Archive for the ‘Travel Industry Wire’ Category
February 27, 2017 @ 10:14 pm
Representing a $400 million investment to date, the company is on track to develop and deploy its systems on more than 85 vessels across its global fleet through 2020 significantly improving the quality of air emissions from its ships and reinforcing its environmental commitment.
UNWTO Headquarters Hosts the Launch of Spanish Stamps of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017
February 22, 2017 @ 5:20 pm
UNWTO Headquarters in Madrid hosted the presentation on Tuesday of two Spanish stamps commemorating the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017.
February 10, 2017 @ 3:25 pm
Addressing 350 Business School Deans at the EFMD Conference - Professor Geoffrey Lipman said that the 2015 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) provide a massive opportunity for the academic world, but they need to be approached with a big reality check on the tensions between aspiration, implementation, and finance.
January 19, 2017 @ 6:34 pm
Guanajuatos State Ministry of Tourism (Mexico), Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group (Belgium), Govardhan Ecovillage (India) and Dutch Travel Trade Association (Netherlands) were the winners of 13th Edition of the UNWTO Awards for Excellence and Innovation in Tourism. Nearly 150 initiatives from 55 countries applied for this edition.
January 18, 2017 @ 6:38 pm
The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) have signed a Memorandum of Cooperation aimed at providing a framework for joint action in the area of sustainable tourism.
December 29, 2016 @ 7:51 pm
The International Year aims to support a change in policies, business practices and consumer behavior towards a more sustainable tourism sector than can contribute effectively to the SDGs.
Heading to Zero Landfill: Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd’s New Sustainability Report Highlights 10-Year Save the Waves Goals
December 19, 2016 @ 5:44 pm
Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.'s (NYSE: RCL) latest Sustainability Report, released today, documents the Company's commitment to environmental stewardship and showcases improved efficiencies across its fleet.
November 30, 2016 @ 6:24 pm
IATA welcomed the European Commissions revision of the Renewable Energy Directive (RED) to incentivize sustainable fuels.
November 14, 2016 @ 5:47 pm
The role of tourism in implementing the Paris Agreement was on the table on the occasion of the 22ndSession of the UNFCCC Conference of Parties (COP22). The International Symposium of the Sustainable Tourism Programme of the United Nations 10-Year Framework of Programmes on Sustainable Consumption and Production (10YFP), held during COP 22, discussed how to advance Sustainable Tourism in a Changing Climate.
October 13, 2016 @ 8:54 pm
The aviation sector has committed itself to carbon neutral growth by 2020, but so far the plan is floundering. With the environmental cost of flying on the rise, something has to be done.