Tag: Climate change

PATA Annual Summit 2019: Issues of sustainability and social responsibility

PATA Annual Summit 2019: Issues of sustainability and social responsibility

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 22, 2019 04:13 0

The PATA Annual Summit 2019 (PAS 2019), under the theme ‘Progress with a Purpose’, opened in Cebu, Philippines on May 9 with 383 delegates from ... Read More

Embraer Praetor 600 now triple-certified by EASA and FAA

Embraer Praetor 600 now triple-certified by EASA and FAA

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 00:20 0

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

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

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 17:45 0

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

Hilton Hotels in Myanmar launches “CoffeeBriques” program

Hilton Hotels in Myanmar launches “CoffeeBriques” program

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 6, 2019 16:37 0

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019 23:07 0

San José Mayor Sam Liccardo today led the commissioning of Mineta San José International Airport’s (SJC) brand-new fleet of 10 battery-electric, zero-emission buses that will ... Read More

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019 15:31 0

The organization of the Curacao North Sea Jazz Festival announces new names today. Pitbull will open on the Sam Cooke stage on Friday, 30 August ... Read More

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

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

editor editor- May 3, 2019 00:41 0

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

Air New Zealand contributes $1 million to native forestry offsets

Air New Zealand contributes $1 million to native forestry offsets

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 2, 2019 18:50 0

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

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 27, 2019 08:01 0

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 16:10 0

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

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

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 02:24 1

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

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

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

editor editor- April 12, 2019 01:52 0

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

Tourism for Tomorrow Awards: WTTC makes the 2019 announcement

Tourism for Tomorrow Awards: WTTC makes the 2019 announcement

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019 15:40 0

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

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

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

editor editor- April 3, 2019 22:52 2

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

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

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 04:06 0

The African Tourism Board welcomes Kahuzi Biega National Park as a new member. The Kahuzi-Biega National Park is a protected area near Bukavu town in ... Read More

NY Visit: Creative approaches to traditional spaces

NY Visit: Creative approaches to traditional spaces

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- March 30, 2019 21:23 0

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

African Tourism Board Launch: Climate Friendly Travel initiative “Partnerships for Change” to be revealed

African Tourism Board Launch: Climate Friendly Travel initiative “Partnerships for Change” to be revealed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 28, 2019 06:20 0

The African Tourism Board Launch at the World Travel Market in Cape Town on April 11 will be the place Brussels based Professor Geoffrey Lipman ... Read More

Heathrow Airport: Calling all sustainable innovators

Heathrow Airport: Calling all sustainable innovators

editor editor- March 28, 2019 02:25 3

Heathrow has today launched a prize worth £30,000, to be awarded to a winning idea that will help the airport reduce its carbon emissions as ... Read More

Airbnb co-founder headed to Phillippines for travel summit

Airbnb co-founder headed to Phillippines for travel summit

editor editor- March 27, 2019 20:56 0

“We are excited to be welcoming Mr. Nathan Blecharczyk to the PATA Annual Summit 2019. It is nearly impossible to talk about the travel and ... Read More

Destinations need new resources to tackle the “invisible burden” of tourism

Destinations need new resources to tackle the “invisible burden” of tourism

editor editor- March 26, 2019 00:42 0

A report published today by the Travel Foundation, Cornell University’s Centre for Sustainable Global Enterprise and EplerWood International describes how destinations must uncover and account ... Read More

Travel industry building for more sustainable future this Earth Day and beyond

Travel industry building for more sustainable future this Earth Day and beyond

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019 16:01 0

A day to promote environmental awareness and bring attention to the protection of the planet, Earth Day is celebrated in more than 193 countries each ... Read More

“Plan For Our Kids” and “African Earth Lung” to launch at WTM Africa

“Plan For Our Kids” and “African Earth Lung” to launch at WTM Africa

editor editor- March 19, 2019 21:21 0

eTN Publisher Juergen Steinmetz talks to Professor Geoffrey Lipman Co-Founder of SUNx - STRONG Universal Network, about the development of “Plan For Our Kids” and ... Read More

A solution for Climate Change? What about a Clean Energy Dividend?

A solution for Climate Change? What about a Clean Energy Dividend?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 16, 2019 05:44 0

I believe there is an extremely simple way to whip climate change and I plan to set it out below.  It's wonderful to see children ... Read More

ICAO experts agree on global measures towards sustainable aviation

ICAO experts agree on global measures towards sustainable aviation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019 18:56 0

Global measures to address aviation’s environmental impact were agreed at a meeting of the two hundred and fifty experts of ICAO’s Committee on Aviation Environmental ... Read More

States must develop friendly policies to encourage India film tourism

States must develop friendly policies to encourage India film tourism

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- March 14, 2019 00:23 2

On day 2 at the 20th edition of FICCI FRAMES, the global media and entertainment convention, the event started with a session titled “Shoot at ... Read More

ICTP meets on the sidelines of ITB in Berlin

ICTP meets on the sidelines of ITB in Berlin

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- March 12, 2019 01:37 0

Three of the four founding members of the International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP) - Juergen Steinmetz, Alain St.Ange, and Geoffey Lipman - met as ... Read More

Guyana Tourism together with SUNx to bring Climate Change education

Guyana Tourism together with SUNx to bring Climate Change education

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 20:41 0

Guyana which has been named the #1 “Best of Ecotourism” destination and one of the world’s Top 10 Sustainable Destinations at this week’s ITB Berlin ... Read More

ITB 2019 closing report: Robust and resilient

ITB 2019 closing report: Robust and resilient

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 14:59 0

Uninterrupted growth at a high level: despite a slowdown in the world economy demand within the world’s travel industry remains extremely stable. As ITB Berlin ... Read More

Tourism industry needs strategic plan to protect climate, reduce CO2 emissions

Tourism industry needs strategic plan to protect climate, reduce CO2 emissions

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019 23:20 0

Tourism accounts for ten percent of the global gross national product and is responsible for eight per cent of all CO2 emissions worldwide. “One could ... Read More

Munich tops European airports in CDP climate protection rankings

Munich tops European airports in CDP climate protection rankings

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 4, 2019 14:13 0

Munich Airport has been recognized for its effective climate change efforts by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), an international organization that supports companies and cities ... Read More

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