Climate Change and Travel

Complete coverage of how global climate change is affecting the travel industry and how travel brands are helping or hurting humans’ opportunities to fix it.

Hotels

Six Rosewood Hotels Aim to Blend Luxury Travel With Positive Social Impact

Can you combine indulgence with making a meaningful difference? Rosewood believes it will at a half-dozen of its ultra-luxury hotels.

Six Rosewood Hotels Aim to Blend Luxury Travel With Positive Social Impact

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

Tour Operators

Contiki’s Gen Z Playbook for Tours: Small Groups and Fresh Destinations

Contiki's CEO, Adam Armstrong, is working to boost the company's technological offerings as the company spreads further into Africa, Latin America, and Asia.

Contiki’s Gen Z Playbook for Tours: Small Groups and Fresh Destinations

Tourism

Finland’s Cities Lure Tourists With Promise of Sustainability

Tampere is only the latest Finnish city to market itself as eco-friendly, and there's definitely something to it. But a report published by the City of Helsinki found the Finnish tourism sector's emissions are 80% higher than the EU average.

Finland’s Cities Lure Tourists With Promise of Sustainability

Tourism

Indian Travelers Looking at Airlines, Hotels to Boost Sustainability – India Report

Indians are being more mindful of the impact of their journeys on the environment – and it is changing the way they live their everyday lives, according to a report from Booking.com. We look at some of the steps the government and industry are taking in response.

Indian Travelers Looking at Airlines, Hotels to Boost Sustainability – India Report

Tourism

Regenerative Tourism: What Is It? What Are the Challenges?

Skift's research shows that there are real developments taking place and that it is still early enough for savvy destinations and businesses to make their mark with innovative approaches to green travel under the regenerative banner.

Regenerative Tourism: What Is It? What Are the Challenges?

Tour Operators

Scandinavia’s Tour Bookings Surge Amid Rising Global Temperatures

Online travel agencies report spikes in bookings for activities in Norway, Denmark, and Sweden. Some places see a near doubling over last year. Are travelers seeking cooler climes as extreme heat increasingly plagues southern Europe?

Scandinavia’s Tour Bookings Surge Amid Rising Global Temperatures

Tour Operators

TUI Integrates Conservation Efforts Into Tours and Experiences

A new program is incorporating tours and experiences from TUI Musement into the Foundation's charity efforts.

TUI Integrates Conservation Efforts Into Tours and Experiences

Tour Operators

Dubai’s Extreme Weather: Travel Firms Face Higher Costs

Dubai's floods seemed freakish. But the climate emergency could make weather more volatile in other places, too. Expect rising costs for insurance, disaster preparedness, and recovery.

Dubai’s Extreme Weather: Travel Firms Face Higher Costs

Tourism

Ask Skift: How Is Climate Change Impacting Travel?

Climate change is one of the most pressing issues in travel, and here's a brief look at how it's impacting the industry.

Ask Skift: How Is Climate Change Impacting Travel?