World Travel Market

Responsible travel: World Travel conference looks beyond towel re-use

Earlier this month, the travel and tourism industry celebrated the World Travel Market (WTM) World Tourism Responsible Tourism Day at the World Travel Market in London. Representatives from some of the world’s largest airlines, hotel groups, tour operators plus academics and consultants discussed current responsible tourism and how the industry can improve. Sustainable tourism The […]

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Climate change report explores impact on business

On 13 April 2014, the United Nation’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) issued the third installment of its most comprehensive report so far. It was the result of a three-year joint effort by more than 300 scientists. The first report – released in September 2013 – explained the cause of climate change (‘unequivocally’ caused […]

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Busines carbon usage can be reduced through greater knowledge

Companies across the UK have been advised of the benefits of ensuring knowledge of green measures and carbon-cutting initiatives are not lost following staff departures. Speaking at the Sustainabilitylive event in Birmingham, Nick Desolino, sustainability advisor at KPMG, said staff should be recording special events and all records to do with creating a more sustainable […]

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