sustainable travel

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Trafalgar releases sustainability guide for agents

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 a win for sustainability.

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Wholesalers

APT Travel Group launches ‘One Tomorrow’ foundation

The newly formed foundation aims to create an immediate and long-term positive influence in environmental and humanitarian causes.

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Destinations

These are the top countries for ethical travellers

We’re all for making ethical decisions here at Travel Weekly. Although, the organic bamboo clothing we’ve been wearing has started to itch.

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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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Tourism

Overtourism should be “front of mind” says Insight Vacations Travel Director

by Lauren Croft

Insight Vacations’ Jake Stewart talks sustainable travel, overtourism, and life as a travel director. He sold the last one so well, we’re handing in our resignation today.

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Tourism

Here’s how to make 2019’s biggest travel trends sustainable

by Dayana Brooke

It’s that time of the year when the top travel trends and destinations for the new year come flooding in. Dayana Brooke gives her two cents on how to make them eco-friendly.

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Travel Agents

Does the travel industry have a brochure problem?

Chimu Adventures is challenging agents to go brochure free to encourage more sustainable practices. And put an end to paper cuts too, we suspect.

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Tourism

Watch: The women’s cooperative tackling unemployment in Jordan

Just in case you need more evidence of the transformative power of travel, the TreadRight Foundation has released a video about their work with the Iraq al-Amir Women’s Cooperative.

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Tourism

Travel associations urged to “step-up” and prevent wildlife cruelty in tourism

New research shows that many tourism trade associations are doing nothing to promote sustainable travel which isn’t a very sustainable way of conducting their business if you ask us.

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Tourism

“We’re a leader in social responsibility”: Collette CEO Dan Sullivan

by Lauren Croft

The only thing we’re leading in today is Berocca consumption and napping at our desks after going a little too hard at the Melbourne Cup festivities.

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Wholesalers

Chimu’s Meg Hall talks sustainability: “We don’t want this to be a unique selling point anymore”

Hall is encouraging agents to ask suppliers a powerful question which could have game-changing impacts on the travel industry and the rest of the world.

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Technology

National Geographic launches sustainable luggage made from water bottles

Need to upgrade your luggage but don’t want to feel guilty about buying new? These sustainable suitcases are the answer you’ve been searching for.

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