Articles tagged “environment”

Airlines

Is This the End for Airline Greenwashing? Meet the CEO Who Thinks He Has the Answer

In recent months, several big-name airlines have been accused of greenwashing. Could independent, AI-driven data put an end to the confusion for consumers and corporate travel departments?

Is This the End for Airline Greenwashing? Meet the CEO Who Thinks He Has the Answer

Airlines

How Will the New U.K. Government Change the Airline Industry?

After a snap U.K. election, the results are in. A landslide for the Labour party means aviation pledges should soon turn into practice. The industry will be watching.

How Will the New U.K. Government Change the Airline Industry?

Tourism

Shorter Distance, Longer Stays: Climate Researchers Call for New Approach to Destination Marketing

As climate policies raise the cost of air travel, particularly in Europe, some destination marketers may find it's riskier to bet on tourism growth from long-haul markets.

Shorter Distance, Longer Stays: Climate Researchers Call for New Approach to Destination Marketing

Airlines

Lufthansa Says it Can’t Afford New Eco Laws. It’s Adding Up to €72 to Airfares

Most short-haul passengers will pay just a few extra euro, but the priciest tickets will see an added fee of up to €72

Lufthansa Says it Can’t Afford New Eco Laws. It’s Adding Up to €72 to Airfares

Overtourism

Latest Move to Fight Overtourism in India – India Report

The court’s order follows the Tamil Nadu government report that said 20,000 vehicles enter these hill stations every day. This posed concerns for the elephants in the region as well as the drought prevailing in the Nilgiris.

Latest Move to Fight Overtourism in India – India Report

Hotels

Marriott Earns Nod for Hotel Climate Plan, Joining Hilton, Accor, and IHG

The world's largest hotel group has had its carbon reduction plans approved by the world’s main verifier of corporate climate targets. Marriott follows Accor, Hilton, and IHG in having SBTi verify its plans.

Marriott Earns Nod for Hotel Climate Plan, Joining Hilton, Accor, and IHG

Tourism

Thousands of Canary Islands Residents Protest ‘Overtourism’

Thousands of fed-up residents took to the streets of Tenerife. Activists want a new tourism model that puts locals first. But businesses seek sustained growth from a tourism sector that drives about a third of the local economy.

Thousands of Canary Islands Residents Protest ‘Overtourism’

Airlines

Schiphol Airport Ups Flights After Scrapping Noise Reduction Plan

The increase in flight capacity at Schiphol for the summer comes as the Dutch government ended its controversial plans to reduce flights to tackle noise pollution.

Schiphol Airport Ups Flights After Scrapping Noise Reduction Plan

News Blog

IDEAS: Anantara Hotels and Resorts Rolls Out ‘Dollar for Deeds’ Program Globally

Anantara Hotels and Resorts has rolled out its ‘Dollar for Deeds’ program at its properties globally, having originally launched the initiative at select hotels in Thailand almost ten years ago. The 'Dollar for Deeds' program provides travellers with the opportunity to give back to the local community of a property by pledging a donation to…

Hotels

Marriott on Track For Emissions Goal – but Trending in Wrong Direction

Marriott’s environmental data shows that the company is working hard to reduce its carbon footprint, but more needs to be done to hit 2030 targets.

Marriott on Track For Emissions Goal – but Trending in Wrong Direction