Sustainability concepts often focus on ecological sustainability, with one of the important aspects being the need to reduce greenhouse gases. “But for every concept there is one thing in particular that we need: data obtained from readings“, explained Dirk Gläser, UNWTO sustainability expert, speaking at ITB Berlin 2023.
Together, the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and Sustainable Hospitality Alliance unveiled their joint Hotel Sustainability Basics label at ITB Berlin 2023. The aim is that by fulfilling 12 criteria in three categories, every hotel owner can actively set course for a sustainable future, regardless of size, location or corporate structure.
The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has today launched the Hotel Sustainability Basics (Basics) verification scheme. Announced at ITB Berlin, Basics will ena-ble tourist accommodation providers from around the world, regardless of their size, to begin their sustainability journey.
CROSSROADS Maldives, the Indian Ocean’s first and only multi-island, integrated leisure destination featuring three award-winning resorts – Hard Rock Hotel Maldives and SAii Lagoon Maldives, Curio Collection by Hilton, and SO/ Maldives, which is opening in late 2023 – and The Marina @CROSSROADS, a luxury yacht marina, lifestyle area, and culinary experiences, has been awarded the internationally renowned Green GlobeTM Certification (GGC) following a recent sustainability audit, reinforcing its commitment to sustainability
KLM has purchased additional seats on four Thalys trains for transfer passengers travelling between Amsterdam and Brussels this summer. The extra seats form part of KLM’s efforts to scale down its four daily flights still operated between Amsterdam and Brussels. The extended air/rail product will be available from 26 March.
Evergreen Lodge, a classic mountain resort located on the Western border of Yosemite National Park, is reopening for the 2023 season on February 17, 2023, for an epic year of iconic waterfalls. Visitors can explore the beauty of Yosemite while enjoying the rustic yet refined ambiance of one of the area’s premier eco-friendly lodges.
The landmark 10th edition is hosted in collaboration with Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority The three-day Summit will be held from March 14 – 16 at Al Hamra International Exhibition & Conference Centre
KLM has appointed Zita Schellekens as Senior Vice President (SVP) for Sustainability & Strategy, effective 1 March 2023.