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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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How Affluent Travelers View Sustainable Tourism

A new Virtuoso survey highlights what affluent travelers think when it comes to sustainable tourism. Results illustrate that travelers remain conscious about how their travels are impacting the world and the lives of the people in the places that they visit.

Publication

Travel & Tourism Development Index 2021

The 2021 edition of the index highlights the vital need to invest in T&T, the impact of COVID-19 and how sector stakeholders can draw on T&T development strategies to build back better.
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Accommodation

GreenGo raises €1.2m to lead way in sustainable tourism

Eco-friendly booking platform GreenGo, which describes itself as “the eco-responsible Airbnb or Booking.com”, has raised €1.2 million in its first round of funding to lead the way in sustainable tourism in France.

Taming the wild: is the rise in ‘eco-accommodation’ a threat to Australia’s national parks?

Commercial accommodation in parks promotes advocacy for the land, say tour companies, but critics argue it puts wilderness at risk

Skål International presents the Sustainable Tourism Awards 2022

The Skål International Sustainable Tourism Awards are open annually to all public and private sector companies, educational institutions, NGOs and tourism-related government agencies worldwide.

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.

Tour operators

Skål International presents the Sustainable Tourism Awards 2022

The Skål International Sustainable Tourism Awards are open annually to all public and private sector companies, educational institutions, NGOs and tourism-related government agencies worldwide.

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.

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