Green Tourism News

Delta greenhouse gas emissions down 18.4 percent since 2005

Delta greenhouse gas emissions down 18.4 percent since 2005

10th Aug 2013 Press Release Airline News

Delta Air Lines has lowered its annual greenhouse gas emissions by 8.5 million metric tons, an 18.4 percent reduction since 2005. In its continued commitment to transparency, the airline has reported successful verification of its 2012 greenhouse gas emission inventories under The Climate Registry.

Turkish destination management company goes green

Turkish destination management company goes green

21st Jul 2013 Press Release Tourism News Organisations & Operators

Turkey’s leading Destination Management Company, ODS, has demonstrated a compassion for the environment and responsible actions for many years. The company has developed a number of innovative concepts, promoting awareness among suppliers, clients, and staff – integrating a “green concept” into all levels of the business. Those efforts recently earned Green Globe certification.

Event venues in Braunschweig, Germany, switch to green

Event venues in Braunschweig, Germany, switch to green

25th Jun 2013 Press Release Travel Events News

For years the Stadthalle Betriebsgesellschaft mbH Braunschweig, in Braunschweig, Germany, has demonstrated leadership and innovation in the fields of operational efficiency and social responsibility. “Sustainability is a most important topic these days, and if you want to be successful in the event sector, you have to follow the green trend and deliver a sustainable product,” commented Manfred Pesditschek, Board Executive.

Reduce your carbon footprint by exploring the greenest forms of travel

Reduce your carbon footprint by exploring the greenest forms of travel

Jetting off on holiday and being green is not a combination we would usually see as a match made in heaven. Now more than ever, we are being told why we should look for more eco-friendly ways of living, including how we travel. Recent years have seen the rise of carbon offsetting, which has given us a get-out clause for our guilt when flying across the globe.

Green innovation in tourism can trigger major benefits

Green innovation in tourism can trigger major benefits

23rd Jun 2012 Press Release Tourism News

The Rio+20 event `Green Innovation in Tourism´, co-hosted by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), and the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) with the support of the Brazilian Ministry of Tourism and the UNWTO Affiliate Member CNC-SESC-SENAC gathered 300 international tourism experts.