Travellers now require higher levels of transparency of a company’s environmental performance. GlobalData’s 2021 Consumer Survey has found that almost 75% of global consumers think the introduction of sustainability labels on products should be mandatory.
Pembrokeshire zoo, Folly Farm, has upgraded its popular outdoor go karts to sustainable, electric models as part of its ongoing commitment to sustainability.
In line with Movenpick Hotels&Resorts’ philosophy to contribute to a positive future, the Movenpick Ibn Battuta Gate Hotel in Dubai, U.A.E., identifies and promotes environmentally-friendly strategies.
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.
Now the school holidays are in full swing, increasing numbers of young people are heading to the Greek island of Crete to indulge in the late night clubbing scene. However loveholidays.com advises that UK families should not be put off visiting the island.
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.
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.
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.
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.