Articles tagged “pollution”

Cruises

Federal Judge Warns Carnival on Ocean Pollution: Promise Less, Act More

Carnival Corp. may now make a point of trumpeting its sustainability efforts, but it's worth remembering that it's on environmental probation for a reason.

Federal Judge Warns Carnival on Ocean Pollution: Promise Less, Act More

Tourism

Asia’s Persistent Pollution Problems Weigh on Tourism Opportunities

If China can make good progress to reduce pollution levels, why can't other Asian countries do it? Makes us sick — pun intended — just thinking about it.

Asia’s Persistent Pollution Problems Weigh on Tourism Opportunities

Airlines

Airlines Pollution Levels Are Going Through the Stratosphere

It's the travel industry's dirty secret. Hundreds of millions of new passengers are coming, and there’s no solution to pollution or carbon emissions in sight.

Airlines Pollution Levels Are Going Through the Stratosphere

Tourism

Bangkok’s Prolonged Haze Could Cost Millions in Tourist Dollars

Bangkok needs more than rainmakers to be treated seriously as the world’s top city destination, and to be a strong contender for medical tourists. Here’s what's choking the city and why it’s unhealthy for tourism.

Bangkok’s Prolonged Haze Could Cost Millions in Tourist Dollars

Cruises

Hybrid Solutions for Cruise Ships Are Gaining Steam

It's good news in the fight against climate disruption. Cruise ships, which devour fossil fuels, may someday shift some of their power needs to rechargeable battery power, trimming carbon emissions along the way.

Hybrid Solutions for Cruise Ships Are Gaining Steam

Tourism

Air Pollution Could Be Keeping Visitors Away From Some U.S. National Parks

U.S. national parks are supposed to showcase America's natural wonders, so it's no surprise that visitors would stay away on days when the air might be full of pollution. Given the current administration's eagerness to roll back environmental regulations, we don't see this problem being fixed anytime soon.

Air Pollution Could Be Keeping Visitors Away From Some U.S. National Parks

Rental Cars

China Pushes Drivers Toward Electric Vehicles out of Necessity

Consumer behavior is slow to evolve with pricey goods, but China is successfully forcing some change. Over time, with enough familiarity and charging stations, many may love their electric vehicles and start taking them on longer leisure trips.

China Pushes Drivers Toward Electric Vehicles out of Necessity

Tourism

Rising Air Pollution Threatens Thailand’s Soaring Visitation

Some tourists these days may care less about the health risk posed by intense air pollution than a trip's Instagram photo worthiness that might get ruined by smog.

Rising Air Pollution Threatens Thailand’s Soaring Visitation

Airlines

United Airlines Suspends Flights to New Delhi Because of Toxic Smog

The air quality in New Delhi isn't acceptable for United employees, passengers or Indians. United doesn't want any part of this and smartly suspended its flights until the smog lifts.

United Airlines Suspends Flights to New Delhi Because of Toxic Smog

Tourism

Paris Intends to Ban Gas-Powered Cars by 2030

Perhaps by 2030, a ban of gas-powered cars wouldn't be as controversial an issue as it appears today. After all, by then, all vehicles will be battery-powered and driverless, right?

Paris Intends to Ban Gas-Powered Cars by 2030