, Cyprus, a village restoration project transformed into a luxury hotel.

Considerate Collection grew from 25 to 43 hotels in its first year; Aleenta Resort & Spa Phuket photographed

Other sustainability efforts include planting nearly 40,000 trees over the past year in conjunction with TreeSisters, coinciding with the launch of the Considerate collection.

Earlier in October this year, SLH partnered with Weeva, a new sustainability platform that caters specifically to smaller hotels and accommodation providers, to enable properties to adopt measurable sustainability practices. and holistic. The partnership allows all 520 SLH member hotels to benefit from an exclusive and preferential annual rate on the platform.

Additionally, SLH signed an exclusive brand endorsement partnership with Vanity Group earlier this month. Vanity Group licenses the most sought-after beauty brands, with responsible and sustainable practices implemented across its products, packaging and processes.

In addition to its hotels, SLH is continuing its sustainability journey by undertaking work to audit the carbon footprint of its head office, averaging 1,514 kg per SLH employee for 2021.

Richard Hyde, Managing Director of SLH, said: “As we strive to improve our business practices, we have used the data collected and worked with ecollective to set a 7% C02 reduction target for our team in 2023. engaging with the right suppliers and adjusting our business travel priorities, among other strategies.

“Our footprint has to get smaller and smaller every year, even as we grow the business.”

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