Sustainability


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How the pandemic has affected travelers’ views on sustainability
By Mitra Sorrells | June 24, 2021
A Booking.com survey finds the majority of travelers prefer accommodations that have adopted sustainability practices. Read More
News | Online
How I Got Here, episode 69 - Dean Donovan of DiamondStream Partners
How I Got Here, episode 69 - Dean Donovan of DiamondStream Partners
By PhocusWire | June 18, 2021
After playing a central role in the creation of Mexico's first low-cost carrier, DiamondStream is now an important player in the development of companies and next-generation technology in the mobility... Read More
Interview | Technology
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FlixMobility valued at $3B following $650M funding round
By Jill Menze | June 3, 2021
FlixMobility will use the round to expand its FlixBus offerings in the United States, as well as grow the FlixBus and FlixTrain networks across Europe. Read More
News | Online
Travel recovery and responsibility: A chance to do the right thing
Travel recovery and responsibility: A chance to do the right thing
By PhocusWire | May 17, 2021
With the COVID-19 pandemic putting the industry's operations on hold for over a year, some might hope that companies have used this time to think seriously about their role in climate change and other... Read More
News | Technology
Dott raises $85M to expand scooter service to e-bikes
Dott raises $85M to expand scooter service to e-bikes
By Kevin May | April 21, 2021
The Series B investment is led by Belgian finance house Sofina and Estari, a growth equity partner that invests in European technology companies. Read More
News | Technology
Intrepid Travel enters strategic partnership with Genairgy on pursuit to become $1B adventure travel company
Intrepid Travel enters strategic partnership with Genairgy on pursuit to become $1B adventure travel company
By Jill Menze | March 11, 2021
Intrepid says the partnership, which will facilitate the company’s growth strategy in four key areas, will help it become the first $1 billion adventure travel company by 2025. Read More
News | Online
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United Airlines on the environment and being recovery ready
By Linda Fox | March 11, 2021
CEO Scott Kirby claims the airline managed to get ahead of most airlines when the COVID-19 crisis hit and that its measures will stand it in good stead coming out the other side. Read More
News | Distribution
Spend more, stay longer: The consumer trends driving travel in 2021
Spend more, stay longer: The consumer trends driving travel in 2021
By Jill Menze | March 9, 2021
According to the American Express Travel: Global Travel Trends Report, consumers are approaching travel in 2021 with a new mindset. Read More
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Sounding Off: No matter the state of travel, sustainability must be a priority
Sounding Off: No matter the state of travel, sustainability must be a priority
By PhocusWire | March 5, 2021
Travel brands MUST look at their efforts on the sustainability agenda now, during the recovery rather than as a line item to tackle once operations are back to decent levels. Read More
Interview | Online
VIDEO: Bringing governments, destinations, industry and science together safely
VIDEO: Bringing governments, destinations, industry and science together safely
By PhocusWire | March 3, 2021
PhocusWire spoke to WTTC's president and CEO, Gloria Guevara, to understand the efforts the council is making to bring its stakeholders together for a coordinated response to the pandemic. Read More
News | Online
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Sustainability must be a priority for business travel in 2021
By Avi Meir - TravelPerk | March 2, 2021
Momentum built for thinking about a more sustainable level of corporate travel in the years leading up to 2020 must not stall in 2021. Read More
Opinion | Distribution
Sounding Off: Why we must be proactive - not reactive - about collaboration
Sounding Off: Why we must be proactive - not reactive - about collaboration
By PhocusWire | February 26, 2021
There is a chance to operate in ways that work for everyone - it just means everyone has to play their part and do the right thing. Read More
Interview | Online
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EasyJet boss talks sustainability, business travel and uncomfortable decisions
By Linda Fox | February 15, 2021
EasyJet's boss, Johan Lundgren, points to previous crises as proof that demand will rebound. Read More
News | Distribution
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BusUp accelerates away with $6M in funding
By Linda Fox | February 11, 2021
BusUp is looking to expand in the U.S. and sees growing demand for commuter mobility services from corporates. Read More
News | Startups
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Prince Harry-backed Travalyst coalition urges industry collaboration to “rebuild more responsibly”
By Mitra Sorrells | January 29, 2021
Former Skyscanner CEO Bryan Dove is now chairing the coalition, working alongside Prince Harry, The Duke of Sussex, who launched it in 2019 with Booking.com, Skyscanner, Trip.com Group, Tripadvisor and... Read More
News | Online
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