We are ecoists. Sustainability is our rationale. 

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Good news is that people crave for what hosts got to offer: experiences. Bad news: demands are rising. Risk or chance? We believe in latter and consider sustainability as tool for innovation. How can we increase guests and employees well-being? How can we create a community around sustainability? How do we accelerate the ecoistic rationale in businesses? More focus, more ecoism, more love. 

Marketplace

Sustainable and bold operational supplies, equipment and products for the hospitality industry.

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Agency

We offer Design Sprints, Communication Strategies, Talks and Workshops. Intrigued?

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TUTAKA Island

Inspiring articles and exciting cooperations for those that can't get enough!

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Do we have a problem here?

Challenges

We asked ourselves what hinders hosts to become sustainability champions. 

  • Hosts lack resources, capacities and time. 

  • Sustainability can be harmful to the image, if dealt with too superficial. 

  • Market entry barriers such as wholesalers or procurement associations, price pressure and strict contracts stop sustainable, often small suppliers to shine. 

  • Sustainability has been too often connected to abdication and being unaesthetic. Words that have nothing to do with it.

No, only oportunities

Solutions

We asked ourselves how hosts can become sustainability champions.

  • Sustainable suppliers, products, experts and services presented in an all-in-one source 

  • Trust: We source our products on the basis of a proven criteria catalogue, consider sustainability from diverse angles 

  • Visibility for sustainable, often small suppliers

  • We understand sustainability as a quality dimension and communicate creatively the endless benefits.

TUTAKA team

Who are we?

Alexandra Herget 

Creative Lead, Marketing & Guest Experience
alexandra@tutaka.com | Alexandra's LinkedIn

Alexandra developed hospitality concepts before founding TUTAKA in the beginning of 2018 after being frustrated seeing the amount of things that are thrown away every day in a hotel. Studying Interactive Art Direction at HYPER ISLAND, Graphic Design at M.DH and getting a M. Sc. in Strategy & Innovation helped along the way. Her time at The Ritz Carlton, hospitality competence and the Hotelmarketing Gruppe as well. She is mad for unusual ideas, boldness, ecoistic people, typography and Scandinavian design. 

Franziska Altenrath

Business Development and R&D
franziska@tutaka.com | Franziska's LinkedIn

Franziska gained various insights into the problems and effects of unsustainable consumption patterns from different industries such as automotive, real estate and fashion. Being a true materialist herself, excited about design, materials and production, she searched for ways to challenge the status quo. She decided that it is time to reach to the roots of sustainability concepts and went back to University to study Ethics, Politics and Economics at LMU in Munich. Here she dedicated her thesis to "Sustainability and Humanitarianism in Tourism" and started the TUTAKA journey. 

Support

Paula Reuber Intern — Julia Loeffler Designer — Jan Ploch Designer & Developer — Dr. Andreas Lohmeyer Notary & Lawyer — Sascha Martin Photography


Internship

In search of a meaningful internship, an entourage for your thesis within the topic of sustainability and communication, creative stardom?

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Agency Clients

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Are you a producer ...

... of kick-ass biodegradable hotel slippers? Cradle-to-Cradle napkins? Recycled straws? Resource-gentle hangers? Vegan bath amenities? CO2-saving giveaways? Anything related to the hospitality industry and everything that is truly materialistic. We'd love to talk to you!  

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Are you a host ... 

... a hotel-restaurant-bar owner, event location operator, guest enchanter? Want to procure more sustainably? Already top-notch eco, but don’t know how to tell the world? Frustrated about the »EGO not ECO« attitude? Eager to build a climate positive, waste-free, fairtrade organization? 

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