Environment


Travel and tourism organizations push for action on climate emergency
Travel and tourism organizations push for action on climate emergency
By Linda Fox | January 15, 2020
Travel companies and organizations have joined forces to take steps to reduce carbon emissions, while a report assesses the total impact of a holiday from transport to food. Read More
News | Distribution
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Offsetting carbon emissions is soaring in air travel - but is it effective?
By Steven Lerner | January 15, 2020
As the movement to reduce carbon emissions through offsetting has grown, so, too, have questions about the efficacy of the endeavor. Read More
News | Technology
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Are you ready to create and manage a green travel policy?
By Johnny Thorsen - Amex Digital Labs  | January 13, 2020
Simplified offset processes, "carbon consciousness" as a characteristic of loyalty and buying decisions based on emission output may become some of the hallmark's of a green travel program. Read More
Opinion | Online
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Where does social media and sustainability collide?
By Marissa Trew - WiT  | January 10, 2020
At the VidCon Asia Summit, Jeremy Jauncey, CEO and founder of Beautiful Destinations, spoke about the pressure tourism organizations are under to embrace digital, the role of social media content... Read More
News | Online
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Travel tech pros put sustainability behind economy as key challenges for 2020
By Linda Fox | January 9, 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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Inside the travel startup accelerator building sustainability tech for Asia Pacific
By Mitra Sorrells | January 6, 2020
Travel Lab Asia is an initiative of ADB Ventures, PATA and Plug and Play to spur clean technology innovation in the hospitality sector in Asia Pacific. Read More
News | Technology
Value remains most important factor for U.S. and French buyers of travel online
Value remains most important factor for U.S. and French buyers of travel online
By Linda Fox | November 26, 2019
Research from Amadeus highlights most important factors in online booking as well as influences on purchasing decisions. Read More
News | Online
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Brand Business - Maria Elena Velardi of Wayaj
By Steven Lerner | November 15, 2019
Wayaj is an app to discover and book eco-friendly hotels and experiences around the world. Maria Elena Velardi joined in May 2017 as its chief marketing officer. Read More
Interview | Online
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Singapore Tourism Board opens accelerator to improve the visitor experience
By Linda Fox | October 31, 2019
Singapore Tourism has announced the first cohort of startups for its accelerator which has been set up to boost the visitor experience. Read More
News | Startups
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TripActions surfaces carbon impact data for flights and rail
By Mitra Sorrells | October 2, 2019
TripActions will provide carbon impact data for air and rail travel. Read More
News | Online
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Destination marketing, part 4: How emerging destinations balance marketing and management
By Mitra Sorrells | September 30, 2019
For our final article in our destination marketing theme month, we look at how two emerging destinations are balancing marketing and management. Read More
News | Online
Booking.com, Skyscanner, Ctrip and TripAdvisor join travel sustainability pact
Booking.com, Skyscanner, Ctrip and TripAdvisor join travel sustainability pact
By Kevin May | September 3, 2019
The quartet will work together in a series of initiatives to educate, raise awareness and, in their words, "promote positive change." Read More
News | Online