Tag: waste

Dead on Ethiopian Airlines: Sarah Auffret of Association of Arctic Expedition Cruise Operators

Dead on Ethiopian Airlines: Sarah Auffret of Association of Arctic Expedition Cruise Operators

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 12, 2019 08:32 0

"I believe we do our best when we enjoy what we are doing." These were the words of Sarah Auffret, a famous member of the global ... Read More

AKARYN Hotel Group to become single-use plastic-free by June 2019

AKARYN Hotel Group to become single-use plastic-free by June 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019 18:10 0

AKARYN Hotel Group, Thailand’s home-grown luxury boutique hotel specialist, is on a mission to become a single-use plastic-free hotel company by June 2019. The group’s ... Read More

Sweden proposing ambitious aviation greenhouse gas emission reduction target

Sweden proposing ambitious aviation greenhouse gas emission reduction target

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 4, 2019 19:10 0

Sweden has an ambitious target of being fossil-free by 2045. As a part of the initiative, a proposal for decarbonizing aviation in Sweden was announced ... Read More

Barbican event venue moves to 100% renewable electricity

Barbican event venue moves to 100% renewable electricity

editor editor- February 26, 2019 00:11 0

The Barbican event venue is now all completely run by renewable electricity. The switch, which took place in the last quarter of 2018, was part ... Read More

Alitalia airline: Of back doors and scoundrels?

Alitalia airline: Of back doors and scoundrels?

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- February 22, 2019 01:37 6

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economic Development, Luigi Di Maio, meeting the unions at Mise, (Ministry of Economic Development) outlined the account of the ... Read More

Mövenpick Resort Bangtao Beach Phuket: Advanced water technology helps reduce eco-footprint

Mövenpick Resort Bangtao Beach Phuket: Advanced water technology helps reduce eco-footprint

editor editor- February 21, 2019 00:25 0

Mövenpick Resort Bangtao Beach Phuket is an exclusive luxury residence of 40 penthouses and suites located just steps away from Bangtao Beach, one of the island’s ... Read More

China tells Mt Everest tourists to clean up after themselves

China tells Mt Everest tourists to clean up after themselves

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019 00:47 0

An official from the Chinese Mountaineering Association (CMA) said that Mt Everest climbers “will now be required to carry all their waste out with them.” ... Read More

eTN interview with Cuban Tourism Office Councilor: Major plans for island’s tourism revival

eTN interview with Cuban Tourism Office Councilor: Major plans for island’s tourism revival

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- February 18, 2019 18:30 0

Launched in November 2018, Cuba's celebration of the 500th anniversary of the founding of San Cristobal de la Habana will end in November 2019. Its ... Read More

Thinking globally: Victoria Cliff Resort in Mergui Archipelago , Andaman Sea

Thinking globally: Victoria Cliff Resort in Mergui Archipelago , Andaman Sea

Keith Lyons Keith Lyons- February 18, 2019 04:55 0

Victoria Cliff Resort, a new snorkeling and dive resort in the Mergui Archipelago is ‘thinking globally, acting locally’ to foster sustainable tourism in Myanmar, as ... Read More

Amsterdam’s mayor: Sex workers are not ‘tourist attraction’

Amsterdam’s mayor: Sex workers are not ‘tourist attraction’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2019 18:35 0

The mayor of Amsterdam has intensified her crusade to change the city's seedy image, criticizing visitors who flock to its red-light district for treating prostitutes ... Read More

How to Squeeze in a Dissertation Between Being Busy and Traveling

How to Squeeze in a Dissertation Between Being Busy and Traveling

editor editor- February 13, 2019 21:05 0

Writing a dissertation is a very time-consuming process. So, how to combine dissertation writing with other important things such as travelling? Here are some tips ... Read More

Find Out Where Game of Thrones all Began and Explore their First Film Locations in Malta!

Find Out Where Game of Thrones all Began and Explore their First Film Locations in Malta!

editor editor- February 8, 2019 23:50 0

As Game of Thrones approaches its final season in April 2019, it’s a good time for die-hard fans to take a look at the first ... Read More

Cinnamon Lodge Habarana reaches greater heights

Cinnamon Lodge Habarana reaches greater heights

editor editor- February 8, 2019 01:13 0

Cinnamon Lodge Habarana is a 5-star resort nestled in nature’s serenity right in the heart of Sri Lanka’s Cultural Triangle Green Globe recertified Cinnamon Lodge ... Read More

In Amsterdam, tourism growth is not the enemy, bad management is

In Amsterdam, tourism growth is not the enemy, bad management is

editor editor- February 1, 2019 04:59 2

As former Secretary General of the UNWTO, the specialized agency of the UN mandated with promoting healthy and sustainable tourism, I am watching with concern ... Read More

Hyatt Regency Nice Palais De La Méditerranée has been Green Globe Certified for the second consecutive year

Hyatt Regency Nice Palais De La Méditerranée has been Green Globe Certified for the second consecutive year

editor editor- January 31, 2019 21:29 0

With its strong commitment to the environment, the local community and the well-being of its employees, Hyatt Regency Nice Palais de la Méditerranée has been ... Read More

Training for small tourism establishment owners and managers on La Digue

Training for small tourism establishment owners and managers on La Digue

editor editor- January 29, 2019 21:27 0

The Department of Tourism in collaboration with the Seychelles Hospitality and Tourism Association (SHTA) has organised a third training for Small Tourism Establishment Owners and ... Read More

Reunion and Madagascar Presidents discuss regional cooperation

Reunion and Madagascar Presidents discuss regional cooperation

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- January 29, 2019 01:44 0

A meeting took place between the President of the Réunion Region, Didier Robert, and the new President of the Republic of Madagascar, His Excellency Andry ... Read More

Hotel uniforms: 100 percent recycled!

Hotel uniforms: 100 percent recycled!

editor editor- January 28, 2019 22:16 0

Hotel chain Room Mate Group has unveiled an important initiative that represents a major step forward in its ambitious eco-sustainability plan. As of today, all ... Read More

Scores of people trapped by sludge, 200 missing after Brazilian dam collapse

Scores of people trapped by sludge, 200 missing after Brazilian dam collapse

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019 22:10 0

Brazilian firefighters are searching for over 200 people missing after a dam at an iron ore mine collapsed. Scores of people were trapped by the ... Read More

Zara Tanzania Adventures trawls 7 tons of plastic waste from Indian Ocean

Zara Tanzania Adventures trawls 7 tons of plastic waste from Indian Ocean

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019 00:25 0

The biodiversity of the Indian Ocean is severely threatened by the dumping of plastic waste at sea, but a Tanzanian responsible tour company, appears to ... Read More

How Services like Airbnb and Skyscanner Changed the Attitude to Traveling

How Services like Airbnb and Skyscanner Changed the Attitude to Traveling

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 24, 2019 07:39 0

Two decades ago, a simple traveler could hardly imagine buying cheap flights in a few clicks or staying at the world’s most authentic places affordably ... Read More

Mövenpick Hotel Apartments Al Mamzar Dubai making a difference in the community

Mövenpick Hotel Apartments Al Mamzar Dubai making a difference in the community

editor editor- January 23, 2019 21:04 0

Green Globe recently recertified Mövenpick Hotel Apartments Al Mamzar Dubai after a comprehensive audit was undertaken by the property. Read More

Hôtel Martinez: Art Deco combined with sustainable luxury

Hôtel Martinez: Art Deco combined with sustainable luxury

editor editor- January 9, 2019 20:35 0

Green Globe recently recertified the Hôtel Martinez in Cannes in acknowledgement of its ongoing commitment to sustainable management and operations. Read More

Brave new world opens up for Young Tourism Ambassadors in Jaffna

Brave new world opens up for Young Tourism Ambassadors in Jaffna

editor editor- January 4, 2019 22:04 0

USAID and Jetwing Jaffna support the Tourism Skills Committee to showcase careers in tourism. Read More

Asia thumps New York fashion

Asia thumps New York fashion

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- December 22, 2018 21:04 0

According to the Business of Fashion Report (McKinsey & Company 2017), “The West will no longer be the global stronghold for fashion sales.” Read More

World Tourism Organization announces finalists of 15th UNWTO Awards

World Tourism Organization announces finalists of 15th UNWTO Awards

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 21, 2018 16:30 0

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has announced the finalists to win the 15th UNWTO Awards, which recognize inspirational projects having made an invaluable contribution to ... Read More

Lufthansa and Fraport Extend Ground Handling Partnership at Frankfurt Airport

Lufthansa and Fraport Extend Ground Handling Partnership at Frankfurt Airport

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- December 20, 2018 09:39 0

Deutsche Lufthansa AG is entrusting Fraport AG Ground Services with the provision of ground handling services to all Lufthansa aircraft at Frankfurt Airport for another ... Read More

The Dylan revives the Gijsbreght van Aemstel: Longest theatre tradition in the world

The Dylan revives the Gijsbreght van Aemstel: Longest theatre tradition in the world

editor editor- December 20, 2018 02:10 0

Green Globe member, The Dylan Amsterdam, is a luxury boutique hotel located within an historic building in The Netherlands. Read More

South Pacific Sustainable Tourism Network committed to safeguarding the region

South Pacific Sustainable Tourism Network committed to safeguarding the region

editor editor- December 19, 2018 22:17 0

The South Pacific Sustainable Tourism Network is bringing together like-minded stakeholders from across the region, including individuals, businesses, government agencies, and experts. Read More

Barceló Bávaro Grand Resort recycles over 4k plastic bottles a day

Barceló Bávaro Grand Resort recycles over 4k plastic bottles a day

editor editor- December 13, 2018 14:38 0

Green Globe recently recertified the Barceló Bávaro Grand Resort in the Dominican Republic awarding the property an outstanding compliance score of 91%.  Read More

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