Sustainability certifications are high on TUI’s Agenda
Labels and certifications are common in many different sectors and contexts – from the Fair Trade, one of the most recognised sustainability labels globally, to the EU organic seal for food. The travel industry also has numerous certification schemes. For TUI, these are a key driver for more sustainable tourism.
All Legoland Resorts in North America to Become Certified Autism Centers
Legoland California, Legoland Florida, and Legoland New York Resorts announced that all parks will become Certified Autism Centers (CAC) by spring 2023
Intrepid Travel Removes Wildlife Experiences Not Aligned With Its Animal Welfare Policy
Intrepid Travel has reviewed its 140-plus range of wildlife experiences and removed tours that failed to meet its standards of ethical engagement.
Expedia, TUI-Backed Fund Created to Support Sustainable Tourism
If the fund shows both impact and returns are possible, maybe the financial markets will take sustainable tourism more seriously as a business opportunity — a critical factor for industry-wide change
Spotlight: Rural Tourism and Leisure
Sustainability and acting in an environmentally responsible way continue to be growing trends among both consumers and the tourism industry as a whole
We are seeing the slow death of the fearless DIY traveller
With major tour operators now plugging package holidays to Paris, whatever happened to just booking a flight and following your nose?
DER Touristik Foundation invites applications for project funding
New projects to support sustainable tourism around the world are invited to apply for funding via the DER Touristik Foundation, as part of a new drive to raise awareness of the Foundation and its goals.
UNEP launches Green Fins Hub – new worldwide digital platform to encourage sustainable marine tourism
Green Fins Hub will help diving and snorkelling operators worldwide to make simple, cost-efficient changes to their daily practices by utilising tried and tested solutions.
Seeing stars: the astronomical rise of Australian dark-sky tourism
Australia has a relative abundance of astro-tourism destinations, and a growing movement to help protect their darkness.
Intrepid and Byway partner to offer flight-free travel
Intrepid Travel has partnered with slow-travel specialist Byway to offer customers flight-free holiday options in Europe.