Airlines under the microscope – how can they achieve their sustainability goals?

Just as airlines begin to savour the prospect of financial sustainability, this ease has been quickly interrupted by the threat of failing to meet sustainability…..

International tourism growth continues to outpace the global economy; has UNWTO been too conservative with its industry forecast?

More than 1.5 billion international tourist arrivals were recorded globally in 2019, a 4% increase on the previous year, according to the latest United Nations…..

‘Less talk and more action’ is needed on sustainability as survey reveals six out of ten corporate travel programmes are ‘not ethical’

As we look more closely at sustainability questions are being raised into the success of measures previously introduced to support environmental concerns. New research highlights…..

Etihad’s ‘eco-flight’ highlights the sustainability initiatives that could deliver road map for future air travel practices, both in the air and on the ground

When Etihad Airways’ flight EY57 touched down in Brussels shortly before 7am on 13-Jan-2020 it marked the conclusion of a special ‘eco-flight’ from Abu Dhabi,…..

Delta aims to become an ‘active voice’ in environmental stewardship

There’s no doubt that the global aviation industry is under heavy scrutiny for its environmental footprint, and Delta Air Lines believes it is time to…..

The future of travel – ‘consumer and tech trends are merging’, but it is a ‘virtuous circle’

The travel business continues to evolve, and many believe it is currently at a key stage of its transformation. Technology is one of the key…..

Responsible tourism: What’s in a label?

There is no argument that responsible tourism is gaining steam as sustainability becomes a mainstay of everyday life. But at times travellers could experience challenges…..

Air France to offset its domestic emissions and will debut bigger baggage bins on its single-aisle aircraft as it moves to meet changing traveller habits

There have been increasing calls in France, like some other European countries, for a modal shift from air to rail for domestic journeys. While, such…..

Air New Zealand has made ‘great strides’ against its sustainability goals over the past 12 months

Sustainability is becoming an increasingly essential aspect of business strategy and more and more customers are demanding that businesses develop practices that take into account…..

Simplifying responsible travel – new map aims to inspire tourists and travellers to give back to the destination they’re visiting

Travel has always been about trying different experiences and discovering new surroundings. Nowadays, it has become increasingly important for travellers to also give something back…..

Taking a sustainable strategy on our business travels – from vehicle sharing via glass and plate use to virtual meetings, are we on the right path?

The importance of sustainability in society, and especially in business travel, is growing and an increasing number of companies are paying attention to environmental and…..