Tag: Climate change

What tops the list of travel risks for 2020?
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What tops the list of travel risks for 2020?

editor editor- January 8, 2020

2020 appears to be shaping up to be a year for cautious travel. Several unsettling travel risks that have become ... Read More

WTM: Tackling climate change on Day 3 in London
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WTM: Tackling climate change on Day 3 in London

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 6, 2019

The 40th edition of WTM London began with a session exploring Decarbonising Travel and Tourism: Is the Industry Doing Enough? ... Read More

War, Water and Peace: A wake-up call for tourism and media
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War, Water and Peace: A wake-up call for tourism and media

Rita Payne - special to eTN Rita Payne - special to eTN- October 11, 2019

Water and climate change are factors of War and Peace. Tourism as an industry of peace has its role.  There ... Read More

The world is in flames: Facing ecological challenges with Alain Daniélou
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The world is in flames: Facing ecological challenges with Alain Daniélou

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- September 28, 2019

Jacques Cloarec, Honorary President of FIND (India-Europe Foundation for New Dialogues), shared his thoughts on the current situation of planet ... 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hilton Hotels in Myanmar launches “CoffeeBriques” program
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Hilton Hotels in Myanmar launches “CoffeeBriques” program

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 6, 2019

Hilton Hotels in Myanmar has launched a program that turns waste coffee grounds into “coffeeBriques” that can be used for ... Read More

Mayor Liccardo commissions San José International Airport’s new fleet of all-electric buses
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Mayor Liccardo commissions San José International Airport’s new fleet of all-electric buses

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019

San José Mayor Sam Liccardo today led the commissioning of Mineta San José International Airport’s (SJC) brand-new fleet of 10 ... Read More

Pitbull and Mariah Carey to highlight 2019 Curacao North Sea Jazz Festival
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Pitbull and Mariah Carey to highlight 2019 Curacao North Sea Jazz Festival

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019

The organization of the Curacao North Sea Jazz Festival announces new names today. Pitbull will open on the Sam Cooke ... Read More

WISeKey, WISeCoin AG and SUNx – Strong Universal Network – sign partnership
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WISeKey, WISeCoin AG and SUNx – Strong Universal Network – sign partnership

editor editor- May 3, 2019

WISeKey International Holding Ltd (“WISeKey “) (SIX: WIHN), a leading global cybersecurity, Blockchain and IoT company, WISeCoin AG and the SUNx - Strong ... Read More

Air New Zealand contributes $1 million to native forestry offsets
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Air New Zealand contributes $1 million to native forestry offsets

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 2, 2019

Air New Zealand and its customers have purchased more than NZD$1 million worth of carbon offsets from permanent New Zealand ... Read More

Comores and Mozambique in dire need of assistance after deadly Cyclone Kenneth
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Comores and Mozambique in dire need of assistance after deadly Cyclone Kenneth

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 27, 2019

Cyclone Kenneth raged Mozambique and the Indian Ocean Island Country Comoros today. Tourists took shelter at Comores airport and Ibo Fort ... Read More

State of the Air: Hawaii boasts some of the best air quality in the nation
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State of the Air: Hawaii boasts some of the best air quality in the nation

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019

The American Lung Association’s 2019 “State of the Air” report found that Hawaii has some of the cleanest air in ... Read More

eTN becomes a SUNx SDG 17 Partner calling for Climate Sanity in Tourism on Earth Day
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eTN becomes a SUNx SDG 17 Partner calling for Climate Sanity in Tourism on Earth Day

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 23, 2019

In nature, nothing exists alone is the message for Earth Day 2019. Announcing the public launch of its “SDG17 Partners Program” ... Read More

Islands & climate change: Storm surges & coral bleaching affecting tourism
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Islands & climate change: Storm surges & coral bleaching affecting tourism

editor editor- April 12, 2019

Since Greta Thunberg, a Swedish schoolgirl and climate activist, brought the topic of climate protection onto the political and social ... Read More

Tourism for Tomorrow Awards: WTTC makes the 2019 announcement
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Tourism for Tomorrow Awards: WTTC makes the 2019 announcement

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) is delighted to announce the 2019 leaders in sustainable tourism at the Tourism ... Read More

Climate Resilience Program for Travel & Tourism announced at WTTC Global Summit
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Climate Resilience Program for Travel & Tourism announced at WTTC Global Summit

editor editor- April 3, 2019

Speaking today at the WTTC Global Summit in Seville, Professor Geoffrey Lipman, SUNx Co-founder and President of the International Coalition ... Read More

D.R. Congo: African Tourism Board is a place to be according World Heritage Kahuzi-Biega National Park
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D.R. Congo: African Tourism Board is a place to be according World Heritage Kahuzi-Biega National Park

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 3, 2019

The African Tourism Board welcomes Kahuzi Biega National Park as a new member. The Kahuzi-Biega National Park is a protected ... Read More

NY Visit: Creative approaches to traditional spaces
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NY Visit: Creative approaches to traditional spaces

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- March 30, 2019

Architectural Digest Home Design Show Delivers 40,000 people (approximately) attended the AD Home Design Show earlier this month. Architects, interior ... Read More