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Green Marine: Port Canaveral receives environmental excellence distinction

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019

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

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

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

editor editor- June 10, 2019

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

Seychelles efforts for a sustainable destination in the forefront

editor editor- June 7, 2019

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

Audubon International and Diamond Resorts partner on Green Lodging Program

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

Diamond Resorts announced today it has partnered with Audubon International to increase awareness of green initiatives within the industry. As ... Read More

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

Boeing unveiled successful environmental strategy results

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019

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

United Airlines makes history flying most eco-friendly commercial flight

mm Chief Assignment Editor- 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

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

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

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

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

‘Premium Tap Water’ brand for tourists is named

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019

Inspired by Iceland launch Kranavatn, a premium tap water 'brand' aimed to encourage travellers to tackle plastic waste and ‘drink ... Read More

Tourists traveling to Tanzania: No plastic bags or face fines or imprisonment

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- May 31, 2019

Tourists and foreign visitors traveling to Tanzania are advised not to carry with them plastic bags on arrival at the ... Read More

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

Arena di Verona Opera Foundation in New York for Festival

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 30, 2019

A few days after the success of Shanghai, the targeted marketing action of the Arena Foundation for the promotion of ... Read More

International cooperation between Seychelles and a Baltic Island: Minister Dogley visits German beach clean-up project

editor editor- May 23, 2019

The Seychelles Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine; Didier Dogley, in the company of the Honorary Consul General ... Read More

United Airlines expands its commitment to biofuel

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

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

PATA Youth Symposium empowers the next generation of tourism leaders

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 21, 2019

The PATA Youth Symposium, hosted by the Department of Tourism, Philippines, took place on the first day of the PATA ... Read More

Neste and Air BP bring sustainable aviation fuel to Caen airport in France

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 18, 2019

Neste and Air BP are supporting the business aviation sector’s Sustainable Alternative Jet Fuel (SAJF) initiative and helping drive its ... Read More

Sinalei Reef Resort & Spa supports ambitious tree planting goal for Samoa

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019

As part of Sinalei Reef Resort & Spa’s ever-evolving efforts to ensure a healthier and greener earth, the team is ... Read More

Wyndham Garden enters Philippines with first hotel in Quezon City

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, the world's largest hotel franchising company with approximately 9,200 properties worldwide, is bringing a fresh approach ... Read More

Would you travel nude or naked?

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- May 11, 2019

Face Forward. Please! Traveling sucks the moisture out of our skin! We may start the journey looking terrific and deplane ... Read More

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

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

Wimbledon 2019: Winning plans for players and spectators 

Rita Payne - special to eTN Rita Payne - special to eTN- May 2, 2019

The All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) has announced a series of significant changes for The Championships 2019 and beyond. ... Read More

London Heathrow: Recording another record

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 1, 2019

London Heathrow is recording another record. More passengers than ever before – Heathrow achieved its 29th consecutive month of growth, welcoming ... Read More

IMEX exhibitors invited to make Sustainable Exhibiting Pledge

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019

IMEX in Frankfurt has invited exhibitors at this year’s show (21 -23 May) to make a Sustainable Exhibiting Pledge as ... Read More

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

Soap bars around the world get a new life from Red Lion Hotels

editor editor- April 22, 2019

Based on US market statistics, the combined hospitality segment produces close to 440 billion pounds of solid waste per year. ... Read More

San Francisco International Airport purchases six new electric buses

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 22, 2019

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

World’s top 10 sustainable places to stay revealed

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 19, 2019

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

Machu Picchu Pueblo: First 100% sustainable Latin America city

editor editor- April 19, 2019

Machu Picchu Pueblo is the first city in Latin America to sustainably manage 100% of its solid waste. Through the ... Read More

San Francisco airport facility energy use: ZERO!

editor editor- April 18, 2019

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

Boat Charter Policy private stakeholder consultative meeting

editor editor- April 18, 2019

A consultative meeting with private sector stakeholders to discuss the revision of the tourism Boat Charter Policy was held on ... Read More

Tallest modular hotel in the world will be built in New York City

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2019

The world's tallest modular hotel – which will carry a brand of Marriott International – is on track to be ... Read More