Sustainability Month


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News / Technology
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
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News / Online
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
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News / Distribution
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
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Opinion / Technology
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
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Interview / Online
In The Big Chair - Bryan Dove of Skyscanner
By Linda Fox | January 29, 2020
The Skyscanner boss talks to PhocusWire about being a CEO, the company's recent development into a marketplace and sustainability. Read More
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News / Technology
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
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News / Startups
Are venture capitalists consciously focusing on sustainability in travel?
By Steven Lerner | January 28, 2020
Although sustainability is gaining momentum among investors, is it advancing in travel?   Read More
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Interview / Startups
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
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Interview / Online
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
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News / Online
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
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News / Online
SAP Concur-owned TripIt launches carbon-tracking feature
By Jill Menze | January 23, 2020
With Carbon Footprint, TripIt users can see and track flight emissions as well as receive carbon offsetting tips. Read More
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News / Online
How the corporate travel industry is tackling climate change
By Linda Fox | January 22, 2020
The corporate travel community is tackling climate change with a focus on education, open dialogues and reducing carbon by traveling less. Read More
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News / Online
Hopper to pay for carbon offsets for all bookings, challenges top travel CEOs to follow suit
By Mitra Sorrells | January 21, 2020
Hopper Trees is a new initiative that covers the cost of carbon offsets for all flights and hotels booked in the Hopper app. Read More
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News / Distribution
Consumers plan to fly less as climate change concerns hit home
By Linda Fox | January 21, 2020
Research from the European Investment Bank reveals consumers plan to reduce their flying. Read More
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News / Distribution
Travel and tourism organizations push for action on climate emergency
By Linda Fox | January 15, 2020
Travel companies and organizations have joined forces to take steps to reduce carbon emissions, while a report assesses the total impact of a holiday from transport to food. Read More