Category: Food & Beverages
Tourists to Hawaiʻi from the continental U.S. are willing to pay more for locally-sourced foods while on vacation.
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?
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.
A recent survey in the US has found that 38% of former hospitality workers are not even considering a hospitality job for their next position, after being made unemployed or having to change industries due to the COVID pandemic. These workers are transitioning out of the industry in search of a different work settings, higher pay, better benefits and more schedule flexibility.
A new ‘Plastic Free Balearics’ initiative aimed at the tourism sector has been developed by IbizaPreservation and Save the Med. The programme helps tourism establishments to find alternatives to single-use plastics, ahead of the new Balearic Waste Law banning single-use plastics, which is due to come into force this spring.
Naturasì aims to give people healthy and good quality seasonal food while also promoting local agriculture. Their latest project involves creating a network of restaurants and hotels for people wanting to choose a more sustainable way to travel. Here Greta talks to project manager of "Eat and Sleep with Naturasì", Diego Mori.