sustainability

Destinations

Have A South Coast Summer with Cupitt’s Estate’s New Luxury Pod-Style Accommodation

by Amy Shapiro

We only had to travel to Ulladulla to find southern hospitality that would give Dixie a run for its money. Ps if the art suddenly ‘turns off’… it’s the Smart TV. This editor felt mighty stupid.

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Cruise

CLIA’s annual sustainability report shows how cruise lines are negotiating barriers to alternative fuels

There are still significant barriers the industry will need to negotiate before adopting sustainable fuels. Here’s what they’re doing in the meantime.

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Destinations

Island hopping in the Philippines’ sustainable tropical paradise

by Sponsored by Philippines Department of Tourism

Want to provide a guilt-free tropical island getaway for clients with sustainability on their minds? The Philippines’ crown jewel, Boracay, is set to emerge from the global pandemic as a leading destination in this travel space.

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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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