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US sustainable travel survey

The Vacationer conducted a survey before Earth Day 2022 to find out how Americans feel about sustainable travel, how many are willing to spend more money to travel sustainably,...

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US sustainable travel survey

The Vacationer conducted a survey before Earth Day 2022 to find out how Americans feel about sustainable travel, how many are willing to spend more money to travel sustainably,...

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New UNEP manual launched to support businesses improve resource efficiency

Manual to Measuring and Monitoring Resource Efficiency and Greenhouse Gas Emissions in the Hotel and Conference Sector is aiming to support tourism businesses to measure and improve the performance of their business in resource efficiency and GHG emissions. 
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Destinations funding sustainability through tourist taxes

Grappling with the impacts of overtourism pre-pandemic, some destinations are introducing tourist taxes to redistribute profits back into communities and offset costs for the maintenance of public facilities.

ABTA launches new sustainability advice to members

ABTA has launched new guidance to help travel agents incorporate sustainability into their business practices. The guidance was developed in response to feedback from members.

New UNEP manual launched to support businesses improve resource efficiency

Manual to Measuring and Monitoring Resource Efficiency and Greenhouse Gas Emissions in the Hotel and Conference Sector is aiming to support tourism businesses to measure and improve the performance of their business in resource efficiency and GHG emissions. 

What is ‘greenwashing’ and how can we avoid it while travelling?

It’s a wonderful thing that so many people are finally talking about travel being a force for good. The challenge now, though, is how do we really know who’s walking the talk?

How a County Clare community inspired sustainable tourism around the world

Made up of 62 tourism enterprises, from cheesemongers to carbon-neutral hotels, the Burren Ecotourism Network works to conserve the area through training, initiatives and a code of sustainable practices. The Network has now been awarded the ‘Green Light’ award for sustainability from Independent.ie.

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Frozen adventure: the project promoting sustainable Arctic tourism

In recent years Europe's icy Arctic wilderness has become an increasingly popular holiday destination. But is it really possible to manage growing numbers of...

How holidays can help the people of Ukraine

The travel industry has moved quickly to support refugees from Ukraine and British holidaymakers can play a major role.

ABTA launches new sustainability advice to members

ABTA has launched new guidance to help travel agents incorporate sustainability into their business practices. The guidance was developed in response to feedback from members.

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