The Travel Corporation (TTC) is now a sponsor of PATA’s BUFFET (Building an Understanding for Food Excess in Tourism) campaign, launched in January to address food waste in tourism.
As an official sponsor of the initiative, TTC has committed to help raise awareness of food waste in the travel and tourism industry. It also intends to challenge other industry stakeholders, particularly the hospitality sector, to reduce food waste to landfill.
Moreover, TTC will share best practice solutions that its various brands and partners have been implementing to reduce and prevent excess food waste in a PATA special report that will be published and distributed to the hotel and tourism industry.
Brett Tollman, chief executive, TTC, said: “The tourism and hospitality sectors have to take immediate action to find solutions that can help reduce food waste, ensuring a direct impact to reducing carbon emissions. Climate change has greatly affected some tourism destinations, and it is imperative that everyone takes on a proactive role to drive positive change and protect our planet for future generations.”
The company will also be a key sponsor for PATA’s BUFFET for Youth Challenge that will take place at the PATA Annual Summit 2019 in Cebu from May 9-12, 2019.