Launched in 2018, the organisation Travel Without Plastic works with hotels and other tourism businesses looking to reduce plastic in their supply chains or go plastic-free. I spoke with their founder, Jo Hendrickx.
A couple of exciting new stories about two upcoming hotels suggest the travel industry is beginning to wake up to the potential of the circular economy for tourism.
Following several recent news stories about hotel approaches to towel and linen sustainability, here is a simple guide to getting it right.
Tourism needs to change how it approaches its use to water. Setting targets to reduce its use is no longer enough.
I now look for airbnb in a destination ahead of other forms of accommodation. If others act like me, what impact is this having on independent hotels and lodges?
As those in tourism wonder how to meet the challenges posed by the popularity of companies like Airbnb, might it be worth also examining the never-ending popularity of camping and caravanning?
What would be the perfect place to travel in 2015? Jeremy Smith dreams of his ideal destination, would it would contain, and wonder where it might be found.
A campaign has been launched calling on tripadvisor to make sustainability ratings more visible and to give its users the same control over them as for other categories.
From poaching to climate change, profitability to accessibility, the topics being discussed at WTM 2014 were the most varied yet. Here are my highlights…