Articles tagged “carbon offsets”

Tourism

India Daily: Tourism Minister Claims Country Will See Development of 50 New Tourism Destinations

India is doing everything it can to increase its share in the global tourism market and make itself a year-round tourist destination.

India Daily: Tourism Minister Claims Country Will See Development of 50 New Tourism Destinations

Tourism

Skift India Daily: A Billion Air Travelers Expected by 2040 — How Adani Airports Is Preparing

As Adani Airports’ ambitious airport growth plan takes flight, what remains to be seen is if the Indian ports-to-power conglomerate can establish itself as a dominant player in aviation.

Skift India Daily: A Billion Air Travelers Expected by 2040 — How Adani Airports Is Preparing

Hotels

Starwood’s SH Hotels Looks for Developers Aligned on Luxury and Sustainability

Starwood Capital has bet on two trends with SH Hotels. It seems likely that the rich will get richer, boosting demand for luxury hotels. It also seems likely climate change will worsen, increasing the demand for sustainability.

Starwood’s SH Hotels Looks for Developers Aligned on Luxury and Sustainability

News Blog

Ashton Kutcher’s Venture Firm Leads $15 Million Investment in Climate Tech Startup

Actor (and travel tech investor) Ashton Kutcher is at it again, as his Sound Ventures venture capital firm has co-led a $15 million investment in climate tech company Chooose. It’s the latest in a long chapter of travel investing for Kutcher, revealed on Friday, with previous deals including Affirm, Airbnb, Hipmunk and Citymaps, which was…

Tourism

Travelport’s Top Product Exec on the Folly of Carbon Offsetting

Travelport's Tom Kershaw was not shy with us about sharing how he feels about what is real and what is just a pure waste of time in the travel industry's efforts to be green.

Travelport’s Top Product Exec on the Folly of Carbon Offsetting

Airlines

Full Video: Delta, Air France-KLM and McKinsey Talk Sustainability at Skift Aviation Forum 2022 

Climate change risks taking a direction in years ahead that could endanger our grandchildren. This panel talk does a good job of capturing the current state of airline thinking about whether aviation will reduce its carbon emissions.

Full Video: Delta, Air France-KLM and McKinsey Talk Sustainability at Skift Aviation Forum 2022 

Hotels

Room2 Chain Carves Out ‘Hometels’ With Quirky, Design-Led Spaces

The rise of Airbnb has revealed consumer preferences to be more flexible than previously assumed. Independent hotel company Room2 is responding in the UK by innovating in brand standards. It has signed $110 million in new net-zero hotels.

Room2 Chain Carves Out ‘Hometels’ With Quirky, Design-Led Spaces

Tourism

5 Key Takeaways for the Future of Sustainable Tourism

More industry stakeholders now recognize what practices are effective for their sustainability journeys. In the overall industry, however, gaps persist and there’s still a lot more work to do to put these strategies into practice. That was what we heard this week from industry leaders during our sustainable tourism summit.

5 Key Takeaways for the Future of Sustainable Tourism

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

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