Environment

Interviews

Tour operators

Why Tour Operators Are Emerging as Travel’s Most Vocal Leaders for Sustainability

The global focus on sustainability will be the catalyst for the asset light and human-focused tour operator sector going mainstream.

Accommodation

The Hotel Industry’s Big Carbon Lie

Hotels are making claims about net-zero carbon emissions — but most are focusing on only half of the issue.
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Destinations

Research

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.

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.

WTTC publishes new report on destination resilience

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) published a new report on practical guidelines and case studies to support destinations in becoming more resilient and sustainable

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,...

25 heritage sites in danger

Threatened by global challenges ranging from climate change to recovery from crisis, the World Monuments Fund has released its bi-annual watch list of important heritage sites in need of preservation.

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.

WTTC publishes new report on destination resilience

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) published a new report on practical guidelines and case studies to support destinations in becoming more resilient and sustainable

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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