Articles tagged “climate change”

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What Covid-19 Can Teach the Airline Industry About Sustainability

What Covid-19 Can Teach the Airline Industry About Sustainability

Publicis Sapient + Skift

Airlines clearly have a lot on their plates at the moment, but putting a renewed focus on sustainability could serve as a rare bit of positivity for the industry.

2 months ago

Airline Rescue Must Come With Green Strings Attached: UK Campaigners

Airline Rescue Must Come With Green Strings Attached: UK Campaigners

Fiona Harvey, The Guardian

It's plain to see that airlines need help to survive the coronavirus crisis, but green groups in the UK and Europe demand that help must not come at the expense of the environment.

3 months ago

Travel’s Big Disruption Came Ahead of Schedule: It Wasn’t the One We Expected

Travel’s Big Disruption Came Ahead of Schedule: It Wasn’t the One We Expected

Rosie Spinks, Skift

For the travel industry, coronavirus has upended everything, kind of like how we expected climate change to — just much faster. Recovery, when it comes, will require taking the lessons from this thoroughly global disruption on board.

4 months ago

Ski Resorts Struggling With Climate Change Take Double Hit With Coronavirus

Ski Resorts Struggling With Climate Change Take Double Hit With Coronavirus

Leslie Barrie, Skift

Climate change is forcing ski resorts to get creative to keep high-end travelers on the slopes — and pull in a new wave of customers. Now with the coronavirus epidemic impacting the end of this season, and potentially future seasons, the industry needs to do even more problem solving.

4 months ago

Are Ski Resorts Ready for a Warmer World?

Are Ski Resorts Ready for a Warmer World?

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Climate change is more than an existential threat to the outdoor ski economy. It will take a combination of greener operations and smarter business practices to ensure its viability for decades to come.

4 months ago

Asia Tourism Wants to Finally Tackle a Dangerously Hot Situation

Asia Tourism Wants to Finally Tackle a Dangerously Hot Situation

Xinyi Liang-Pholsena, Skift

With the impacts of climate change already upon us, the tourism sector will soon be forced to take aggressive actions to curb its carbon emissions. Because inaction is increasingly not an option.

5 months ago

Asia Tourism Tackles Climate Change: It Gets Confusing

Asia Tourism Tackles Climate Change: It Gets Confusing

Xinyi Liang-Pholsena, Skift

Many tourism stakeholders in Asia are finally taking steps to tackle the climate change elephant in the room, but confusion over carbon offsetting is preventing the issue from being addressed swiftly and effectively. Meanwhile, the climate clock ticks on.

5 months ago

‘Stay It Forward’ Campaign Sees Tourists Rebuilding Beach in Florida

‘Stay It Forward’ Campaign Sees Tourists Rebuilding Beach in Florida

The Associated Press

With natural disasters becoming so regular, “Stay it Forward” campaigns that see tourists helping to rebuild destroyed towns and beaches will be the new norm.

6 months ago

A New Normal Emerges for Tourism Promotion in the Age of Climate Change

A New Normal Emerges for Tourism Promotion in the Age of Climate Change

Rosie Spinks, Skift

As extreme weather events disrupting tourism become more and more common, the way destinations respond feels less and less appropriate. A new normal is emerging — and it's going to be tough.

6 months ago

Months of Unprecedented Fires Ravage Australia’s Tourism Industry

Months of Unprecedented Fires Ravage Australia’s Tourism Industry

Rosie Spinks, Skift

The tragic state of the wildfires raging across Australia bodes well for nothing — including the country's tourism industry.

6 months ago

The Top 10 Airline Industry Developments in 2019

The Top 10 Airline Industry Developments in 2019

Jay Shabat, Skift

It was yet another tumultuous year in the airline industry with many storied names (Thomas Cook, for example) going under and the grounding of one of the world’s best-selling jets (the Boeing 737 Max). No one said aviation was an easy business.

7 months ago

Climate Change Is Only Adding to Venice’s Overtourism Problem

Climate Change Is Only Adding to Venice’s Overtourism Problem

Dan Liefgreen, Bloomberg

Venice is at the epicenter of the mass tourism debate for plenty of reasons. Residents are getting increasingly tired of the situation. Something is going to have to give.

8 months ago