Articles tagged “carbon emissions”

Tour Operators

Intrepid to Open Eco-Lodges and Slash Flights, CEO Says

Intrepid, known for its small group adventures, is inching into providing accommodations with a new investment. It's also working to reduce its carbon footprint by slashing flights.

Intrepid to Open Eco-Lodges and Slash Flights, CEO Says

Hotels

Marriott Earns Nod for Hotel Climate Plan, Joining Hilton, Accor, and IHG

The world's largest hotel group has had its carbon reduction plans approved by the world’s main verifier of corporate climate targets. Marriott follows Accor, Hilton, and IHG in having SBTi verify its plans.

Marriott Earns Nod for Hotel Climate Plan, Joining Hilton, Accor, and IHG

Online Travel

Expedia Group Has a New CEO

Today's podcast looks at the new CEO of Expedia Group, a strong signal from Spirit Airlines, and the environmental emissions of Taylor Swift.

Expedia Group Has a New CEO

News Blog

Europe’s Upcoming Ban on ‘Climate Neutral’ Marketing to Affect Travel Brand Greenwashing

The European Union is on track to ban marketing claims such as "climate neutral" by 2026 that scientifically based certification can't validate. Claims such as "carbon neutral," "environmentally friendly," and "eco" will require companies to verify their products' merits through third-party certification schemes.  Travel companies are among the industries that may be affected by the…

Hotels

Marriott on Track For Emissions Goal – but Trending in Wrong Direction

Marriott’s environmental data shows that the company is working hard to reduce its carbon footprint, but more needs to be done to hit 2030 targets.

Marriott on Track For Emissions Goal – but Trending in Wrong Direction

Hotels

Hotel Execs Face New Reporting Challenge. Here’s What They Need to Know.

What's keeping hotel executives up at night these days? For some, it's looming reporting requirements for sustainability.

Hotel Execs Face New Reporting Challenge. Here’s What They Need to Know.

Airline Weekly

United Airlines Produced the Most Emissions Last Year, It Also Used the Most Sustainable Fuel

For all of United's lead on sustainability initiatives, it still produced more carbon emissions than its U.S. competitors.

United Airlines Produced the Most Emissions Last Year, It Also Used the Most Sustainable Fuel

Online Travel

Expedia Cuts Ties With Hopper

Today's edition of Skift's daily podcast looks closer at Expedia’s breakup with Hopper, an FAA and airline emissions partnership, and what Indian travelers want (hint: cheaper travel).

Expedia Cuts Ties With Hopper

Startups

Squake Raises $3.8 Million to Calculate Travel Carbon Emissions: Startup Funding Roundup

Squake has a mission to spread the word about travel carbon emissions, while HiJiffy is using tech from ChatGPT to power a chatbot for hotels.

Squake Raises $3.8 Million to Calculate Travel Carbon Emissions: Startup Funding Roundup

News Blog

London Marathon Charges International Participants $32 Carbon Fee Tied to Travel

The London Marathon, set to attract 50,000 runners on Sunday, took several steps to lower its carbon footprint, including charging foreign entrants who had to travel to the city a $32 fee (26 pounds) as part of their entry applications. A 2013 photo of Britain's Prince Harry (left) and Richard Branson (right), the CEO of…