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VisitScotland Ready For Responsible Recovery

VisitScotland Ready For Responsible Recovery As Malcolm Roughead, Chief Executive, VisitScotland, sees it: “Domestic visitors have been driving the recovery following the impact of COVID-19, but the return of our international visitors is a major step towards the responsible recovery of Scottish tourism.” And that’s exactly what... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Events, News, Responsible Travel, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

Indigenous Values Guide Day Three of IMPACT

Indigenous Values Guide Day Three of IMPACT A Vision for Regenerative Tourism at the IMPACT Sustainability Travel and Tourism Conference in Victoria was largely guided by the beliefs and principles of Canadian Indigenous peoples on the third day of the conference, reports Press Today’s Ted Davis who was on hand for the... more ›
Posted in Canada, Events, News, On The Road Again, Responsible Travel, Tourism Organizations

TTC Makes An Impact With Sustainability Report

TTC Makes An Impact With Sustainability Report The Travel Corporation (TTC) has released its first official Impact Report, detailing progress against its 11 sustainability goals launched in September 2020. How We Tread Right (HWTR), TTC’s current 5-year sustainability strategy, was built to ensure all 41 award-winning brands within... more ›
Posted in Cruise, Hotels, News, Responsible Travel, Tour Operators

Air France Takes Up The Sustainable Challenge

Air France Takes Up The Sustainable Challenge Two very special KLM flights took off from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol recently – one to Edmonton, Alberta, the other to Porto, Portugal. Both flights underwent the widest possible array of sustainability measures. Initiated by KLM employees, the Sustainable Flight Challenge will see 16... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Canada, Responsible Travel

IMPACT Reaches For Regenerative Tourism

IMPACT Reaches For Regenerative Tourism Regeneration, reconciliation and decarbonization were all key watchwords during Day Two of the IMPACT Sustainability Travel and Tourism Conference, reports western editor Ted Davis, in attendance at the event. Those concepts were all attended by an impressive roster of experts, executives... more ›
Posted in Canada, Events, News, Responsible Travel, Trends & Research, West

Future Outlook Encouraging For Tourism Innovators

Future Outlook Encouraging For Tourism Innovators Day One of the IMPACT Sustainability Travel & Tourism Conference was characterized by an urgency to tackle tourism agendas in a new world economic order, reports Press Today’s Ted Davis, who’s attending the event. Post-pandemic hindsight is allowing tourism stakeholders and thought... more ›
Posted in Canada, COVID-19, Events, News, Responsible Travel, Trends & Research

Bob Family Travel Offers Help To Ukraine

Agency, TravelOnly, Uniworld Team Up On Humanitarian Initiative

Bob Family Travel Offers Help To Ukraine Michelle Palma, Executive Vice President North America for Uniworld Boutique Cruises and the President and CEO of Travelonly, Gregory Luciani were on hand at Toronto Pearson Airport this week to help kick off a three-week Eastern European Uniworld cruise adventure and support TravelOnly’s... more ›
Posted in Cruise, News, Responsible Travel, Travel Agents, Ukraine Russia

GBTA Tackles Sustainable Business Travel

Signs New Partnership With Canadian Council for Sustainable Aviation Fuels (C-SAF)

GBTA Tackles Sustainable Business Travel The topic of creating a greener future for business travel took centre stage for the first time at the GBTA Canada Conference in Toronto this week as close to 600 Canadian leaders, professionals and other stakeholders gathered from a cross-section of the travel industry including airlines,... more ›
Posted in Canada, Events, News, Responsible Travel, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research

ETC Launches Nordics Sustainability Campaign

ETC Launches Nordics Sustainability Campaign The European Travel Commission together with The Nordic Council of Ministers has launched a new sustainable tourism marketing campaign for The Nordics, a coalition of the seven Nordic tourism boards of Denmark, the Faroe Islands, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden. The campaign... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Responsible Travel, Tourism Organizations

Globus Shines A Light

Globus Shines A Light One year ago on Earth Day, the Globus family of brands unveiled the Lighthouse Project: An illuminating initiative created to help travellers come together to give generously for the globe’s greater good. And, as part of its goal to cast a light on a sea of needs, the Lighthouse Project is... more ›
Posted in News, Responsible Travel, Tour Operators
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