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.

Event Industry Sustainability Gap – Good Intentions Versus Action

For the event industry to make good on its commitment to sustainability, there’s a lot more work to be done. What’s holding things up, and what should the next steps be?

Event Industry Sustainability Gap – Good Intentions Versus Action

Business Travel

Daily Podcast: Climate Change and Business Travel

Good morning from Skift. It's Monday, May 16, in New York City. Here's what you need to know about the business of travel today.

Daily Podcast: Climate Change and Business Travel
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Online Travel

The Great Merging and Other Top Stories This Week

In Skift's top stories this week, Skift founder and CEO Rafat Ali writes about the blending of work, travel, and personal lives, Ghana's decision to use celebrities to promote tourism emerges as problematic, and the labor shortage in hospitality enhances the need for robots in hotels.

The Great Merging and Other Top Stories This Week

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

Hotels

European and Asian Investors Demand Greener Hotels

There's no hiding from higher environmental standards for hotels.

European and Asian Investors Demand Greener Hotels

Tourism

Prince Harry Pokes Fun at Himself in TV Skit Promoting Sustainable Tourism

Humor can go a long way in driving home an important point, and Prince Harry wasn't above poking fun at himself to emphasize the importance of sustainability.

Prince Harry Pokes Fun at Himself in TV Skit Promoting Sustainable Tourism

Tourism

Kenya Tourism Weighs Cost of Introducing Electric Vehicles to Wildlife Parks

Kenya is a case study for global tourism, striving to meet climate change goals but struggling with the expense to do that, especially coming off two incredibly tough years without business.

Kenya Tourism Weighs Cost of Introducing Electric Vehicles to Wildlife Parks

Travel Booking

Travelers Plan to Spend Big on International Travel This Summer: New Report

Pent-up demand for international travel seems unstoppable as tourists refuse to slow down regardless of the travel industry's ongoing anxiety concerning rising prices.

Travelers Plan to Spend Big on International Travel This Summer: New Report

Skift Meetings

New Tech to Help Events Reach Net Zero

It is no easy feat for an event to become net zero, but event professionals can now track their progress in reducing global greenhouse gas emissions using industry-dedicated tools.

New Tech to Help Events Reach Net Zero

Tourism

Giraffes in Peril Show Fragile Business of Africa Wildlife Tourism

The quiet, mesmerizing beauty of giraffes makes them marketing gold for Africa's wildlife tourism industry. But the world's tallest mammals are under threat from multiple forces, poachers, diseases, even climate change. Economics aside, conservationists are in a mad dash to hasten their decline.

Giraffes in Peril Show Fragile Business of Africa Wildlife Tourism