Sustainable Travel


21 June 2021

Single-use plastic products report to advance sustainability in tourism

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), launch a major new report today, addressing the complex issue of single-use […]
31 May 2021

The search for the Best Tourism Villages has begun

The search is on for the best examples of rural villages harnessing the power of tourism to provide opportunity and safeguard their communities, local traditions and […]
26 May 2021

GreenFest where Sustainability is the word

Over the next weekend, Braga will host another edition of one of the biggest sustainability events in Portugal: GreenFest. This year’s edition will be a hybrid, […]
10 May 2021

The importance of sustainability leadership in the tourism industry

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), which represents the global Travel & Tourism private sector, and faculty and scientists of the Harvard T.H. Chan School […]
10 May 2021

Brussels Airport gets European funding to accelerate sustainable transition

Within the scope of the European Green Deal, the European Commission called for research and innovation projects that support the transition to a zero-carbon economy. Brussels […]
27 April 2021

Braga transforms the Seven Fountains Monument into a sustainable Green Park

The Sete Fontes is a significant set of springs that form a hydraulic system from which, over several centuries, the city of Braga was supplied with […]
14 April 2021

Uzbekistan improves legislation on the flora protection and on the trade in endangered species

Uzbekistan is not only a country-successor of the great ancient civilizations that once existed on its modern territory and gave the world a huge number of […]
6 April 2021

Learning from Africa

We can learn much about tourism in and from Africa – celebrating diversity and inclusiveness, growing the cake to create more value for neighbouring communities, living […]
5 April 2021

Building a sustainable future for European travel

This past year has upended the entire travel industry. With ever-changing regulations and lockdowns, dwindling budgets, and fluctuating traveler comfort levels, it feels impossible to deploy […]
29 March 2021

Scandinavia leads ranking for global sustainable tourism

Global market research company Euromonitor International recently released their new report ‘Top Countries for Sustainable Tourism’ at ITB Berlin. According to their research, 66.4% of consumers globally […]
29 March 2021

Limburg gets Flander’s first rollerblading route

Saturday 20th March saw the opening of Flander’s first ever rollerblading route. The trail covers 90 kilometres and is specially designed for the unique mode of […]
23 March 2021

Enhancing the tourism ecosystem for the coming years

Covid-19 outbreak has paralysed the entire EU tourism sector, putting its ecosystem under unprecedented pressure. Former crisis show us that tourism and travel is the most […]
15 March 2021

Accor and Expedia Group join forces to expand UNESCO sustainability pledge into 96 countries

Expedia Group, the global travel platform and Accor, a world leading hospitality group, in conjunction with the UNESCO, are joining forces to further extend the UNESCO […]
11 March 2021

Texel set to be the first plastic-free Dutch island

Plastic is everywhere. One look in your cupboards will probably suffice to see that we live in a world where almost everything comes packaged. On trip […]
4 March 2021

Valencia becomes first European city to measure the carbon emissions of its tourists

Living in the year 2021, it’s safe to say that we’re becoming more and more aware of our ecological footprint. Some exceptions put aside, most of […]
3 March 2021

European Travel Commissions releases step-by-step framework for sustainable tourism development

Today the European Travel Commission (ETC), representing 32 national tourism organizations in Europe, has published a new handbook ‘Sustainable Tourism Implementation: Framework and Toolkit’ – an […]
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