Environment


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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VIDEO: How SAS is taking action towards more sustainable flying
By Linda Fox | January 30, 2020
The carrier for Denmark, Norway and Sweden cautions that if the industry cannot “quickly articulate and communicate a plan” for more sustainable flying, the easy answer is just to stop flying. Read More
News | Distribution
The convergence of smart travel, smart stays and smart cities
The convergence of smart travel, smart stays and smart cities
By Michael Driedger - Operto  | January 30, 2020
The answers to smarter travel are also the answers to smarter cities and smarter systems. By making simple planning choices we can create a "smarter" outcome. Read More
Opinion | Technology
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Cruise industry joins maritime groups' call to develop zero-carbon technologies
By Mitra Sorrells | January 29, 2020
The Cruise Lines International Association has joined a maritime industry call for a new $5 billion research and development initiative to create zero-carbon technologies. Read More
News | Technology
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Are venture capitalists consciously focusing on sustainability in travel?
By Steven Lerner | January 28, 2020
Although sustainability is gaining momentum among investors, is it advancing in travel?   Read More
News | Startups
STARTUP STAGE: Balance Holidays curates bespoke retreats for eco-conscious travelers
STARTUP STAGE: Balance Holidays curates bespoke retreats for eco-conscious travelers
By Jill Menze | January 27, 2020
Balance Holidays specializes in bespoke wellbeing retreats in natural locations.  Read More
Interview | Startups
Sounding Off: The challenge of reducing travel in the travel industry
Sounding Off: The challenge of reducing travel in the travel industry
By PhocusWire | January 24, 2020
Conversations about sustainability are difficult to have across all industries, including travel, but it’s time to have them. Read More
Interview | Online
Furthering its digital ambitions, Lonely Planet launches experiences
Furthering its digital ambitions, Lonely Planet launches experiences
By Linda Fox | January 23, 2020
Lonely Planet Experiences launches via a partnership with Intrepid Travel to offer day and multi-day sustainable tours. Read More
News | Online
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How the corporate travel industry is tackling climate change
By Linda Fox | January 22, 2020
The corporate travel community is tackling climate change with a focus on education, open dialogues and reducing carbon by traveling less. Read More
News | Online
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Consumers plan to fly less as climate change concerns hit home
By Linda Fox | January 21, 2020
Research from the European Investment Bank reveals consumers plan to reduce their flying. Read More
News | Distribution
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