The nature of travel is not inherently sustainable as it currently stands, but there are numerous livelihoods and economies that are heavily dependent on tourism, and this cannot be ignored.
The most practical near-term solution to reducing emissions is SAF. Energy transitions are successful when production incentives drive down the price of alternative fuels while driving supplies up.
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Addressing plastic pollution is essential to sustainably restart tourism, preserve destinations and contribute to climate action.
The UNWTO Best Tourism Villages Initiative launched during the occasion of the opening of UNWTO’s Regional Office in the Middle East (Riyadh, Saudi Arabia), underscores the role of tourism in rural development. The initiative includes three pillars: 1. The ‘Best…
Since the launch of the collaboration, CHTA and TNC have worked together to design a vision for a regionwide sustainable tourism initiative to promote future investment in the protection and restoration of natural resources.
The 16 States are Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Cook Islands, Gambia, Grenada, Kiribati, Nauru, Oman, Saint Kitts and Nevis, South Sudan, Suriname, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu.
Ecotourism Australia is excited to announce our newest member, Kookaburra Tagalong Tours, who have just achieved certification at the Nature Tourism level. With a passion for 4WD and camping, Kookaburra Tagalong Tours are eager to take travellers off the beaten…
Company commits to offset three million metric tons of Greenhouse Gas Emissions Over Three Years to Bridge Gaps in Decarbonization Efforts.
Demand for nature-based, sustainable travel experiences is growing, especially since COVID: This was a key message to come out of conversations with buyers at this year’s Australian Tourism Exchange, held as a hybrid event in Sydney and online between 6-17…
UNWTO is inviting public and private stakeholders from around the world to take part in a Global Survey of Climate Action in Tourism and help identify front running initiatives and opportunities to accelerate climate action in tourism. Launched on World…
Sustainable tourism critical in restoring the Galapagos, following Leonardo DiCaprio’s $43 m. pledge
Galapagos penguins and flightless cormorants have both recorded a 34% and 16% increase in population size in the past year respectively due to a lack of tourist disturbance.
UNEP COVID-19 European Tourism Recovery Survey The survey aims to gather information about the impacts of COVID-19 on the tourism sector in the pan-European Region and indentify potential pathways towards more sustainable and resilient tourism…
So before you pack up your passport, weatherproof jacket and hiking boots and head off on your next adventure, take a look at these tips on incorporating sustainability into your next trip.
Overall emissions were reduced by 48% YoY; 100% of emissions offset in 2020.
WTTC and UNEP release new report on single-use plastic products to advance sustainability in Travel & Tourism
Water bottles, disposable toiletries, plastic bags, bin liners, food packaging and cups are among the biggest plastic polluters. Rethinking single-use plastic products requires collaboration from all stakeholders.
ICCA members worldwide can ensure they meet the increasing demands for sustainable events and develop innovative strategies that will help our industry drive the global sustainability movement.
The global tour operator has partnered with the MEET Network, an association of Mediterranean parks founded by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN-Med), which works with protected areas in the Mediterranean.
FCM puts sustainability at core of customer offering with new global net zero carbon offsetting programme
FCM can calculate, record and report monthly or quarterly CO2 emissions globally per item for each client, who can then choose from specific climate action projects against which to offset their total carbon footprint.
New partnerships signed to mark World Environment Day, June 5.