Articles tagged “carbon emissions”

Business Travel

Accor Predicts 20 Percent of Business Meetings Are Gone Forever

A European business leader group has spoken out during the hotel group’s latest Masters of Travel gathering. Their views cement several trends that have been picking up pace since the pandemic began.

Accor Predicts 20 Percent of Business Meetings Are Gone Forever

Airlines

Europe’s Sustainable Aviation Fuel Mandate Leads World in Policy — and Debate

Europe is taking the lead on sustainable aviation fuel that many see as key to cutting airline carbon emissions. The EU has until the end of the year to come to an agreement over the amount and what kind of these fuels to mandate.

Europe’s Sustainable Aviation Fuel Mandate Leads World in Policy — and Debate

Business Travel

Tech Companies So Far Not Focused on Cutting Corp Travel Emissions — New Report

Campaigners have singled out Microsoft, Google, Facebook and a host of other technology and consultancy firms in a ranking of 230 companies. But this approach is a little backward-looking, with scores failing to include initiatives that will heavily impact business trips in the future.

Tech Companies So Far Not Focused on Cutting Corp Travel Emissions — New Report

Tourism

Asia Tourism CEO Offers 3 Ways to Invest for a Green Recovery

As travel moves to the next stage of recovery and resilience, investment will be key to unlock this phase. With sustainability as the key driver of choice, these investments will need to make local communities active stakeholders.

Asia Tourism CEO Offers 3 Ways to  Invest for a Green Recovery

Business Travel

Travel Managers Already Complaining of Emissions Data Overload

Multiple sources of data seem to be overwhelming some companies. But it's probably a nice problem to have as organizations count down to net zero.

Travel Managers Already Complaining of Emissions Data Overload

Airlines

Biden Backs Sustainable Aviation Fuel Tax Incentives as Congress Waits

President Biden backs incentives for sustainable aviation fuel as the airline industry looks to cut emissions. But legislation remains stuck on Capitol Hill with little clarity on how it will become law.

Biden Backs Sustainable Aviation Fuel Tax Incentives as Congress Waits

Business Travel

Google Selects Prince Harry-Backed Travalyst for Emissions Data on Flight Searches

With the search engine also publishing the methodology and framework for other travel sellers to adopt, there's a greater chance that carbon emissions data will eventually become standardized, and less confusing. But there's still a long way to go.

Google Selects Prince Harry-Backed Travalyst for Emissions Data on Flight Searches

Business Travel

New Hertz CEO on His First 30 Days on the Job

Stephen Scherr, the former Goldman Sachs chief financial officer, has already put a stake in the ground with a new order for 65,000 electric cars from Sweden's Polestar. But can he help fix Hertz so soon after its exit from bankruptcy?

New Hertz CEO on His First 30 Days on the Job

Business Travel

Amadeus Wins Accenture, Melia Hotels Deals Thanks to Microsoft Tie-Up

Plugging its Cytric Travel & Expense platform directly into Microsoft 365 is a clever move from Amadeus, but is there a risk business trips lose their appeal when positioned so closely next to the option of virtual meetings using Teams?

Amadeus Wins Accenture, Melia Hotels Deals Thanks to Microsoft Tie-Up

Business Travel

Corp Travel Giant CWT Nudges Clients Towards Microsoft-Style Carbon Penalties

More companies are taking carbon management into their own hands, stepping away from offsetting. This new footprint indicator could give CWT's clients much greater control.

Corp Travel Giant CWT Nudges Clients Towards Microsoft-Style Carbon Penalties