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PATA joins tourism coalition pushing sustainable recovery

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) has become a signatory of The Future of Tourism Coalition with the global mission to place destinations at...

Taking stock and moving forward sustainably

As travel readies for rebound, tourism stakeholders should assess how to build back better, in ways that boost economies, while promoting more sustainable and inclusive growth, opines Mike Orgill, Airbnb’s director of policy for Asia Pacific.

Accor, Expedia Group expand UNESCO sustainability pledge

Accor and Expedia Group have joined forces to expand the UNESCO Sustainable Tourism Pledge into 96 countries. The agreement, in collaboration with the UNESCO, sees...

Aussie youth leads growing demand for responsible travel

People are more mindful than ever about travelling consciously following the Covid-19 pandemic, with younger travellers leading the charge in Australia, revealed a recent...

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

Pandemic a time to boost sustainable tourism

The pandemic which has devastated the tourism industry has also thrown up an opportunity for a reset of the industry, with a greater focus...

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