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UNWTO unveils startup competition winners

Startups from around the world have been recognised for their contributions to sustainable and responsible tourism in the UNWTO SDGs Global Startup Competition. Supported by...

Climate action blueprint for destinations in the works

Two global tourism bodies have come together to develop a blueprint for climate action in destinations. The blueprint, helmed by the Future of Tourism Coalition...

Marriott Bonvoy puts purpose into travel

Marriott International has launched Good Travel with Marriott Bonvoy, a programme that aims to offer meaningful travel by helping tourists forge connections with local...

Prioritising green recovery could accelerate aviation rebound

With rising concerns over climate change and increasing commitment from travel companies to become carbon neutral in the future, it is vital that airlines...

Pushing sustainability forward amid Covid-19

The Covid-19 pandemic is testing business commitment to sustainability, as tighter hygiene standards lead to a spike in single-use packaging, sterilisation and waste production. Kevin Teng, executive director of sustainability, Marina Bay Sands, tells Pamela Chow how the integrated resort is pulling off the balancing act

Banyan Tree Global Foundation offers grants for sustainability projects

Banyan Tree Global Foundation (BTGF) has launched the Greater Good Grants that aims to support innovative and impactful projects focused on the betterment of...

Phuket establishes Green Day to inspire island clean-up

Phuket Hotels Association’s Environmental & Sustainability Working Group is encouraging locals and tourists to value the beauty of Phuket’s well-loved beaches and surrounding seas...

Ovolo Hotels eschews meat in favour of sustainable dining

In conjunction with World Vegetarian Day on October 1, Ovolo Hotels has launched the Year of the Veg, becoming the first hotel group to...

Local food heroes get a taste of the limelight

Planet Happiness, which tracks destination well-being, has teamed up with Taste of Happiness to create a video series spotlighting local culinary experts, in hopes...

Greenview Portal gains GSTC-Recognized status

The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) has awarded Greenview Portal for the Hospitality Industry the GSTC-Recognized System status, making it the first sustainable tourism...

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