Environment

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News / Startups
TravelPerk acquires eco-friendly travel consultancy Susterra
By Linda Fox | September 30, 2021
TravelPerk plans to integrate Susterra's data analytics capabilities into its platform to help customers meet sustainability targets. Read More
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News / Technology
Accor partners with Citroen on autonomous urban future
By Linda Fox | September 29, 2021
The Urban Collectif, a partnership between Accor, Citroen and JCDecaux, aims to advance the development of autonomous mobility in cities. Read More
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News / Technology
Travel innovation "faceoff" brands unveiled for Business Travel Show
By PhocusWire | September 13, 2021
The companies will present their services in series of head-to-head battles at the in person event, which takes place later this month. Read More
What do Gen Z travelers want from online travel brands?
News / Online
What do Gen Z travelers want from online travel brands?
By Jill Menze | August 31, 2021
According to new research, Gen Z travelers favor online travel agencies as well as travel brands that echo their values. Read More
swvl-acquires-shotl
News / Startups
Swvl acquires Shotl, expands shared transport service
By Linda Fox | August 20, 2021
Shared mobility and mass transit provider Swvl has grown its presence to 16 countries through the acquisition of Spain-based Shotl. Read More
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Opinion / Technology
My Method… How this airport uses queue management technology
By Meghan Hussey - Xovis | August 18, 2021
This Michigan airport is using a system that notifies stakeholders if wait times exceed 25 minutes and if the queue has hit capacity.  Read More
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News / Startups
HumanForest adds £2.3M in funding for London e-bike launch
By Linda Fox | August 12, 2021
HumanForest has raised £4.5M in total and is backed by Cabify founders. Read More
Sounding Off: Do the right thing on sustainability - from big moves to small
Interview / Technology
Sounding Off: Do the right thing on sustainability - from big moves to small
By PhocusWire | July 30, 2021
If a brand can inspire just one customer (or thousands) to do the right thing when they return home, by the way it behaves on the smaller things, then it's a strategy worth implementing. Read More
The sustainable DMO: Building a future for destinations of all sizes
Opinion / Online
The sustainable DMO: Building a future for destinations of all sizes
By Luca Romozzi & Katy Gallagher - Sojern | July 22, 2021
Technology and data-driven strategies can help destinations of all sizes build sustainable business models. Read More
sustainable-travel-program
Opinion / Distribution
Measuring the success of a sustainable travel program
By Rich Johnson - CWT Solutions Group | July 12, 2021
The global pandemic has presented the corporate travel industry with a once-in-a-generation opportunity to transform. Read More
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News / Startups
Lufthansa unveils travel sustainability marketplace Squake
By Linda Fox | July 7, 2021
The Squake sustainability marketplace, which offers a CO2 compensation platform enabling travel and transport companies to choose sustainability initiatives, launches with 70 partners and... Read More
Sounding Off: Sustainability efforts need to start – now
Interview / Online
Sounding Off: Sustainability efforts need to start – now
By PhocusWire | July 2, 2021
Travel brands risk missing a key opportunity to follow through on their promises to both their businesses and customers. By not acting urgently, business as usual lurks awfully close behind. Read More
VIDEO: Myth or reality - What’s really changed in travel?
News / Online
VIDEO: Myth or reality - What’s really changed in travel?
By Jill Menze | June 30, 2021
Speaking during Phocuswright Europe, CarTrawler's Aileen McCormack and Trivago's Axel Hefer debate what travel will look like as the industry emerges from the pandemic. Read More
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News / Startups
United unveils corporate venture fund for sustainable future investment
By Linda Fox | June 16, 2021
United recently announced a goal of net zero emissions by 2050 and the corporate venture fund will help it towards its target. Read More
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News / Distribution
IATA chief Willie Walsh says zero-risk approach from government is not possible
By Linda Fox | April 21, 2021
Governments need to look at the current procedures for travel post pandemic and create a more seamless experience. Read More