Tag: climate

SUNx Calls for Climate Neutral Aviation 2050 Moon-shot
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SUNx Calls for Climate Neutral Aviation 2050 Moon-shot

editor editor- December 7, 2019

Professor Geoffrey Lipman, SUNx Co-founder in 16th Assad Kotaite Memorial Address, calls for Climate Neutral Aviation 2050 Moon-shot. Urges UN ... Read More

Championing climate friendly travel at COP25
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Championing climate friendly travel at COP25

editor editor- December 4, 2019

A COP25 side-event hosted by WTTC in partnership with UNFCCC focused on the 2050 Climate Neutral ambitions of the Travel ... Read More

Malta launches “Climate Friendly Travel” Plan
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Malta launches “Climate Friendly Travel” Plan

editor editor- November 21, 2019

Malta’s Tourism Minister Dr. Konrad Mizzi, leading a global discussion in London this week announced a bold strategy to respond ... Read More

Pope Francesco Bergoglio addresses climate emergency
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Pope Francesco Bergoglio addresses climate emergency

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- June 15, 2019

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

Canada announces new Heritage Lighthouse designations
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Canada announces new Heritage Lighthouse designations

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

Canada's heritage places reflect the rich and varied heritage of the nation and provide an opportunity for Canadians to learn ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

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

How sustainable of a hotel guest are you?
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How sustainable of a hotel guest are you?

editor editor- June 11, 2019

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

IATA Resolution calls for Implementation of Global Carbon Offsetting Scheme
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IATA Resolution calls for Implementation of Global Carbon Offsetting Scheme

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 7, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) 75th Annual General Meeting (AGM) overwhelmingly approved a resolution calling on governments to continue ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

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

When overtourism spoils your travel plans: Go somewhere else!
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When overtourism spoils your travel plans: Go somewhere else!

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 5, 2019

Have you heard that told joke?  Patient says, “Doctor, it hurts when I do this with my arm.”  Doctor’s response ... Read More

United Airlines: Most eco-friendly commercial flight
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United Airlines: Most eco-friendly commercial flight

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019

United Airlines made history today – World Environment Day – with the departure of the Flight for the Planet, the ... Read More

RIU Hotels & Resorts joins UN’s “Beat Air Pollution” program
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RIU Hotels & Resorts joins UN’s “Beat Air Pollution” program

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019

For World Environment Day, once again this year RIU Hotels & Resorts has joined the United Nations’ program #BeatAirPollution, in ... Read More

UNWTO: Sustainability a key part of tourism policies, but more still to be  done
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UNWTO: Sustainability a key part of tourism policies, but more still to be done

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019

Countries around the world are integrating sustainability in their tourism policies but the evidence on the results of their implementation ... Read More

Puerto Rico Tourism hungry for good news: Today best news in 8 years
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Puerto Rico Tourism hungry for good news: Today best news in 8 years

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 5, 2019

Puerto Rico is hungry for good news after the island's tourism industry came to an all-time low after a devastating ... Read More

American travelers reduce budgets, still spend more than Europeans
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American travelers reduce budgets, still spend more than Europeans

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019

The results of GGA 19th annual Holiday Barometer were released today. This year’s barometer found that the number of Americans ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett new cooperation with President Clinton on Tourism Resilience
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Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett new cooperation with President Clinton on Tourism Resilience

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 4, 2019

Alongside President and Secretary Clinton, Jamaica's Minister for Tourism, the Hon. Edmund Bartlett spoke today the ongoing 4th meeting of ... Read More

President Clinton and Minster Bartlett discuss Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre
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President Clinton and Minster Bartlett discuss Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 4, 2019

Jamaica Minister for Tourism, the Hon. Edmund Bartlett, met today with former United States President Bill Clinton at the ongoing ... Read More

Uganda equator:  One of the most well-known tourist landmarks in the country
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Uganda equator:  One of the most well-known tourist landmarks in the country

mm Alain St.Ange- June 3, 2019

The Uganda equator is one of the most well-known tourist landmarks in Uganda. The intersection of the Earth’s surface with ... Read More

Celebrate World Environment Day by being a more sustainable hotel guest
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Celebrate World Environment Day by being a more sustainable hotel guest

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019

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

Finland joins Nordic forefront in reducing emissions in aviation
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Finland joins Nordic forefront in reducing emissions in aviation

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019

Finland’s incoming government has today introduced its Government Program which includes ambitious climate targets and a goal for carbon neutral ... Read More

Carsten Spohr New IATA Board Chairman
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Carsten Spohr New IATA Board Chairman

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 2, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Lufthansa Group Chief Executive Officer, Carsten Spohr, has assumed his duties as ... Read More

IATA sets trends for Global Aviation on Environment, Slots, Baggage Tracking, One ID and Disabled Passengers
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IATA sets trends for Global Aviation on Environment, Slots, Baggage Tracking, One ID and Disabled Passengers

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019

IATA's 75th Annual General Meeting in Seoul, South Korea passed five important resolutions setting the trend in the global aviation ... Read More

Biodynamic Bordeaux
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Biodynamic Bordeaux

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- June 1, 2019

Elementary The Bordeaux wine region in southwestern France produces some of the most desired wines and vintages in the world.  ... Read More

2019 Caribbean Sustainable Tourism Development Conference to focus on climate risk, other pressing issues
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2019 Caribbean Sustainable Tourism Development Conference to focus on climate risk, other pressing issues

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), in partnership with the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Tourism Authority (SVGTA), will be providing ... Read More

Aviation leaders assemble in Seoul for IATA’s 75th Annual General Meeting
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Aviation leaders assemble in Seoul for IATA’s 75th Annual General Meeting

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that leaders of the global air transport industry are gathering in Seoul, Republic ... Read More

Tourism leader Karolin Troubetzkoy of St. Lucia receives Order of Merit from Germany
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Tourism leader Karolin Troubetzkoy of St. Lucia receives Order of Merit from Germany

editor editor- May 27, 2019

Instituted in 1951 by the President of the Federal Republic of Germany, Theodor Heuss, the Order of Merit is awarded ... Read More

Maritime security the Seychelles way
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Maritime security the Seychelles way

mm Alain St.Ange- May 25, 2019

Africa’s smallest nation is setting a standard for safe sustainable seas through the prosecution of pirates, international maritime cooperation, and ... Read More

Canada explores new ways to reduce transportation pollution
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Canada explores new ways to reduce transportation pollution

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019

Clean growth is essential for Canada's transportation system – to meet our emission reduction targets, grow our economy, and build ... Read More

Wharf Hotels to open Niccolo Suzhou in 2020
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Wharf Hotels to open Niccolo Suzhou in 2020

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019

Suzhou, fondly known as China’s Venice of the East, will take center stage as the city’s newest iconic landmark with ... Read More

ICCA UK & Ireland members stridently confident and upbeat about political challenges
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ICCA UK & Ireland members stridently confident and upbeat about political challenges

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019

Venue and destination members of the ICCA UK & Ireland Chapter voiced positive attitudes and commitment to the challenges of ... Read More

PATA Annual Summit 2019: Issues of sustainability and social responsibility
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PATA Annual Summit 2019: Issues of sustainability and social responsibility

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 22, 2019

The PATA Annual Summit 2019 (PAS 2019), under the theme ‘Progress with a Purpose’, opened in Cebu, Philippines on May ... Read More

Embraer Praetor 600 now triple-certified by EASA and FAA
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Embraer Praetor 600 now triple-certified by EASA and FAA

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019

Embraer announced today that the company's new Praetor 600 super-midsize business jet was granted its Type Certificate by EASA (European ... Read More

Bugoma Forest must remain, says Uganda’s President, but conservationists not celebrating just yet
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Bugoma Forest must remain, says Uganda’s President, but conservationists not celebrating just yet

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- May 18, 2019

Following a sustained campaign over a court ruling to lease Bugoma Forest to Hoima Sugar Works last month, Uganda President ... Read More

PATA launches report exploring the current state of food waste in Asia Pacific tourism and hospitality
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PATA launches report exploring the current state of food waste in Asia Pacific tourism and hospitality

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 10, 2019

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce the release of a food waste report titled, “BUFFET: Building an ... Read More

Stuttgart Airport promotes electric aircraft and electricity-based fuels
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Stuttgart Airport promotes electric aircraft and electricity-based fuels

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 9, 2019

At Stuttgart Airport, new charges for take-off and landing come into effect July 1st, 2019. The new regulations actively encourage ... Read More