Sustainability


InPhocus, episode 3 - Living with the virus, thinking about a reset for tourism
InPhocus, episode 3 - Living with the virus, thinking about a reset for tourism
By PhocusWire | March 27, 2020
Destination specialist Doug Lansky to gives his account of contracting coronavirus and shares his perspective on the current climate for destinations and what could (or should) happen next. Read More
News | Technology
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TravelPerk launches carbon impact reporting and offsetting
By Mitra Sorrells | March 4, 2020
TravelPerk is launching GreenPerk, a solution that allows business travelers to offset their entire travel-related CO2 footprint directly in the platform.    Read More
News | Online
Golden shots and wild cards - how IAG brings startups through Hangar 51
Golden shots and wild cards - how IAG brings startups through Hangar 51
By Linda Fox | February 26, 2020
In the coming weeks, British Airways parent company IAG will enter the fifth year of its Hangar 51 accelerator program. Read More
News | Startups
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Hopin raises $6.5M to bring live events online
By Steven Lerner | February 21, 2020
As event organizers rethink their carbon footprint, London-based startup Hopin is helping to bring physical events online. Read More
News | Online
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Talk is cheap as report finds travelers lukewarm on sustainable travel action
By Linda Fox | February 20, 2020
A study by Lufthansa Innovation Hub and Hopper shows that travelers say they want to go greener but are not prepared to pay for it. Read More
News | Distribution
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Travel tech pros put sustainability behind economy as key challenges for 2020
By Linda Fox | February 10, 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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Tourlane offsets carbon emissions for itself and travelers in 2020
By Linda Fox | February 7, 2020
The Berlin-based company, which specializes in tailor-made trips, included estimated emissions from operations as well as those generated by customers from flights, accommodation, ground transport and... Read More
News | Technology
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Tripkicks adds carbon offset rewards for travelers and companies
By Mitra Sorrells | February 7, 2020
Tripkicks has added sustainability-focused reward redemption options to its business travel platform. Read More
News | Online
How technology and eco-friendly practices are helping short-term rentals go green
How technology and eco-friendly practices are helping short-term rentals go green
By Jill Menze | January 31, 2020
Along with other corners of the travel sector, the short-term rental industry is starting to steer its attention toward sustainability efforts as players take stock of their impact on the environment... Read More
News | Online
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VIDEO: How SAS is taking action towards more sustainable flying
By Linda Fox | January 30, 2020
The carrier for Denmark, Norway and Sweden cautions that if the industry cannot “quickly articulate and communicate a plan” for more sustainable flying, the easy answer is just to stop flying. Read More
News | Distribution
The convergence of smart travel, smart stays and smart cities
The convergence of smart travel, smart stays and smart cities
By Michael Driedger - Operto  | January 30, 2020
The answers to smarter travel are also the answers to smarter cities and smarter systems. By making simple planning choices we can create a "smarter" outcome. Read More
Opinion | Technology
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Cruise industry joins maritime groups' call to develop zero-carbon technologies
By Mitra Sorrells | January 29, 2020
The Cruise Lines International Association has joined a maritime industry call for a new $5 billion research and development initiative to create zero-carbon technologies. Read More
News | Technology
STARTUP STAGE: Balance Holidays curates bespoke retreats for eco-conscious travelers
STARTUP STAGE: Balance Holidays curates bespoke retreats for eco-conscious travelers
By Jill Menze | January 27, 2020
Balance Holidays specializes in bespoke wellbeing retreats in natural locations.  Read More
Interview | Startups
Sounding Off: The challenge of reducing travel in the travel industry
Sounding Off: The challenge of reducing travel in the travel industry
By PhocusWire | January 24, 2020
Conversations about sustainability are difficult to have across all industries, including travel, but it’s time to have them. Read More
Interview | Online
Furthering its digital ambitions, Lonely Planet launches experiences
Furthering its digital ambitions, Lonely Planet launches experiences
By Linda Fox | January 23, 2020
Lonely Planet Experiences launches via a partnership with Intrepid Travel to offer day and multi-day sustainable tours. Read More
News | Online
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