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Responsible Travel

Intrepid Now B-Corp Certified

Intrepid Now B-Corp Certified Adventure travel company Intrepid Group has become the world’s largest travel B Corp, joining a growing community of businesses looking beyond the bottom line. In an era of “greenwashing,” Intrepid looked to a holistic and objective accreditation scheme to quantify its purpose-led... more ›
Posted in News, Responsible Travel, Tour Operators

Loews Chicago Joins ‘Shedd The Straw’ Initiative

Loews Chicago Joins ‘Shedd The Straw’ Initiative Loews Chicago Hotel has joined Shedd Aquarium’s “Shedd The Straw” initiative to reduce the use of single-use plastic straws throughout the hotel. Loews Chicago is the first hotel to join the initiative aimed at reducing single-use plastic straws in order to reduce waste and improve... more ›
Posted in Hotels, News, Responsible Travel

Uniworld Set To Become Single-Use Plastic Free

Uniworld Set To Become Single-Use Plastic Free Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection is celebrating the fifth anniversary of its innovative sustainable river cruising guide with a promise to become single-use plastic free by 2022. Having already removed all plastic straws, water bottles and related single-use items from its ships,... more ›
Posted in Cruise, News, Responsible Travel

Collette Gives Back

One Million Meals Served As Part of Massive CSR Campaign

Collette Gives Back Collette has reached its goal of donating one million meals at a recent packaging event during the company’s annual Founder’s Day. Collette launched the One Million Meals hunger initiative in 2016 to celebrate the company’s 100th anniversary and to honoor its core value of giving... more ›
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‘Skip The Straw, Save A Turtle’

‘Skip The Straw, Save A Turtle’ Saint Lucian all-inclusive Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa has launched the “Skip The Straw, Save A Turtle” initiative as part of its ongoing commitment to sea turtle conservation. The program will roll out to guests at the resort’s Paradise Beach Bar where straws will no longer be... more ›
Posted in News, Resorts, Responsible Travel

Lindblad Eliminates Single-Use Plastic Fleetwide

Lindblad Eliminates Single-Use Plastic Fleetwide Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic have successfully completed a comprehensive single-use plastics elimination program across their fleet. Lindblad’s ships are now 100% free of all single-use plastic bottles, cups, straws and stirrers. The effort supports National Geographic’s... more ›
Posted in Cruise, News, Responsible Travel

Power Of The People

Consumer Choice Trumps America First

Power Of The People Donald Trump’s exhortation of “America First” and all the debate around NAFTA might have some in the travel industry wondering: how does this affect me? Quite likely much more than you think, writes Brett Walker in an exclusive commentary in this week's digital edition of Canadian... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Car Rental, Cruise, Destinations, Florida, Hawaii, Hotels, Motor Coach, News, Rail, Resorts, Responsible Travel, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

Iceland Committed to ‘Responsible Travel Behaviour’

Iceland Committed to ‘Responsible Travel Behaviour’ Inspired by Iceland is celebrating the success of The Icelandic Pledge initiative to encourage and inspire responsible travel behaviour from visitors to the country. With the installation of a “Pledge Button,” visitors can now upon arrival in the country hit the button and commit to... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Responsible Travel

Enterprise Marks A Milestone In Canada

Company Donates $250,000 To Establish Enterprise Mobility Fund

Enterprise Marks A Milestone In Canada It has been 25 years since Enterprise Rent-A-Car opened its first international office in Windsor, Ontario and to mark the milestone occasion, the Enterprise Rent-A-Car Foundation is giving a gift to help more Canadians connect with their communities, environment and each other. The Foundation... more ›
Posted in Car Rental, Events, News, Responsible Travel

Just Like The Oscars

First Annual Agents' Choice Gala A Stellar Success

Just Like The Oscars It was a night when the stars of the Canadian travel industry shone brightly as Baxter Media – along with presenting sponsors, Air Canada and Sandals Resorts International; feature sponsors, WestJet, TravelBrands and the Jamaica Tourist Board – welcomed a sold out crowd for the first annual... more ›
Posted in Agents' Choice Awards 2018, Airlines, Attractions, Car Rental, Cruise, Destinations, Events, Hotels, Insurance, Motor Coach, News, Rail, Resorts, Responsible Travel, Technology, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents, Trends & Research
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