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Oman seeks to ‘diversify economy’ by jacking up taxes on booze, meat, tobacco and energy drinks

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 16:15

Beginning June 15th, pork meat, tobacco, and alcohol as well as energy drinks in Oman will be subject to a 100-percent tax, with carbonated drinks subject to a 50-percent levy. ... Read More

State of Beer @ the American Museum of Natural History

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- June 8, 2019 20:04

Many museums have upped their game over the last few years, adding gourmet restaurants and boutique shopping (i.e., MOMA, Metropolitan Museum of Art); however, not many are offering visitors an ... Read More

Neste and The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey sign joint sustainable fuel initiative MOU

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019 22:23

Neste, a renewable fuels producer, and the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey (PANYNJ), have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on its joint sustainable fuel initiative. The ... Read More

Boeing unveiled successful environmental strategy results

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019 19:29

In 2018, Boeing unveiled its new environment strategy through 2025 with ambitious goals to innovate products for environmental performance, reduce emissions, waste, and water and energy consumption at work sites, ... Read More

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts to restore Cartagena’s architectural gems

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019 17:57

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, and San Francisco Investments, a subsidiary of Valorem, a business group with ownership of Colombia's leading players in media, entertainment, retail and renewable resources, announce ... Read More

President Clinton and Minster Bartlett discuss Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 4, 2019 03:37

Jamaica Minister for Tourism, the Hon. Edmund Bartlett, met today with former United States President Bill Clinton at the ongoing 4th meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Action Network ... Read More

Finland joins Nordic forefront in reducing emissions in aviation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019 17:49

Finland’s incoming government has today introduced its Government Program which includes ambitious climate targets and a goal for carbon neutral Finland in 2035. As part of reducing transport-related emissions, the ... Read More

United Airlines expands its commitment to biofuel

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 17:49

United Airlines today further strengthened its emerging reputation as the world's most environmentally conscious airline by renewing its contract with Boston-based World Energy, agreeing to purchase up to 10 million ... Read More

Airbus and SAS Scandinavian Airlines sign hybrid and electric aircraft research agreement

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 16:40

Airbus has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with SAS Scandinavian Airlines for hybrid and electric aircraft eco-system and infrastructure requirements research. The MoU was signed by Grazia Vittadini, Chief ... Read More

Neste and Air BP bring sustainable aviation fuel to Caen airport in France

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 18, 2019 18:45

Neste and Air BP are supporting the business aviation sector’s Sustainable Alternative Jet Fuel (SAJF) initiative and helping drive its adoption with operators and aircraft manufacturers. The European Business Aviation ... Read More

ATTES: Changing the Face of Africa together with the African Tourism Board

Dr. Darlington Muzeza Dr. Darlington Muzeza- May 14, 2019 01:49

The African Tourism Board is planning to partner with Africa’s Trade, Transport and Energy Summit  (ATTES) to make sure travel and tourism are not overlooked by the largest summit ever held in Africa. ... Read More

Swiss-Belhotel International reveals impressive global expansion plans at ATM 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019 19:01

Swiss-Belhotel International has concluded four successful days at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM), where it updated the Middle Eastern travel trade on its impressive plans for global expansion, brand development ... Read More

Swiss-Belhotel International Senior VP highlights the need for responsible tourism at ATM

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019 16:01

Laurent A. Voivenel, Senior Vice President, Operations and Development for the Middle East, Africa and India, Swiss-Belhotel International, spoke today at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) on the critical need ... Read More

World’s top 10 sustainable places to stay revealed

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 19, 2019 15:30

Travel is not just about seeing the wonders of the earth but understanding our impact upon it. With increasing frequency, people are looking to make the shift from "tourist" to ... Read More

Neste and Air BP ready to deliver sustainable aviation fuel

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 15, 2019 07:17

Neste, a products producer from wastes and residues, and Air BP, the international aviation fuel products and services supplier, have entered into an agreement to deliver sustainable aviation fuel to ... Read More

The Iconic Transformation of the Hotel de Paris Monte-Carlo

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 1, 2019 06:16

Hôtel de Paris Monte-Carlo in the heart of the Monaco playground for the world’s rich and famous founded in 1864 was turned into a modern age hotel, piece by piece and ... Read More

ICAO experts agree on global measures towards sustainable aviation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019 18:56

Global measures to address aviation’s environmental impact were agreed at a meeting of the two hundred and fifty experts of ICAO’s Committee on Aviation Environmental Protection (CAEP), which concluded last ... Read More

InterContinental Genève: 6 years of Green Globe certification

editor editor- March 13, 2019 22:41

Green Globe first certified the InterContinental Genève in 2014. Ideally located on an oasis of calm in the diplomatic district, InterContinental Genève offers elegantly designed rooms and suites with breathtaking ... Read More

Sweden proposing ambitious aviation greenhouse gas emission reduction target

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 4, 2019 19:10

Sweden has an ambitious target of being fossil-free by 2045. As a part of the initiative, a proposal for decarbonizing aviation in Sweden was announced today, on 4 March. The ... Read More

Inspira Santa Marta Hotel doing the right thing for 8th consecutive year

editor editor- February 28, 2019 05:03

Inspira Santa Marta Hotel is an award winning 4 star boutique green hotel located in the heart of Lisbon. Feng shui principles are incorporated throughout the hotel to provide a ... Read More

Barbican event venue moves to 100% renewable electricity

editor editor- February 26, 2019 00:11

The Barbican event venue is now all completely run by renewable electricity. The switch, which took place in the last quarter of 2018, was part of a wider City of ... Read More

eTN interview with Cuban Tourism Office Councilor: Major plans for island’s tourism revival

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- February 18, 2019 18:30

Launched in November 2018, Cuba's celebration of the 500th anniversary of the founding of San Cristobal de la Habana will end in November 2019. Its busy calendar includes art, culture, ... Read More

Cinnamon Lodge Habarana reaches greater heights

editor editor- February 8, 2019 01:13

Cinnamon Lodge Habarana is a 5-star resort nestled in nature’s serenity right in the heart of Sri Lanka’s Cultural Triangle Green Globe recertified Cinnamon Lodge Habarana in January this year ... Read More

Finnish travelers support renewable jet fuel

editor editor- February 5, 2019 02:05

A recent public debate of flight-related emissions has had an effect on Finnish consumers. Of all respondents, 50 percent said that they are aware of emissions resulting from air travel, ... Read More

Reunion and Madagascar Presidents discuss regional cooperation

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- January 29, 2019 01:44

A meeting took place between the President of the Réunion Region, Didier Robert, and the new President of the Republic of Madagascar, His Excellency Andry Rajoelina. On official travel to ... Read More

Gulfstream G280 jet sets city-pair record on renewable fuel

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 18, 2019 00:25

Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation reaffirmed its commitment to sustainability by using sustainable alternative jet fuel (SAJF) to power a record-breaking flight by its super-midsize Gulfstream G280 aircraft. The Savannah-to-Van Nuys, California, ... Read More

Malta’s National Museum of Fine Art housed in a historic, eco-friendly landmark

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 2, 2019 17:11

MUŻA, the recently opened National Museum of Fine Art in Malta, represents a significant development in the history of museums in Malta. It is also the flagship project for Valletta’s ... Read More

Saudi Arabia aims to diversify its economy and drive tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 26, 2018 18:20

In line with the Vision 2030 objective to attract approximately one million tourists per year, preparations have been made to strengthen Saudi Arabia's position in international sport, entertainment, and renewable ... Read More

Travel and tourism sector takes steps towards carbon neutrality by 2050

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 11, 2018 05:30

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and UN Climate Change today showcased how the travel and tourism sector can take steps towards carbon neutrality by 2050. In April, WTTC, ... Read More

Benchmark to eliminate single use plastics from all 80 hotels

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 5, 2018 05:27

"I want to say one word to you. Just one word… Plastics.” Those immortal lines from The Graduate, an iconic film released in 1967, was meant to convey the opportunities ... Read More

Kenya’s first 100% solar hotel

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- December 3, 2018 12:06

The demand from eco-travelers is growing and Serena continues to adapt its business best practices model to meet the ecological travel experiences and expectations of today’s guest. Read More

Traveling and like to breathe fresh air? Where not to go

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 20, 2017 14:32

The Gulf region may be the leader in luxury travel and tourism, but it does have the worst air quality in the world. As part of the Earth Day campaign for ... Read More

Leading players in bio jet fuel team up

editor editor- January 7, 2010 07:21

BioJet Corporation www.biojetcorp.com and Great Plains Oil & Exploration www.camelinacompany.com announced that they have executed a Teaming Agreement for the purpose of producing renewable jet fuels. Read More

DFW International Airport receives recognition from EPA

editor editor- October 27, 2009 09:10

Among the US Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Top 20 Local Government List of the largest green power purchasers, is DFW International Airport. Read More

Aruba’s US$90 million renewable energy project is underway

editor editor- October 3, 2009 03:57

Aruba, the island of 90,000 friends you haven’t met yet, has announced that work has begun on the island’s US$90 million renewable energy project. Read More

Southwest Airlines makes EPA’s green power purchase list

editor editor- August 22, 2009 04:54

Earlier this week, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) updated each of its National Top Partner lists, highlighting some of America's largest green power purchasers. Read More