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The top 8 travel risks for 2021
The top 8 travel risks for 2021
By Adam Schrader - Riskline | January 11, 2021
For companies planning and managing employee travel in the year ahead, here are the top travel risks for 2021. Read More
Opinion | Online
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HumanForest crowdfunds £1.3M for e-bike push
By Linda Fox | December 30, 2020
HumanForest is launching its e-bike service in London in Spring 2021, with additional cities around Europe to follow. Read More
News | Startups
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How the acceleration of digital and sustainability trends is driving innovation in travel
By Linda Fox | November 10, 2020
While the industry is in no doubt as to how bad things have been, perhaps a little light at the end of tunnel comes in the form of how companies are innovating for what things might be like going... Read More
News | Technology
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STARTUP STAGE: Trees4Travel offers a simple solution to address climate change
By Linda Fox | November 2, 2020
The company wants to offer a simple, easy to use solution to alleviate climate change by getting travelers to invest the price of a coffee in planting trees. Read More
Interview | Startups
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DANCE rides off with €15M in Series A funding
By Linda Fox | October 23, 2020
The Berlin, Germany-based startup, which launched its pilot program three months ago, plans to expand initially across Europe and in the U.S. further down the road. Read More
News | Startups
VIDEO: To rebuild successfully and sustainably, destinations must be cautious of “empty platitudes”
VIDEO: To rebuild successfully and sustainably, destinations must be cautious of “empty platitudes”
By Jill Menze | October 6, 2020
Speaking during Phocuswright Europe, the Travel Foundation CEO Jeremy Sampson says destinations need to focus on action to build back sustainably from COVID-19. Read More
News | Online
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SITA partners with French startup to help airlines with fuel sustainability
By Linda Fox | September 22, 2020
Safety Line provides technology to airlines and airports and can help carriers save fuel and reduce emissions during the three key phases of a flight: climb, cruise and descent. Read More
News | Technology
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Identifying areas for innovation as travelers embrace their "conscience"
By Linda Fox | September 15, 2020
Smart Travel Lab believes travelers now have a heightened sense of wanting to do better and travel more sustainably. Brands should take advantage of this shift. Read More
News | Distribution
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Mobile app plans to guide travelers around coronavirus restrictions, offer green trips
By Linda Fox | July 28, 2020
Cybersecurity specialist WISeKey International has unveiled an application to help travelers with COVID-19 restrictions as well as with environmentally friendly travel choices. Read More
News | Technology
Destination X - Using the new normal to limit visitors and manage overtourism
Destination X - Using the new normal to limit visitors and manage overtourism
By PhocusWire | May 5, 2020
Aside from reduced pollution and car accidents, the crisis brought on by COVID-19 may offer an opportunity to make some much needed (and politically difficult) changes to tourism policies. Read More
News | Technology
What COVID-19 means for a travel startup focused on sustainability
What COVID-19 means for a travel startup focused on sustainability
By Jill Menze | April 22, 2020
For Jet-Set Offset, the coronavirus crisis is signaling a heightened awareness of the environmental impact of air travel. Read More
News | Startups
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Hopin raises $6.5M to bring live events online
By Steven Lerner | February 21, 2020
As event organizers rethink their carbon footprint, London-based startup Hopin is helping to bring physical events online. Read More
News | Online
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Travel tech pros put sustainability behind economy as key challenges for 2020
By Linda Fox | February 10, 2020
A Travel Technology Europe survey highlights economic uncertainty as the greatest challenge facing the industry - but sustainability and climate change follow close behind. Read More
News | Technology
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Tourlane offsets carbon emissions for itself and travelers in 2020
By Linda Fox | February 7, 2020
The Berlin-based company, which specializes in tailor-made trips, included estimated emissions from operations as well as those generated by customers from flights, accommodation, ground transport and... Read More
News | Technology
How technology and eco-friendly practices are helping short-term rentals go green
How technology and eco-friendly practices are helping short-term rentals go green
By Jill Menze | January 31, 2020
Along with other corners of the travel sector, the short-term rental industry is starting to steer its attention toward sustainability efforts as players take stock of their impact on the environment... Read More
News | Online
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