Eco Travel News
Global Hotel Alliance launches GREEN COLLECTION featuring 14 Kempinski Hotels
The new Green Collection features nearly 200 hotels from GHA DISCOVERY’s global portfolio including 14 Kempinski Hotels
Heathrow’s Sustainable Aviation Fuel Incentive Scheme Triples Use in 2023
Greener, cleaner jet fuel has become a hot commodity at Heathrow as the airport embarks on the second year of its Sustainable Aviation Fuel incentive scheme.
Lufthansa Group Launches World’s First “Green Fares” for Sustainable Flying
The Lufthansa Group is further expanding its portfolio of sustainable travel offers and will be the world’s first airline group to offer a new product for more climate-friendly flying from February 15, 2023: The Green Fares.
SWISS expands its ‘Green Fares’ Europewide
Following successful trials in Scandinavia, SWISS is expanding its ‘Green Fares’ programme throughout Europe together with the Lufthansa Group. With SWISS’s Green Fares, the offsetting of the carbon dioxide emissions generated by the customer’s air travel is included in the price. The new Green Fare option complements SWISS’s existing range of products in the sustainability field.
Ellaidhoo Maldives by Cinnamon leads the way in sustainable hospitality
Sustainability has become the heart and soul of the hospitality industry and travel trade, especially with travellers being more concerned of the environment, climate change and well-being of local communities.
Wizz Air Reports Record Low Carbon Emissions for 2022 with 15.4% Reduction Compared to Previous Year
Wizz Air, Europe’s fastest growing and most environmentally sustainable airline globally*, reports that its average carbon emissions for 2022 amounted to 55.2 grams per passenger/km, 15.4% lower than in 2021.
FITUR 2023 focuses on the future of sustainable tourism
FITUR will measure its carbon footprint for the first time and incentivise sustainable participation with the Sustainable Stand Awards organised in collaboration with the Responsible Tourism Institute (ITR).
Learn from nature and save CO2
Lufthansa Group is the first airline group worldwide to equip aircraft with aerodynamic sharkskin film
IATA and Travalyst team up to help consumers calculate their carbon footprint
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and Travalyst, have joined forces with the aim of providing consumers with a consistent, accurate and widely available calculation of their carbon footprint from air travel.
JetBlue and Fidelis New Energy Sign Agreement for 92 Million Gallons of Sustainable Aviation Fuel
JetBlue and Fidelis New Energy, have announced a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to provide JetBlue at least 92 million gallons of blended sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) from Fidelis’ Grön Fuels GigaSystem™ at the Port of Greater Baton Rouge in Louisiana.
Five sustainable trends to look out for in the Middle East’s travel sector
Sustainable progress within the Middle East’s travel, tourism and hospitality space is advancing rapidly, as the industry looks ahead to ATM 2023
Air Canada Invests in Canadian Technology
Air Canada today announced an equity investment/loan of $6.75 million into Canadian climate solutions company Carbon Engineering (CE). The investment supports the advancement of CE’s Direct Air Capture (DAC) technology that pulls carbon dioxide (CO2) directly out of the air at large, industrial scale.