Over 345 volunteers, including Air Canada employees, took part in the first Air Canada-sponsored public cleanup in Canada on Sept. 22 at British Columbia's Garry Point Park.
In the span of just a few hours, the volunteers removed the following items from the shoreline:
29 plastic cups
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An Experience That Will Last A Lifetime
Dawn Bazely wants those considering High Arctic vacations to bear in mind that mighty bruins often seen as iconic of the destination are far from being the only attraction there for nature enthusiasts.
In fact, much of Mother Nature's summertime handiwork is on the itty-bitty side, she... more ›
Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre Responds to Bahamas Crisis, Sandals Foundation Collaborating
Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says that the Jamaican-based Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre has begun to mobilize resources to assist the Bahamas following the devastating effects of hurricane Dorian.
Speaking at a briefing at the Jamaica Tourist Board’s New... more ›
Duke of Sussex Launches Global Sustainable Initiative – Travalyst
The Duke of Sussex has announced a major new global partnership aimed at improving conservation, environmental protection and expanding local community economic development by encouraging sustainable tourism practices across the travel industry.
Called Travalyst, the partnership has been... more ›
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Sustainability Takes Centre Stage For Airlines
Airline bosses attending IATA's AGM in Seoul got a rough ride from Violeta Bulc, the European Union's commissioner for transport when she got onto the subject of sustainability, reports Quebec editor, Mike Dunbar in this week's issue of Canadian Travel Press.
Bulc started out by declaring,... more ›
Agents Can Be Part Of The Solution
Do travel agents have the power to help combat overtourism? Ninan Chacko, the CEO of Travel Leaders Group, believes the travel industry at large can play a pivotal role in tackling the issue moving forward.
“Travel advisors play a crucial role in educating travellers about alternative... more ›
Flight Centre Travel Group (FCTG) has teamed up with the Wildlife Friends Foundation of Thailand (WFFT) to improve and enrich the lives of animals at the Project Wildlife Rescue Centre near Bangkok, Thailand.
Sixteen FCTG employees will spend the week of Sept. 8 volunteering at the project... more ›
Bannikin, World Animal Protection Host Webinar For Agents
Bannikin Travel & Tourism will be hosting a webinar for travel advisors on Sept. 5 at 2 p.m. with special guests, World Animal Protection.
During the webinar, World Animal Protection will introduce the organization and its mission; identify animal welfare issues in the tourism industry;... more ›
CTO Conference Looks At Regional Tourism, Disaster Recovery And More
Significant advantages arise for those tourism related companies that are able to transform through any diversity in order to remain competitive in today’s changing global tourism landscape.
The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) will examine the negative forces and positive tourism... more ›
Cruise Line Set to Host Third Annual Conservation Cruise
Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) is partnering with the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation (GHOF) and Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Guy Harvey Research Institute to host the third annual ocean conservation-themed cruise on Norwegian Escape this fall.
Departing Sept. 15 from New York, guests who... more ›