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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.

Airlines

U.S. Airlines Brace for Massive Thanksgiving

Today's podcast discusses Thanksgiving travel in the U.S., climate change and tourism marketing, and Vietnam's welcome to Indian tourists.

U.S. Airlines Brace for Massive Thanksgiving

News Blog

Climate Change Not a Top Focus for U.S. Tourism Marketers: Report

Only 8% of U.S. tourism boards strongly prioritize addressing climate change and reducing greenhouse gas emissions to zero. In contrast, 62% of European tourism boards and 29% of Canadian tourism boards have made it a top priority. That’s according to Sojern’s “State of Destination Marketing 2024.” The report is based on a survey of over…

Airline Weekly

American Airlines, JetBlue Call for More Sustainable Aviation Fuel Support

A lot more financial support is needed from just about everybody to decarbonize aviation.

American Airlines, JetBlue Call for More Sustainable Aviation Fuel Support

Airlines

Airbus Is Filling an 8,000 Airplane Backlog Amid Strong Demand

The tallest order Airbus has ever faced is making planes more sustainable. But a top Airbus exec is optimistic.

Airbus Is Filling an 8,000 Airplane Backlog Amid Strong Demand

Hotels

Accor CEO: Hotel Development Struggles With Sustainability ‘Paradox’

Accor CEO Sebastien Bazin said opening fewer hotels would lessen the industry's environmental impact, but that hotels also do a lot of good for society.

Accor CEO: Hotel Development Struggles With Sustainability ‘Paradox’

Tourism

Intrepid and VisitBritain CEOs Talk Future of Tourism—Full Video

If the tourism industry doesn't want a replay of 2019 overtourism, they need to adjust their strategies and tactics.

Intrepid and VisitBritain CEOs Talk Future of Tourism—Full Video

Skift Meetings

West Maui Reopens: Is it Too Soon?

Hawaii Governor Josh Green reopened fire-stricken West Maui this weekend although some locals say the grieving community is not ready.

West Maui Reopens: Is it Too Soon?

Cruises

Carnival Cruise: No Signs of Consumer Spending Slowdown

Carnival Cruise executives don't see the macroeconomic slowdown everybody is talking about.

Carnival Cruise: No Signs of Consumer Spending Slowdown

Tourism

How Demographics, Loneliness, Work and Climate Will Define the Future of Travel

We are ready to decipher and define the next decade of travel. Are you onboard?

How Demographics, Loneliness, Work and Climate Will Define the Future of Travel

News Blog

Europe’s Upcoming Ban on ‘Climate Neutral’ Marketing to Affect Travel Brand Greenwashing

The European Union is on track to ban marketing claims such as "climate neutral" by 2026 that scientifically based certification can't validate. Claims such as "carbon neutral," "environmentally friendly," and "eco" will require companies to verify their products' merits through third-party certification schemes.  Travel companies are among the industries that may be affected by the…