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GBTA Applauds EU Sustainability Directive

GBTA Applauds EU Sustainability Directive The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) is welcoming the adoption of the EU Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) to create new, detailed sustainability reporting requirements and significantly expand the number of European and non-European companies subject to the European... more ›
Posted in News, Responsible Travel, Tourism Organizations

The Positive Impact Of Regenerative Tourism

The Positive Impact Of Regenerative Tourism Regenerative tourism can make a meaningful difference rebuilding our social and physical assets and creating new opportunities for visitors and residents.  A panel discussion on regenerative tourism at the 2022 TIAC Tourism Congress moderated by Donna Hatt Chief Administration Officer at... more ›
Posted in Canada, Events, News, Responsible Travel, Tourism Organizations

Agency Group Cruises For The Stars

Stewart Travel Group Raises Over $50,000 For Stars For Life

Agency Group Cruises For The Stars The Stewart Travel Group is back from its cruise on the Danube River and it returned with in a cheque for $35,800 for Stars for Life, Foundation for Autism, a Charlottetown, PE non-profit organization. If you add the $15,500 that Travis and Paula Stewart, co-owners of Stewart Travel Group,... more ›
Posted in Canada, Cruise, Events, News, Responsible Travel, Travel Agents

Turkish Airlines Focuses On The Future

Turkish Airlines Focuses On The Future Turkish Airlines continues to prove the value it places on humanity and the environment with its efforts towards energy productivity. In order to elevate its services and leadership among airline companies, the flag carrier has received the LEED v4.1 O+M: EB Certificate. With the successful... more ›
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Travel With Pride

Accent Inns Inc. Becomes First Hotel Chain Fully Rainbow Registered In Canada

Travel With Pride All nine affiliated properties of Accent Inns Inc. are now officially Rainbow Registered with Canada’s LGBT+ Chamber of Commerce. First launched in June 2021, the Rainbow Registered Accreditation Program was created to better identify 2SLGBTQI+ friendly businesses across Canada and move... more ›
Posted in Canada, Hotels, News, Responsible Travel, Tourism Organizations

G Adventures Makes An Investment In The Future

G Adventures Makes An Investment In The Future G Adventures, has made a significant financial investment in restorative travel technology start-up, Reforest, to start taking action via tree-planting. Reforest, which is based in Brisbane, Australia, is a digital platform connecting travellers with local communities that are actively... more ›
Posted in News, Responsible Travel, Technology, Tour Operators

Air Canada Invests In The Future

Air Canada Invests In The Future Air Canada is investing in the future, with an equity investment/loan of $6.75 million into Canadian climate solutions company, Carbon Engineering (CE). The investment supports the advancement of CE's Direct Air Capture (DAC) technology that pulls carbon dioxide (CO2) directly out of the... more ›
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Taking Sustainable Travel To New Levels

Taking Sustainable Travel To New Levels Booking.com has unveiled an array of new product features in celebration of the one year anniversary of its Travel Sustainable program, introduced in 2021 to provide travellers with transparent and credible information to make more mindful choices for their trips. With the ongoing aim to... more ›
Posted in Hotels, News, Resorts, Responsible Travel, Technology

Costa Rica Joins GSTC

Costa Rica Joins GSTC The Costa Rican Tourism Board (Instituto Costarricense de Turismo) has joined the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC). William Rodríguez, Minister of Tourism of Costa Rica, said: “We are honoured to become a GSTC member country, an organization with which Costa Rica shares the... more ›
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Tourism Investment Seen As Key To Recovery

Tourism Investment Seen As Key To Recovery Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has called for a new tourism investment thrust to recover from the fallout of the global pandemic. Bartlett’s call comes against the fact that prior to the pandemic outbreak in 2019, tourism accounted for 10% of global GDP, provided 11%... more ›
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