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Tear gas and burning tires in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo as Brazilians begin general strike

Tear gas and burning tires in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo as Brazilians begin general strike

Thousands of Brazilians have joined a general strike, called for by trade unions, to protest against pension reforms being ... Read More

Oman seeks to ‘diversify economy’ by jacking up taxes on booze, meat, tobacco and energy drinks

Oman seeks to ‘diversify economy’ by jacking up taxes on booze, meat, tobacco and energy drinks

Beginning June 15th, pork meat, tobacco, and alcohol as well as energy drinks in Oman will be subject to ... Read More

Airbus will mark 50 years of pioneering achievements at Paris Air Show 2019

Airbus will mark 50 years of pioneering achievements at Paris Air Show 2019

At the Paris Air Show 2019, Le Bourget, Airbus SE will present a broad portfolio of innovative products, technologies ... 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

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

United Airlines: Most eco-friendly commercial flight

United Airlines: Most eco-friendly commercial flight

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

Boeing unveiled successful environmental strategy results

Boeing unveiled successful environmental strategy results

In 2018, Boeing unveiled its new environment strategy through 2025 with ambitious goals to innovate products for environmental performance, ... Read More

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

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

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

Finland joins Nordic forefront in reducing emissions in aviation

Finland joins Nordic forefront in reducing emissions in aviation

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

Canada explores new ways to reduce transportation pollution

Canada explores new ways to reduce transportation pollution

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

Memorial Day traffic study finds dire economic cost, public support for user fees

Memorial Day traffic study finds dire economic cost, public support for user fees

The U.S. Travel Association on Wednesday released a survey finding that Americans avoided an estimated 47.5 million auto trips ... Read More

United Airlines expands its commitment to biofuel

United Airlines expands its commitment to biofuel

United Airlines today further strengthened its emerging reputation as the world's most environmentally conscious airline by renewing its contract ... Read More

One Country, One People, One Seychelles: Tourism but no militarization

One Country, One People, One Seychelles: Tourism but no militarization

This presentation is about Seychelles, the people, our hopes and our dreams.  It is from the people and for ... Read More

CLIA: Taiwan shines as surprising hotspot for cruise industry in Asia

CLIA: Taiwan shines as surprising hotspot for cruise industry in Asia

Cruise market is prospering in Asia, among which Taiwan shines as a surprising hotspot for the industry. According to ... Read More

Can you take an iconic road trip in an electric vehicle?

Can you take an iconic road trip in an electric vehicle?

Electric vehicles (EVs). They need recharging just like a fossil-fuel car needs to stop in at a gas pump. ... 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

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

Hotel del Coronado: One of the most popular beach resorts in the US

Hotel del Coronado: One of the most popular beach resorts in the US

The renowned Hotel del Coronado is a grand example of elegant Victorian architecture providing one of the most beautiful ... Read More

Carnival’s first LNG-powered AIDAnova cruise ship makes history in Barcelona

Carnival’s first LNG-powered AIDAnova cruise ship makes history in Barcelona

Carnival Corporation & plc, the world's largest leisure travel company, its Germany-based AIDA Cruises brand and numerous representatives from ... Read More

Uganda Airlines’ long-awaited new planes land at Entebbe International Airport

Uganda Airlines’ long-awaited new planes land at Entebbe International Airport

First two Uganda Airlines' long anticipated aircraft landed at Entebbe International Airport on Tuesday 23rd April 2019. Captained by ... Read More

San Francisco International Airport purchases six new electric buses

San Francisco International Airport purchases six new electric buses

Today Proterra announced that San Francisco International Airport (SFO) has purchased six 40' Proterra Catalyst E2 electric buses and ... Read More

How Emirates is supporting and preserving biodiversity

How Emirates is supporting and preserving biodiversity

Taking its environmental responsibilities seriously and championing wildlife conservation across different corners of the planet, the Emirates Group is ... Read More

World’s top 10 sustainable places to stay revealed

World’s top 10 sustainable places to stay revealed

Travel is not just about seeing the wonders of the earth but understanding our impact upon it. With increasing ... Read More

San Francisco airport facility energy use: ZERO!

San Francisco airport facility energy use: ZERO!

“As an industry leader in sustainability, we are proud to be the first airport in the world to achieve ... Read More

Wings Travel Management Appoints Chief Operating Officer: Asia Pacific based in Singapore

Wings Travel Management Appoints Chief Operating Officer: Asia Pacific based in Singapore

Wings Travel Management , a leading global travel management company providing business travel services to clients in the finance, construction, ... Read More

Neste and Air BP ready to deliver sustainable aviation fuel

Neste and Air BP ready to deliver sustainable aviation fuel

Neste, a products producer from wastes and residues, and Air BP, the international aviation fuel products and services supplier, ... Read More

France remains world’s top tourist destination despite ‘Yellow Vests’ nuisance

France remains world’s top tourist destination despite ‘Yellow Vests’ nuisance

According to France’s national statistics institute (INSEE), the number of nights foreign tourists spent in the country’s hotels, campsites ... Read More

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

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

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

Princess Cruises And Fincantieri Sign Contracts For Two Next-Generation Cruise Ships

Princess Cruises And Fincantieri Sign Contracts For Two Next-Generation Cruise Ships

Princess Cruises and Fincantieri announced today the signing of the final contracts for the construction of two next-generation 175,000-ton cruise ... 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

A day to promote environmental awareness and bring attention to the protection of the planet, Earth Day is celebrated ... Read More

Single-use plastic ban, food waste and local produce top priorities in Centara’s 2019 Sustainability Plan

Single-use plastic ban, food waste and local produce top priorities in Centara’s 2019 Sustainability Plan

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, is focusing on three key sustainability initiatives as part of the ... Read More

New cruise ship touches the sea for the first time in Turku

New cruise ship touches the sea for the first time in Turku

Costa Crociere celebrated the technical launch of the new flagship Costa Smeralda at the Meyer shipyard in Turku, Finland. ... Read More