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
How technology and eco-friendly practices are helping short-term rentals go green
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
The convergence of smart travel, smart stays and smart cities
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
In The Big Chair - Bryan Dove of Skyscanner
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
STARTUP STAGE: Balance Holidays curates bespoke retreats for eco-conscious travelers
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
Sounding Off: The challenge of reducing travel in the travel industry
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
Furthering its digital ambitions, Lonely Planet launches experiences
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
Travel and tourism organizations push for action on climate emergency
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