Environment

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New initiative forms to foster collaboration on climate change
By Kathryn Walson | November 14, 2022
The global TT4T initiative aims to engage the travel tech community in developing new solutions, which will be pilot-tested and refined through destination-level partners. Read More
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British Airways, Amadeus push sustainability efforts
By Mitra Sorrells | October 27, 2022
British Airways is working Chooose to provide more detailed information to travelers about the climate impacts of travel, while Amadeus has joined the Travalyst coalition. Read More
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How a regional airline is becoming a leader in sustainability
By Kathryn Walson | October 24, 2022
In June, the Swedish airline Braathens held what it claims to be the first regional flight using 100% sustainable aviation fuel. Read More
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WTTC and Sustainable Hospitality Alliance unite for environmental push
By Linda Fox | October 17, 2022
The pair have signed a Memorandum of Understanding committing both organizations to working together on reducing the environmental impact of the hospitality industry. Read More
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Standardized data key to air industry sustainability
By Kathryn Walson | October 12, 2022
ATPCO panelists say sustainable aviation initiatives can only work with transparency and industry standardization. Read More
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WiT Singapore: Sustainable travel hits the spotlight
By Luke Clark - CP5 | October 7, 2022
The travel industry is readying for a more meaningful dialogue with the traveling public around sustainability. Read More
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Airlines urged to carefully consider carbon offset programs
By Linda Fox | September 29, 2022
Carbon offsetting programs are increasingly getting called out for how cheap they are and questioned on their efficacy - or, in some cases, existence. Read More
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Q&A: Doug Lansky on the efficacy of carbon offsetting schemes
By Jill Menze | September 13, 2022
The destination management and tourism specialist explains why offsetting schemes sound “too good to be true.” Read More
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Could gamification help corporate travel go green?
By Linda Fox | September 12, 2022
Iomob’s WheelCoin app uses gamification and tokenization to nudge corporate travelers into making sustainable choices. Read More
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Expedia Group launches new social impact, sustainability strategy
By Jill Menze | September 7, 2022
Expedia Group's Open World social impact and sustainability strategy addresses the traveler experience, community engagement and environmental impact. Read More
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MintAir partners with Jaunt for 100 eVTOL aircraft
By Linda Fox | September 2, 2022
MintAir plans to launch a passenger air taxi service in Korea via a partnership with Jaunt.  Read More
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Q&A: OAG on why supersonic travel won’t take off
By Kathryn Walson | September 1, 2022
In a Q&A with PhocusWire, John Grant, chief analyst with U.K.-based airline data provider OAG, explains why he thinks the future is bleak for supersonic commercial flights. Read More
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STARTUP STAGE: Moliving’s solar-powered mobile suites enable off-the-grid travel
By Kathryn Walson | August 30, 2022
Moliving's mobile suites are engineered to harvest enough solar energy to be fully independent from the power grid. Read More
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Google accused of “airbrushing” carbon emissions from flights
By Linda Fox | August 26, 2022
Google has drawn criticism for changing how it calculates the environmental impact of flights. Read More
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How tech helps destinations meet sustainability goals
By PhocusWire | August 4, 2022
At Phocuswright Europe, DMOs explained the role of digitization in meeting environmental and economic objectives. Read More