sustainability

Aviation

APAC airlines target net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, urge governments to back sustainable fuel

The airlines are pinning their hopes on sustainable aviation fuel to help reach their ambitious, but important goal.

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Cruise

Carnival outlines new sustainability goals, with aspirations to achieve carbon-neutral ship operations by 2050

Meanwhile, considering the current state of play, the only thing Travel Weekly staff are aspiring to be by 2050 is alive and kicking.

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Wholesalers

Explore names new sustainability chief

The TTC-owned brand has a new head of sustainability who, we assume, carries her lunch in beeswax wraps and BPA-free containers.

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Tourism

Study: Two in five Aussies would swap a pay rise for more annual leave

Expedia has released some spiffy new data about how travel values have shifted during the pandemic, with many saying they have increased their budget for post-COVID jaunts.

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Cruise

MSC gets serious about building world’s first oceangoing hydrogen-powered cruise ship

MSC has ramped up its sustainability efforts and, thankfully, there isn’t a hint of greenwashing.

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Cruise

NCLH aims for carbon neutrality with new long-term strategy

Meanwhile, Travel Weekly’s editor is attempting to reduce his emissions by avoiding foods that cause him to break wind.

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Travel Agents

FCM rolls out global net-zero carbon offsetting program

Meanwhile, Travel Weekly has upped its sustainability credentials with some new office recycling bins. The old ones were getting pretty gross.

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Destinations

Tourism Authority of Thailand supports beach clean-up at Sydney’s Chowder Bay

We love hearing about sustainable initiatives like this at Travel Weekly. It’s also reminded us to empty our office compost bin.

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Cruise

Norwegian releases latest sustainability report, scores a ‘B’ for climate change action

Curious about what cruise lines are doing to achieve sustainability? Norwegian has laid all its cards on the table for you to peruse.

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Aviation

Qantas helps travel agents carbon-offset clients’ flights

Want to impress your clients with some eco-friendly razzamatazz? Australia’s national carrier just made it a whole lot easier.

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Wholesalers

TTC commits to new sustainability goals, plans to be carbon-neutral by 2030

Meanwhile, we’re reducing our carbon footprint by strapping a tiny solar panel to our office dog. We’re not sure what’s it’s powering, but he looks very cute.

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Cruise

CLIA sustainability report shows $2 billion increase in ships with cleaner fuels

It looks like the cruise industry has managed to juggle its COVID-19 struggles with its sustainability goals. Next, it’ll be pulling rabbits out of hats and scarves from its pockets.

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