Articles tagged “sustainability”

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Movie Star Ed Norton Is Launching a Luxury Eco-Camp in Kenya With Six Senses Founder

Movie actor Ed Norton is working with the founder of Six Senses on developing a new eco-resort in Kenya. "There’s going to be an announcement in the spring, about a new, global luxury brand," he revealed on stage at the World Travel and Tourism Council Global Summit, held in Saudi Arabia this week. "A good…

Airlines

Full Video: Delta, Air France-KLM and McKinsey Talk Sustainability at Skift Aviation Forum 2022 

Climate change risks taking a direction in years ahead that could endanger our grandchildren. This panel talk does a good job of capturing the current state of airline thinking about whether aviation will reduce its carbon emissions.

Full Video: Delta, Air France-KLM and McKinsey Talk Sustainability at Skift Aviation Forum 2022 

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African Airlines Take New Steps Towards Open Skies Vision

Momentum is building behind the Single African Air Transport Market, or SAATM, a flagship project designed to create a single unified air transport market in Africa, organized by the International Air Transport Association. New routes should be easier to launch without the need for reciprocal services, and 17 African countries have now agreed to test…

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G Adventures Invests in Restorative Tourism Platform Reforest

Adventure travel specialist G Adventures has made a “significant financial investment” in Reforest, a digital platform that connects travelers with local communities that are restoring their ecosystems using reforestation. Reforest, which is based in Brisbane, Australia, said it enables travelers to give back by having their own trees planted in places where community tourism relies…

Tourism

Destinations Roll Out Electric Vehicle Charging Stations as a Tourism Draw

Travel industry businesses have an opportunity to shape their destination's long-term future right before electric vehicle adoption takes off.

Destinations Roll Out Electric Vehicle Charging Stations as a Tourism Draw

Airlines

Airlines Want Their Net Zero Pledges to Fly on More Than Fumes

Aviation is becoming a target for policymakers and climate emergency activists. Leaders from Delta, Air France-KLM, and McKinsey have highlighted some heartening ways to address the carbon reduction challenge.

Airlines Want Their Net Zero Pledges to Fly on More Than Fumes

Tourism

New Orleans’ Incoming Tourism Chief Eyes International Marketing Shift

New Orleans & Company incoming president and CEO Walter Leger's embrace of new age marketing tactics and technology, as well as his political experience, signal changes are coming to the Big Easy.

New Orleans’ Incoming Tourism Chief Eyes International Marketing Shift

Business Travel

Amex GBT CEO Says Greener Air Travel Starts With Building More Sustainable Fuel Plants — Now

European politicians are planning legislation that requires airlines to use more sustainable fuel by 2030, but there's very little going around. One solution is to start building more production plants now, to create enough in time. But what Amex GBT's chief Paul Abbott wants to know is who's paying to build them?

Amex GBT CEO Says Greener Air Travel Starts With Building More Sustainable Fuel Plants — Now

Business Travel

Prince Harry’s Travalyst Focuses on Corp Travel Carbon Emissions With Travelport, Amadeus

Adding Amadeus and Travelport certainly expands Travalyst's reach, but the partnerships will only be worthwhile if their corporate travel agency customers adopt Travalyst's method of calculating carbon emissions.

Prince Harry’s Travalyst Focuses on Corp Travel Carbon Emissions With Travelport, Amadeus

Hotels

Hotel Green Efforts Are Hitting Right Message for Social Media Users

Can you go wrong with imagery of animals or nature and heartwarming messages? Not if you're a hotel sharing your sustainability efforts via social media. That's what The Datai Langkawi, Fairmont, and Banyan Tree have found.

Hotel Green Efforts Are Hitting Right Message for Social Media Users