Category: Responsible Tourism News

CTOs of world’s leading aerospace manufacturers committed to reducing CO2 emissions

CTOs of world’s leading aerospace manufacturers committed to reducing CO2 emissions

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 18, 2019 23:35 0

The aviation industry has committed to ambitious targets to reduce CO2 emissions. The Chief Technology Officers of seven of the world’s leading aerospace manufacturers released ... Read More

UNWTO: Tourism is a global force for growth and development

UNWTO: Tourism is a global force for growth and development

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 18, 2019 17:15 0

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has met in Baku, Azerbaijan, for the 110th Session of its Executive Council (16-18 June). At the meeting, Member States ... Read More

Last chance for tourists to see icebergs in Newfoundland or Labrador?

Last chance for tourists to see icebergs in Newfoundland or Labrador?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 18, 2019 06:26 0

In Canada Newfoundland and Labrador is known for the towering icebergs. Separated from Greenland, these ice mountains may soon meltdown after 10,000 years providing stunning ... Read More

Boeing invests $1 million in Brazil’s sustainable aviation fuel industry

Boeing invests $1 million in Brazil’s sustainable aviation fuel industry

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 17, 2019 19:35 0

Boeing will invest in Brazil’s efforts to establish a sustainable aviation fuel industry. The investment will focus on initiatives that maximize social, economic and environmental ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett Meets With Top Tourism Resilience Partners in Azerbaijan

Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett Meets With Top Tourism Resilience Partners in Azerbaijan

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 17, 2019 07:17 0

Minister of Tourism for Jamaica, the Hon. Edmund Bartlett yesterday (June 16) met with some of the leading partners in the Global Tourism Resilience and ... Read More

Pope Francesco Bergoglio addresses climate emergency

Pope Francesco Bergoglio addresses climate emergency

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- June 15, 2019 21:04 0

At the Casina Pio IV, the Pontiff Pope Francesco Bergoglio met with participants of the meeting promoted by the Department for the Service of Integral ... Read More

Panda Xiang Xiang unite Japanese capital and Chinese city to promote tourism

Panda Xiang Xiang unite Japanese capital and Chinese city to promote tourism

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 14, 2019 19:03 0

Dujiangyan city, Sichuan, China and Tokyo, Japan,  are closely linked thanks to Xiang Xiang, who was born at Tokyo's Ueno Zoo in 2017, as well as her parents from the Dujiangyan base ... Read More

ICAO and IATA launch new legal guidance on management of unruly air passengers

ICAO and IATA launch new legal guidance on management of unruly air passengers

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 02:20 0

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Secretary General, Dr. Fang Liu, and the Director General and CEO of International Air Transport Association (IATA), Alexandre de ... Read More

Fairmont Hotels: Honeybees and responsible tourism

Fairmont Hotels: Honeybees and responsible tourism

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019 19:28 0

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, to develop responsible tourism and sound environmental practices, has announced the next evolution of its Bee Sustainable programming with the launch ... Read More

Tanzania’s wildlife parks turn sixty

Tanzania’s wildlife parks turn sixty

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- June 13, 2019 19:28 0

Famous German conservationist Professor Bernhard Grzimek and his son Michael made a milestone development in the conservation of wildlife in Tanzania, producing a film documentary ... Read More

Dead whale highlights major faults with octopus fishing industry in False Bay

Dead whale highlights major faults with octopus fishing industry in False Bay

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 19:20 0

Another dead 12-metre Bryde’s whale was found in False Bay near Cape Town last week after becoming entangled in octopus trap ropes. The traps have ... Read More

Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism cites Sandals Resorts as good corporate citizens

Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism cites Sandals Resorts as good corporate citizens

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 18:14 0

Jamaica's Minister of Tourism Hon. Edmund Bartlett has hailed Sandals Resorts as a prime example of indigenous companies in the tourism sector that are taking ... Read More

Royal Caribbean’s Symphony of the Seas to host Skål International 2019 Sustainable Tourism Awards

Royal Caribbean’s Symphony of the Seas to host Skål International 2019 Sustainable Tourism Awards

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 15:40 0

In its 18th edition, a total of 56 entries from 25 countries are this year competing to win the Sustainable Tourism Awards that Skål International, ... Read More

Green Marine: Port Canaveral receives environmental excellence distinction

Green Marine: Port Canaveral receives environmental excellence distinction

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019 22:30 0

Port Canaveral has received Green Marine certification a second time for advancing environmental excellence in maritime transportation and demonstrating “green” corporate leadership. The certification was ... Read More

Giving hotel workers security: New Jersey governor signs ‘panic button’ bill

Giving hotel workers security: New Jersey governor signs ‘panic button’ bill

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019 19:54 0

New Jersey Democratic Governor Phil Murphy signed a bill, the nation’s first, requiring most hotels to provide their employees with wearable 'panic button' devices they ... Read More

Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam

Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- June 12, 2019 18:54 0

In an advertisement in “The New Vision” daily by the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) on June 7, a notice of intended application for a license ... Read More

Thomas Cook India reveals new wave of travel – father-child bonding tours

Thomas Cook India reveals new wave of travel – father-child bonding tours

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019 21:01 0

India’s travel and integrated travel-related financial services company is fostering family bonding through travel, with specific focus on Father-Child bonding tours, in a run up ... Read More

Venice says no to big cruise ships

Venice says no to big cruise ships

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- June 11, 2019 20:52 0

A giant cruise ship passed through the San Marco Basin, in Venice, interrupting the start of the Vogalonga, a non-competitive regatta of rowing boats that ... Read More

The rising city of eco-tourism

The rising city of eco-tourism

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 11, 2019 18:53 0

The city of Daegu is celebrating '2020-the year of Tourism in Daegu and Gyeongbuk' by creating the new brand 'Natural Daegu' to promote its tourism resources for ... Read More

World unites to fight against cable car on Mount Kilimanjaro

World unites to fight against cable car on Mount Kilimanjaro

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- June 11, 2019 18:25 0

Thousands of people across the globe have come together protesting against the potential building of a controversial cable car on Mount Kilimanjaro, a World’s Heritage ... Read More

Botswana becomes 19th African country to decriminalize homosexuality

Botswana becomes 19th African country to decriminalize homosexuality

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019 17:25 0

In a highly-anticipated verdict, High Court of Botswana on Tuesday ruled to decriminalize homosexuality, which is outlawed under the country’s 1965 penal code. Thus, Botswana ... Read More

How sustainable of a hotel guest are you?

How sustainable of a hotel guest are you?

editor editor- June 11, 2019 01:30 0

With a growing concern over climate change, the environment is high on everyone’s agendas. But how can hotel guests be encouraged to be more sustainable? ... Read More

Centara Marks Important Environmental Events with  Beachfront Campaign and Plastic-hungry Sea Life Creatures

Centara Marks Important Environmental Events with Beachfront Campaign and Plastic-hungry Sea Life Creatures

editor editor- June 10, 2019 22:06 0

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, is marking this year’s World Environment Day (5th June) and Ocean Day (8th June) events with a ... Read More

Heathrow becomes world’s first Sustainable Fish Airport

Heathrow becomes world’s first Sustainable Fish Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019 16:50 0

Sustain – the alliance for better food and farming – has crowned Heathrow the world’s first Sustainable Fish Airport. The award is the outcome of ... Read More

10 most accessible cities in Europe named

10 most accessible cities in Europe named

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019 16:15 0

While many of us would love to travel the world, it’s not always easy for those with limited mobility and rely on assistance from others. ... Read More

Canada’s Wabusk Air banned from providing commercial air services

Canada’s Wabusk Air banned from providing commercial air services

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019 15:50 0

Transport Canada cancelled Wabusk Air’s Air Operator Certificate, which prohibits the company from providing commercial air services. Transport Canada took this serious safety action because ... Read More

Seychelles efforts for a sustainable destination in the forefront

Seychelles efforts for a sustainable destination in the forefront

editor editor- June 7, 2019 21:18 0

The destination joins the rest of the world to celebrate world environment day, a time us to reflect on sustainable tourism and how Seychelles as ... Read More

World’s largest luxury cruise company spewing air pollution to the extreme

World’s largest luxury cruise company spewing air pollution to the extreme

editor editor- June 7, 2019 01:18 0

The world’s largest luxury cruise operator, Carnival Corporation, emitted more pollution in the form of nearly 10 times more sulphur oxide (SOX) around European coasts ... Read More

Neste and The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey sign joint sustainable fuel initiative MOU

Neste and The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey sign joint sustainable fuel initiative MOU

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019 22:23 0

Neste, a renewable fuels producer, and the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey (PANYNJ), have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on its ... Read More

Maintaining balance. Out of responsibility: Lufthansa publishes 25th sustainability report

Maintaining balance. Out of responsibility: Lufthansa publishes 25th sustainability report

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019 18:06 0

Today, the Lufthansa Group has published its 25th sustainability report. For a quarter of a century now, the company has been providing information every year ... Read More

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