Articles tagged “green”

Hotels

The Hotel Companies Most Friendly to the Environment: New Skift Research

Carbon reduction is gaining importance for stakeholders, and reporting is getting better amongst the largest hotel companies. Skift Research compares the emissions of six global chains to determine which is best positioned to become carbon neutral over the coming decades, and which are falling behind.

The Hotel Companies Most Friendly to the Environment: New Skift Research

Airlines

Environmental Groups Sue the EPA for Not Enforcing Limits on Aircraft Pollution

This is a first step in combatting the negative environmental impact of airline greenhouse gas emissions. Ultimately, a global standard for emissions needs to be put in place and, hopefully, the new IATA CEO will be able to help get one established.

Environmental Groups Sue the EPA for Not Enforcing Limits on Aircraft Pollution

Hotels

Landmark New York City Hotels Pledge to Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions

As far as we've seen, the vast majority of hotel guests are ambivalent at best about their environmental impact. For hotels, a move like this needs to be because they think it's the right thing to do.

Landmark New York City Hotels Pledge to Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Hotels

The Travel Industry Would Rather Not Talk About Sustainability

It's a shame that the travel industry hasn't taken a leadership role in limiting global pollution. The least companies can do is accurately report their pollution, and barely any even do that.

The Travel Industry Would Rather Not Talk About Sustainability

Tourism

The New Electric Tourist Buses in Alaska That Won’t Help Melt Its Glaciers

It may be more expensive, but more environmentally friendly services help ensure that the sites people are coming to see will still be there for generations to come.

The New Electric Tourist Buses in Alaska That Won’t Help Melt Its Glaciers

Airlines

Video: Inside the Galapagos Islands’ Solar- and Wind-Powered Sustainable Airport

This project is perfectly matched to its destination, and has lessons for other airports as well.

Video: Inside the Galapagos Islands’ Solar- and Wind-Powered Sustainable Airport

Tourism

Australia Barely Keeps Great Barrier Reef Off Most Endangered Sites List

It's a testament to the ignorance of the leadership of many countries that massive blunders like this happen all the time.

Australia Barely Keeps Great Barrier Reef Off Most Endangered Sites List

Tourism

Paris Officials Ban Car Traffic to Combat Air Pollution

Paris officials only need to look at Beijing to see the damaging effect that pollution can have on a city's international image.

Paris Officials Ban Car Traffic to Combat Air Pollution

Hotels

Laurance Rockefeller’s Big Island Eco-Resort Pioneer Turns 50

It's rare to see a one-of-a-kind properties built these days. Especially ones on this scale.

Laurance Rockefeller’s Big Island Eco-Resort Pioneer Turns 50

Airlines

The U.S.’s Largest Airport Solar Farm Is Now Online

Nothing but a really smart use of lots of open space that other airports can easily replicate.

The U.S.’s Largest Airport Solar Farm Is Now Online