News: Environment

Melia hotels launch environmental programs in Vietnam to repurpose plastic

As Meliá Hotels International works towards a plastic-free environment at its properties, the Spanish hotel group’s Meliá Hanoi and Meliá Ba Vi Mountain Retreat…

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Jun 29, 2022 Environment / Hospitality / Tourism /

 
 

Carbon Market Watch analysis questions 2022 Qatar World Cup carbon-neutral claim

A report has been released by Carbon Market Watch, a non-profit association with expertise in carbon pricing, in which they question claims made by organisers of the FIFA World Cup in Qatar…

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Jun 28, 2022 Environment / Events / Sport / Venues /

 
 

Post-COVID sustainability initiatives spotlighted at Asian Hotels

A number of hotels across Asia have implemented sustainability initiatives post-COVID ranging from solar power projects, organic cuisine, food waste recycling, eco-friendly sewage…

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Jun 26, 2022 Environment / Hospitality / Tourism /

 
 

Australia launches new Plastics Innovation Hub in Vietnam

Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO has announced the delivery of new innovations to tackle plastic waste in the Indo-Pacific, with a Plastics Innovation Hub being launched…

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Jun 23, 2022 Environment / Technology /

 
 

Surf Life Saving NSW delivers training to Indian Rescue Academy

The business arm of SLSNSW - Surf Life Saving Services - is delivering training as part of a partnership with the Indian Rescue Academy. The relationship goes back nearly a decade through a…

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Jun 22, 2022 Education / Environment / Recreation / Safety /

 
 

Thailand’s Pimalai Resort relaunches its island cleaning initiative

For the first time since the global pandemic, Thailand’s Pimalai Resort and Spa - a five-star sanctuary on the tropical island of Koh Lanta - has relaunched its island cleaning…

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Jun 16, 2022 Environment / Events / Hospitality / Tourism /

 
 

Asia’s first AI-based mobile app launched for shark and ray fin identification to combat illegal wildlife trade

In an effort to combat illegal wildlife trade, Singapore National Parks Board, Microsoft and Conservation International have collaborated to create Asia’s first AI-powered mobile…

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Jun 15, 2022 Environment / Parks / Technology /

 
 

Anantara Doha launches whale shark experience and reopens surf pool

Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara has partnered with Discover Qatar to launch whale shark experiences offering viewing of one of the largest congregations of whale sharks. Banana Island…

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Jun 13, 2022 Attractions / Environment / Hospitality / Tourism /

 
 

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