The MSC Foundation and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) have announced a new partnership to conserve and restore threatened coral reefs. The announcement was made during Monaco Ocean Week, an event that brings experts and leaders from across the marine conservation... more ›
Is being a responsible traveller important to your clients? What kind of requests are they making and how are your favourite suppliers helping you respond to their demands?
There’s no doubt that sustainability-savvy travellers are seeking specific requirements for their trips. What kind of... more ›
“Travel advisors must take the time to understand why sustainable travel is so important and what climate change is all about,” Nico Nicholas, co-founder & CEO of Trees4Travel tells Canadian Travel Press.
Nicholas observes that: “If they don’t know the basics, they cannot begin... more ›
Taking the stage during the first ever Global Tourism Resilience Conference in Kingston, Jamaica last month, Jamaica’s minister of tourism Edmund Bartlett highlighted the significance of February 17 being officially declared Global Tourism Resilience Day.
Notably, Bartlett shared that this... more ›
The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has launched the Hotel Sustainability Basics (Basics), enabling tourist accommodation providers from around the world, regardless of their size, to begin their sustainability journey.
Basics, an industry-backed scheme, is a globally recognized... more ›
Conference Makes An IMPACT Against Climate Change
The benefits of hindsight were evident at a recent sustainable tourism conference in British Columbia, as speakers looked back on the tumultuous past two years-plus of COVID-19, and gave their views on the future, writes Western Editor, Ted Davis in the latest issue of Canadian Travel... more ›
Canada Jetlines Operations Ltd. has signed an Ultra-Clean fuel offtake agreement with ClearSky Global Inc.
Under the terms of the agreement, Canada Jetlines will purchase up to 18,000,000 litres per year of jet fuel from ClearSky Global, providing a stable and secure supply of low... more ›
MSC Group, MSC Foundation Support Turkey, Syria Earthquake Relief
The MSC Group and the MSC Foundation have organized an urgent response to support the population in the aftermath of the devastating earthquake in Turkey and Syria.
A wide effort is underway across the MSC family and the company is closely coordinating with the Turkish authorities, the... more ›
Collette is deeply saddened by the news of the devastating earthquakes that have hit both Turkey and Syria. Our thoughts are with all who have been affected by this tragedy. The Collette Foundation is joining the huge humanitarian effort that is aimed at helping the hundreds of thousands of... more ›
Destination Sherbrooke has announced its formal commitment to helping make tourism more sustainable, by pursuing certification to the GreenStep Sustainable Tourism Destination standard.
This process will assess the destination’s environmental, socio-economic, natural, cultural, and... more ›