sustainability

Aviation

Qantas aircraft door almost ripped off during maintenance mishap

by Christian Fleetwood

It might be like comparing apples to oranges, but earlier today, Travel Weekly’s reporter was also ‘ripped off’ when he paid $6.50 for a cold drip coffee.

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Aviation

How Hawaiian Airlines is flying cleaner

Hawaiian Airlines is intent on lowering fuel burn and reducing carbon emissions before, during and after each flight.

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Cruise

“We’re not there, and we should be”: Judge calls on Carnival to fix pollution problems faster

Carnival has spoken out after being put in the naughty corner by a federal judge who has deemed it’s not doing enough to pull its environmental weight.

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Cruise

Norwegian to implement fleet-wide ban on single-use plastic bottles

Norwegian Cruise Line has pledged to eliminate more than six million plastic bottles per year, thanks to its new replacement for single-use bottles.

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Cruise

Nearly half of all new cruise builds to rely on LNG fuel: CLIA

The cruise industry is making “unprecedented” progress in going green, according to CLIA. Find out exactly how it’s making cruising more sustainable here.

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Wholesalers

Exodus launches new foundation with Mount Kilimanjaro documentary

by Christian Fleetwood

Exodus is giving travellers the opportunity to give back to the communities they visit and to fund projects around the world, thanks to this new initiative.

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Aviation

“There is no bright spot in the future”: Intrepid co-founder’s bleak aviation outlook

by Huntley Mitchell

Intrepid co-founder and climate crusader Darrell Wade believes the aviation sector has a “major problem” on its hands in terms of carving out a sustainable future.

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Technology

Klook’s three-pronged approach to (responsibly) meeting modern traveller demands

by Huntley Mitchell

The demands of modern travellers are forcing travel companies to rethink how to meet them in a more responsible and sustainable way. For Klook, that means a three-fold approach.

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Tourism

Prince Harry partners with Booking.com and TripAdvisor on global sustainable travel initiative

The Duke of Sussex has announced the arrival of a sustainable travel initiative co-founded by a number of online travel companies.

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Wholesalers

A&K’s Sujata Raman warns travel companies to step up sustainability measures or face extinction

by Christian Fleetwood

Speaking at Travel DAZE 2019, Abercrombie & Kent’s regional boss has called on travel professionals to improve the way they measure the benefits of tourism.

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Events

Tourism

All the photos from Travel DAZE 2019!

Missed out on attending Travel DAZE earlier this week? Get the visual lowdown on all that went on here.

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Travel Agents

“Try not to overthink it”: G Adventures’ sustainability message to agents

by Huntley Mitchell

Travel Weekly pulled G Adventures’ VP of social enterprise and sustainability aside at Travel DAZE yesterday for a quick one-one-one, where he provided some sage advice for agents.

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