Articles tagged “sustainability”

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Tourism

The Evolution of Sustainable Travel

In this episode of Skift Travel Spotlight podcast, Skift speaks with the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance at ITB Berlin about the power of innovation and education to build a more sustainable future.

The Evolution of Sustainable Travel

Airlines

Alaska Airlines Wants Flyers to Buy Sustainable Fuel Credits — Will It Work?

Alaska Airlines is letting customers purchase sustainable aviation fuel credits to offset the carbon footprint of their flights. These will go toward Alaska’s investments in developing and scaling SAFs.

Alaska Airlines Wants Flyers to Buy Sustainable Fuel Credits — Will It Work?

Tour Operators

Dubai’s Extreme Weather: Travel Firms Face Higher Costs

Dubai's floods seemed freakish. But the climate emergency could make weather more volatile in other places, too. Expect rising costs for insurance, disaster preparedness, and recovery.

Dubai’s Extreme Weather: Travel Firms Face Higher Costs

Startups

Travel Startup Funding Slows Down After $689 Million Spree

Travel startups raised $689 million over two weeks in mid-April, and then they raised only $29 million in the two weeks following that.

Travel Startup Funding Slows Down After $689 Million Spree

Tourism

Ask Skift: How Is Climate Change Impacting Travel?

Climate change is one of the most pressing issues in travel, and here's a brief look at how it's impacting the industry.

Ask Skift: How Is Climate Change Impacting Travel?

Cruises

Norwegian Cruise CFO Dismisses Talk of a Slowdown: ‘We Are Not Seeing’ It

Norwegian Cruise Lines is minimizing the business damage from the cancellation of its Red Sea sailings through 2025.

Norwegian Cruise CFO Dismisses Talk of a Slowdown: ‘We Are Not Seeing’ It

Tourism

Amadeus’s Travel4Impact Goes Global as Greenwashing Cases Make Headlines

A program newly open to Americans as well as Europeans promises to educate travel company leaders on sustainable practices.

Amadeus’s Travel4Impact Goes Global as Greenwashing Cases Make Headlines

Business Travel

Vacation Rentals on Business Trips? Who Gets the Best Airline Seat?

Business travel still has a long way to go in terms of sustainability and accommodating employee needs. Mastercard’s latest survey shows how no company is the same.

Vacation Rentals on Business Trips? Who Gets the Best Airline Seat?

Tour Operators

Climate Change Comes for the Great Barrier Reef

Today's podcast looks at the dying Great Barrier Reef, a new exec at Airbus, and better pay at Delta.

Climate Change Comes for the Great Barrier Reef

Online Travel

Travelers Say They Want Sustainable Options – But It’s Not the Top Priority

The survey encapsulates a seeming dilemma for the travel industry. What proportion of their resources should they pour into promoting sustainable travel choices when a wide swath of travelers aren’t focused on the issue.

Travelers Say They Want Sustainable Options – But It’s Not the Top Priority