News: Environment

Study finds paper-based single-use products have significant environmental benefits

With an increasing number of geographies today facing freshwater supply issues, a recent Life Cycle Assessment study undertaken by Ramboll - a leading global engineering, design and…

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Mar 4, 2021 Environment / Hospitality /

 
 

Sustainable Spa Association reveals that a third of spa businesses contribute to United Nations SDGs

Just 33% of spa businesses around the world contribute to the United Nations’ 17 SDG Development Goals (SDGs) according to a newly released survey conducted by The Sustainable Spa…

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Mar 2, 2021 Environment / Tourism / Wellness /

 
 

Time Out’s inaugural global travel survey reveals a ‘Fusion Trip’ trend

Media and hospitality brand, Time Out, has debuted its first global travel survey that reveals travellers are in search of a fusion of city and nature for their future trips. This emerging…

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Feb 26, 2021 Arts / Culture / Environment / Tourism /

 
 

New company launched to develop mountain tourism in Saudi Arabia’s Asir region

The Soudah Development Company has been launched to develop Al-Soudah, and parts of Rijal Al-Ma`a Governorate in the Asir region of Saudi Arabia, to be a world-class mountain tourist…

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Feb 25, 2021 Environment / Recreation / Tourism /

 
 

Dubai stages first-ever solar-powered FIA motor rally

Staged from 18th to 20th February, the Dubai International Baja event has set the record as the first FIA (Federation Internationale de l'Automobile) World Cup motor rally to be run on…

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Feb 23, 2021 Environment / Sport / Technology /

 
 

Anantara’s resorts in northern Thailand listed as Travel+Leisure’s Top Hotels of the World

Luxury hotel group Anantara’s two northern Thailand resorts, Anantara Chiang Mai Resort and Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp and Resort have been included in Travel+Leisure USA…

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Feb 19, 2021 Environment / Hospitality / Marketing / Tourism /

 
 

Singapore sets sustainable targets for next 10 years

The Government of Singapore has this week released details of a national agenda on sustainable development with the unveiling of the Singapore Green Plan 2030. Introduced as a…

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Feb 13, 2021 ByKaren Sweaney Environment / Government / Parks / Recreation /

 
 

Global warming and sea level rise place tourist destinations at risk

With sea-level rise likely to affect hundreds of millions of people throughout this century, a number of tourist destinations are at serious risk of completely vanishing by 2100. Around…

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Feb 8, 2021 ByKaren Sweaney Environment / Tourism /

 
 

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