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CitizenM secures €480M sustainability-linked loan
By Derek Catron | March 15, 2023
Sustainability-linked loans incentivize companies to achieve environmental benchmarks to secure lower interest rates.   Read More
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As travel trends up, so do climate goal challenges
By Derek Catron | March 1, 2023
 A new report from the Travel Foundation charts a course for a growing travel sector to meet climate change goals – but it won’t be painless. Read More
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Unyoked secures €18 million to expand solar-powered cabins
By Kathryn Walson | February 24, 2023
Founded in 2016, the company operates approximately 100 off-grid cabins in Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom and has hosted about 35,000 overnight stays. Read More
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United announces sustainable flight fund
By Kathryn Walson | February 22, 2023
United and its inaugural partners – Air Canada, Boeing, GE Aerospace, JPMorgan Chase and Honeywell – provided the initial investment of more then $100 million. Read More
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Ixigo invests $3.1M in electric bus startup FreshBus
By Linda Fox | February 17, 2023
The seed round will go towards the launch of the inter-city electric bus service across India. Read More
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Dance lands €12M for micromobility subscription push
By Linda Fox | February 17, 2023
The equity is led by HV Capital, Eurazeo and BlueYard, which are all existing investors. Read More
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Future traveler segments and the forces forging them
By Linda Fox | February 7, 2023
A new Amadeus study defines different groups of travelers and gauges their attitudes toward travel in 2033. Read More
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UnTours Foundation plans $10M investment for better tourism future
By Linda Fox | February 2, 2023
The foundation's partners include Expedia Group, TUI Care Foundation, Adventure Travel Trade Association, Flywire and B Tourism. Read More
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New efforts spotlight sustainability in rentals
By Kathryn Walson | January 31, 2023
While the hotel industry is awash in sustainability certifications, there is a dearth of them in the short-term rental sector. Read More
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Travel’s resilience and sustainability in spotlight at Davos
By Linda Fox | January 18, 2023
Heathrow boss John Holland-Kaye, Journera CEO Jeff Katz, the Rwandan Development Board's Clare Akamanzi and Thailand's finance minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith discuss pressing industry issues at the... Read More
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Chooose raises $15M for sustainability platform expansion
By Linda Fox | January 13, 2023
The investment in the Norway-based company was led by climate-tech focused investors GenZero and SoundWaves, the investment vehicle founded by actor Ashton Kutcher. Read More
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Delta opens innovation lab to boost sustainability efforts
By Linda Fox | January 10, 2023
The carrier’s Sustainable Skies Lab will focus on existing Delta initiatives around sustainability as well as innovative projects and ways to scale technology to help reach net zero by 2050. Read More
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Interview / Startups
STARTUP STAGE: BookSmart24 helps travelers book sustainable trips
By Kathryn Walson | January 4, 2023
The BookSmart24 app equips travelers with the information they need to select the most eco-friendly itinerary. Read More
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Top travel industry predictions for 2023
By Kathryn Walson | January 3, 2023
As we begin 2023, executives in the travel industry describe the developments they foresee in the next 12 months.  Read More
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How to future-proof travel: Global Travel Tech Think Tank Report
By WiT | December 19, 2022
WiT, Phocuswright and PhocusWire present the summary report from a think tank with industry leaders under the theme “How To Future Proof Travel By Creating More Resilience and Acting Responsibly... Read More