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Tourism

How to access clean drinking water without harming the planet

by Dayana Brooke

Planning on travelling to a destination that doesn’t have clean drinking water readily available? Here’s how to ditch the plastic bottle.

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Travel Agents

“We are in a position to make a difference”: Expert tips to make travel more sustainable

by Dayana Brooke

We’re making a difference today by turning off all the lights in our office and working by candlelight. We’ve only set off the fire alarm six times so we’re ruling it up as a win for sustainability.

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Aviation

How do we solve the airline industry’s plastic problem?

The average passenger generates 1.4 kilograms of waste per flight. Just in case you needed another reason to hate aeroplane food.

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Destinations

G Adventures celebrates Galapagos Islands plastic ban with free reusable water bottles

The adventure travel company is fighting the good fight with some fab new initiatives. If that doesn’t brighten up your Monday, we don’t know what will.

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Hotels

Marriott to remove plastic straws by 2019

Looks like another hotel giant is jumping on the plastic-free bandwagon! We’re celebrating with a nice glass of champagne. Ok, it’s two-week-old wine.

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Cruise

Hurtigruten celebrates 125 years of cruising with 11,000 nautical mile party!

Sounds like our kind of party! But then again, every kind of party is our kind of party as long as there’s champagne and/or cheese involved.

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Cruise

Hurtigruten to become the world’s first plastic free cruise line

Meanwhile, we’re eliminating plastic containers by going out to lunch every day instead of packing food from home. On an unrelated note, we’re now broke.

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Hotels

Hilton APAC President: “Yields in Sydney are the strongest they’ve ever been”

by Ali Coulton

We chatted to Alan Watts about the Hotel giant’s continued APAC success and what they’re doing to give back to local communities.

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