Environment

Cruise industry’s biofuel adoption is limited by range

Large cruise companies began running trials with biofuels two years ago, but their executives say they are far from being able to use it to power their ships regularly.

Interviews

Tours & activities

New ban halts boat tours through sacred Australian natural wonder

The Horizontal Falls are one of Australia’s strangest natural attractions, a unique blend of coastal geography and powerful tidal forces that visitors pay big money to see up close. But all that is about to change.

Accommodation

Atrium Hospitality introduces WomenRISE Program

Coinciding with Women’s History Month this month, Atrium Hospitality announced the launch of WomenRISE, the company’s new Hotel General Manager Development Program targeted to female leaders.
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Destinations

Research

Insights Report: Sustainable Travel in the U.S. 2024

The “U.S. Sustainable Travel Market – Focused Insights 2024-2029” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

Sustainability: do actions match words?

Universally, hotels are adopting sustainability practices. It was claimed that the execution of sustainability can lead to increased guest satisfaction, improved company image and even financial gain.

Transitioning to reusable packaging could eliminate 1 trillion single-use bottles and cups

A new report highlights the urgent need for reusable beverage packaging as a solution to the global plastic crisis. The report, produced by ocean advocacy group Oceana, shows that just a 10-percentage point increase in reusable beverage packaging by 2030 could eliminate over 1 trillion single-use plastic bottles and cups.

Hotels embrace growing diversity in their board composition

The percentage of hotel industry board seats held by Black members and women members, respectively, is going up.

Hotels appoint more women and Black directors to their boards

Hotel boards are becoming decidedly more diverse, with growing numbers of seats now held by women and Black members, a 2022 study conducted by the American Hotel & Lodging (AHLA) Foundation found.

Publication

New Sustainable Event Management: A Free Guide to Better Green Meetings

Sustainable events can be satisfying and interesting because they make it worth attending in person because the planner has taken steps to connect participants to a destination in a meaningful way, perhaps through the authentic cuisine, local entertainment or a community service project.

What does the future hold for short-term rentals in European Cities?

A comprehensive review of how short term rentals have evolved in Europe over the past seven years was carried out by Toposophy for HORTEC.

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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Innovation