Sustainability

Sounding Off: Pace of change in travel is not totally under its control
Interview / Technology
Sounding Off: Pace of change in travel is not totally under its control
By PhocusWire | November 26, 2021
If the 2000s and 2010s were about creating mega platforms and the centralization of product, pricing and experience, a new era for travel is likely to see the reverse taking place. Read More
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News / Startups
Tier acquires Nextbike to round out micro-mobility service
By Linda Fox | November 23, 2021
Berlin-based Tier has purchased 100% of the shares in Nextbike in an all-cash transaction. Read More
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News / Online
VIDEO: Tourism Australia on staying optimistic amid the travel shutdown
By PhocusWire | November 23, 2021
Speaking in the PhocusWire Studio during The Phocuswright Conference, Tourism Australia’s Jackie Dunfee explains how the destination has remained top of mind for travelers. Read More
VIDEO: Climate change is an inconvenient truth for travel
News / Technology
VIDEO: Climate change is an inconvenient truth for travel
By PhocusWire | November 22, 2021
This session at The Phocuswright Conference is an uncomfortable listen for any brand or executive who knows they could and should be doing better around sustainability. Read More
Google highlights three trends that will shape travel in 2022
News / Online
Google highlights three trends that will shape travel in 2022
By Jill Menze | November 16, 2021
According to the online search giant, travel will become more meaningful, inclusive and purposeful moving into 2022. Read More
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News / Technology
CWT plans $100M technology investment
By Linda Fox | November 16, 2021
The travel management company's $100 million tech investment is part of its $350 million recapitalization program. Read More
Hot 25 Startups 2022: Thrust Carbon
Interview / Startups
Hot 25 Startups 2022: Thrust Carbon
By PhocusWire | November 15, 2021
Thgurst Carbon is a carbon intelligence platform that is easy to integrate, delivers market leading accuracy and total transparency. Read More
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News / Distribution
Travel industry urged to be more ambitious on sustainability
By Linda Fox | November 11, 2021
A Roadmap to Net Zero report from the WTTC and Accenture says some elements of travel could fully decarbonize before 2030. Read More
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News / Technology
The hospitality industry's €768B journey to net zero
By Linda Fox | November 8, 2021
The accommodations industry is responsible for 10% of the total tourism sector's annual emissions. Read More
Lime raises $523M round, promises $20M will go to net zero goal
News / Technology
Lime raises $523M round, promises $20M will go to net zero goal
November 8, 2021
The e-scooter and electric bike company received the capital from ADG, Fidelity, Highbridge and fellow ground transportation provider Uber. Read More
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News / Online
Eco-friendly options and cost hit sustainable travel behavior
By Linda Fox | November 1, 2021
A report coinciding with the COP26 Summit found consumers often can't find or didn't realize sustainable travel options are available. Read More
Airline leaders debate NDC, digitalization, sustainability
News / Technology
Airline leaders debate NDC, digitalization, sustainability
By Mitra Sorrells | November 1, 2021
Panelists at an IATA event in Madrid included leaders from IATA, Lufthansa and Iberia. Read More
The Phocuswright Conference 2021 - five questions for sustainability executives
News / Technology
The Phocuswright Conference 2021 - five questions for sustainability executives
By PhocusWire | October 28, 2021
A panel this year, focusing on sustainability and the efforts of brands in travel, features Megan Morikawa (Iberostar Group), Aaron Gowell (SilverRail Technologies) and Jeremy Sampson (The Travel... Read More
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News / Online
Intrepid Travel unveils brand, product refresh
By Rebecca Tobin - Travel Weekly | October 25, 2021
The company has retooled its tour lineup, committing to a new product statement of sustainable, experience-rich travel and "the joyful travel experience." Read More
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News / Online
Is the neoluxury traveler leading industry recovery?
By Linda Fox | October 18, 2021
The neoluxury traveler is demanding an experience throughout the travel process and the trip itself. Read More