sustainable travel

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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Tourism

New research reveals Aussies’ biggest concerns about tourism’s environmental impact

World Environment Day is tomorrow, so we’re doing our bit by publishing this research and darning a few pairs of our old socks.

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Wholesalers

The Travel Corporation to go carbon neutral by 2030

TTC is celebrating Earth Day with a new five-step plan to tackle climate change, while Travel Weekly staff are celebrating by filling our KeepCups to the brim with champers.

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Intrepid Travel unveils new Premium range of tours

The world’s largest travel B Corp has launched 70 new trips that are sure to satisfy even the most discerning of travellers.

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New G Adventures research reveals what Aussie travellers are setting as their ‘restart resolutions’

A new survey has shed some light on what your clients are going to be looking for when the time is right to travel again, and it looks like sustainable travel will come back in a big way.

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Tourism

STUDY: 88 per cent of Aussies willing to change their travel practices to be more sustainable

We changed our travel practices in the name of sustainability by slapping single-use coffee cups out of people’s hands on commuter trains. It has not gone well so far.

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Aviation

“Airlines have a responsibility to cut emissions”: Qantas to reach net-zero emissions by 2050

by Ali Coulton

Those wracked with guilt over their carbon footprint every time they fly can rest easy thanks to this news.

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Wholesalers

“It’s something to be aware of, but not ashamed of”: Trafalgar’s Gavin Tollman on flight shaming

by Huntley Mitchell

The very suave Gavin Tollman recently graced Travel Weekly with his presence, and also offered some interesting thoughts on sustainable travel. He even taught us how to tie a full Windsor knot.

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Wholesalers

G Adventures launches new Planeterra Project to help save the reef

Much to the delight of Nemo and Dory, the wholesaler has teamed up with Reef Ecologic to promote coral growth and conservation on the Great Barrier Reef.

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“It starts with your staff”: World Expeditions CEO talks internal sustainability practices

by Ali Coulton

Travel Weekly is engaging in its sustainable tourism practices today by making a compost pile in the office. And by that, we mean we’ve been throwing our mandarin peels behind the couch and hoping for the best.

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Wholesalers

“I rode an elephant”: Intrepid’s CEO challenges agents to confess to travel mistakes

by James Thornton

Intrepid’s James Thornton has penned a stirring confession in light of World Elephant Day, asking travel agents to step up to the plate when it comes to responsible travel.

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Aviation

Flight shaming is not the answer, says Qantas CEO

by Ali Coulton

Alan Joyce has urged the industry to be outspoken in lessening its impact on the environment, much like Travel Weekly’s loud screeching whenever a colleague uses a single-use coffee cup.

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