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Lufthansa and Munich Airport shape sustainable future

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 16, 2019 16:45

Flughafen München GmbH (FMG) and Deutsche Lufthansa AG (DLH) are planning to intensify and continue their strategic cooperation in the sustainable development of the Munich hub. In a "Letter of ... Read More

Air New Zealand wants you to drink your coffee and eat your coffee cup

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 5, 2019 02:15

Air New Zealand has begun testing new edible coffee cups with customers in the air and on the ground as it explores new and innovative ways to meet its sustainability ... Read More

Sustainable travel – new analysis calculates effectiveness of most common tips

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- September 11, 2019 02:17

With growing interest in sustainable travel, there is lots of advice available – but how do travelers know what actions will have the biggest impact? Luxury travel experts has calculated ... Read More

Travel to Cuba becoming more difficult: Center for Responsible Travel responds

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019 23:00

Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) announced new restrictions on U.S. travel to Cuba, eliminating the people-to-people travel category that allowed organized group ... 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

Airbnb co-founder headed to Phillippines for travel summit

editor editor- March 27, 2019 20:56

“We are excited to be welcoming Mr. Nathan Blecharczyk to the PATA Annual Summit 2019. It is nearly impossible to talk about the travel and tourism industry without mentioning Airbnb ... Read More

America’s Best Ecotourism Destinations ranked

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019 17:01

Ranking series of "America's Best Ecotourism Destinations" were released today. Whether it is strolling along a beach in California or spotting alligators in the Everglades, traveling is an exciting experience. ... Read More

Hilton debuts as first international hotel brand in Taizhou City Center

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2019 19:05

Hilton and Hilton Hotels and Resorts today announced the opening of Hilton Taizhou, the latest addition to the market-leading flagship brand's portfolio in China. This 21-storey, 336-room hotel makes its ... Read More

World Travel and Tourism Council announces 2019 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards finalists

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2019 17:30

The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) is delighted to announce the 15 finalists for its 2019 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards. The 2019 finalists are organized into the following new ... Read More

World Tourism Organization announces finalists of 15th UNWTO Awards

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 21, 2018 16:30

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has announced the finalists to win the 15th UNWTO Awards, which recognize inspirational projects having made an invaluable contribution to advance sustainable tourism. The nominees ... Read More

Newest member of global sustainable tourism association Bee + Hive

editor editor- December 6, 2018 13:49

Pousada Trijuncão is the newest member of Global Sustainable Tourism Association, Bee + Hive. Read More

PATA gives new push to adventure travel and responsible tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 23, 2016 10:31

PATA CEO Mario Hardy has praised the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) for its continuing commitment to responsible travel and sustainable tourism. Read More

Deadline looms for submissions of SKAL Sustainable Tourism Awards

editor editor- April 27, 2013 00:18

Skal International Vice President, Karine Coulanges, is pleased to invite project submissions for the 2013 edition of the “Sustainable Development in Tourism” Awards. Read More

Maslow’s Hierarchy through tourists’ eyes

editor editor- April 4, 2013 03:18

Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs is possibly one of the most well-known and time-tested management concepts, which identifies a hierarchy of needs that a human being would generally aspire to. Read More

Why sustainability is a myth

editor editor- March 27, 2013 03:10

Having read Geoffrey Lipman’s views on what he calls sustainable “travelism” I would like Read More

First hotel booking website to feature eco-labeled properties

editor editor- January 16, 2013 03:02

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe Certification announced collaboration with BookDifferent.com, the first hotel booking website indicating which of the hotels featured on their site are eco-labele Read More

Reduce My Footprint makes offsetting your travel carbon footprint easy

editor editor- November 30, 2012 01:46

Everything that we do leaves a carbon footprint on this Earth, whether taking a flight to a beachside resort, washing your clothes, lighting your home, or enjoying a Sunday drive. Read More

TUI promises fairer and greener holidays

editor editor- August 31, 2012 11:14

TUI Travel has pledged to operate Europe's most fuel-efficient airlines by 2015 as part of a three-year sustainability plan launched today. Read More

Switch-Asia to host tourism sustainability seminar

editor editor- June 30, 2012 03:03

With travelers becoming increasingly eco-conscious and demanding data on the environmental sustainability of hotels prior to booking, Greening Sri Lanka Hotels, an European Commission-funded project u Read More

Half Moon resort on Jamaica receives certification from Green Globe

editor editor- May 16, 2012 01:38

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe today announced certification of the resort Half Moon on the northern coast of Jamaica. Read More

Call for entries open for Sustainable Development in Tourism awards

editor editor- May 9, 2012 05:50

Skål would like to encourage all Skål clubs and members to participate in the awards program or to propose projects which they are aware of and who are not necessarily ... Read More

New sustainable travel website launched

editor editor- April 25, 2012 01:16

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe Certification today launched its new sustainable travel website, www.greenglobe.travel . Read More

Global tourism alliance ICTP adds “Utah’s Canyon Country” as new member

editor editor- February 4, 2012 08:58

San Juan County is the newest member of the International Council of Tourism Partners. Read More

Green travel in today’s marketplace

editor editor- December 16, 2011 08:39

“Green travel” is a term that a fast-growing number of travelers are identifying with as their preferred style of seeing the world. Read More

Cape Town celebrates WTM World Responsible Tourism Day

editor editor- November 10, 2011 06:02

Supported by the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Wednesday, November 9, 2011 is World Travel Market (WTM) World Responsible Tourism Day. Read More

First hotel in the kingdom of Bahrain to be certified Green Globe

editor editor- November 4, 2011 05:35

LOS ANGELES, California - In line with Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts sustainability efforts, the Mövenpick Hotel Bahrain has recently been awarded Green Globe certification. Read More

ICTP vision of small communities committed to sustainable oceans and land

editor editor- November 1, 2011 07:58

The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) revealed today its new logo, graphically representing the organization’s objective, which shows there is strength when tourism destinations colla Read More

Brits worst at recycling while on holiday

editor editor- October 26, 2011 06:28

UK visitors to France during the last 12 months were among the worst culprits for not recycling or recycling incorrectly while on holiday, according to a recent resort study carried ... Read More

Reduce My Footprint makes offsetting your travel carbon footprint easy

editor editor- September 19, 2011 08:17

Everything that we do leaves a carbon footprint on this Earth, whether taking a flight to a beachside resort, washing your clothes, lighting your home, or enjoying a Sunday drive. Read More

Green Globe Certification announces online community for sustainability knowledge and advice

editor editor- September 14, 2011 09:52

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe Certification today launched its new Green Globe Solution Center. Read More

Sustainable Travel International announces auditor and consultant training course in Ireland

editor editor- August 25, 2011 05:32

WHITE SALMON, Washington - Registration is now open for Sustainable Travel International's annual Sustainable Tourism Eco-Certification Program™ (STEP) Auditor & Consultant Training. Read More

Green Globe applauds naming of new director of sustainability in Caribbean

editor editor- June 23, 2011 04:29

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe Certification congratulates architectural and planning firm OBM International on their appointment of Ms. Denaye Hinds as Director of Sustainability. Read More

Happy Earth Day

editor editor- April 23, 2011 02:53

WASHINGTON, DC - What do Leonardo DiCaprio, Jewel, Ed Begley, Jr., Sienna Miller, Matthew Modine, Maria Menounos, Edward Norton and Ian Somerhalder all have in common? Read More

Call to rethink travel and tourism education for the green growth era

editor editor- February 24, 2011 05:05

BRUSSELS - Professor Geoffrey Lipman, Director of Greenearth.travel and of beyond tourism, speaking at the World Environment Forum in Jeju, South Korea, called for a rethink and revamp of traditional Read More

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