News: Environment

Shangri-La Hotels partner with Diversey to upcycle linen into reusable face masks 

A partnership between the Shangri-La Group and Diversey, a leading global hygiene solutions provider, will upcycle 12,500kg of hotel linen into 500,000 reusable face masks via 20…

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Jul 2, 2020 Environment / Hospitality / Safety / Tourism /


COVID-19 travel restrictions present opportunity to focus on Culture and Heritage Protection

The World Tourism Association for Culture & Heritage (WTACH) notes that the COVID-19 travel restrictions have presented an opportunity to pause, reflect and reshape policies on cultural…

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Jun 25, 2020 Education / Environment / Hospitality / Tourism /


ICC Sydney secures sustainable development award

UFI, the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, has announced that ICC Sydney has secured the UFI Sustainable Development Award 2020. The UFI Sustainable Development Award 2020 was…

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Jun 24, 2020 Environment / Events / Venues /


Expo 2020 Dubai site to be delivered this year

Despite the postponement of Expo 2020 Dubai until next year the event site remains on target for completion before the end of 2020. The six-month world fair, a milestone for the United…

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Jun 19, 2020 Design / Environment / Events / Tourism / Venues /


ALERT highlights that India’s protected areas are rapidly disappearing

The Alliance of Leading Environmental Researchers and Thinkers (ALERT) has highlighted that India has used the COVID-19 crisis to approve construction of dams, mining projects, thermal…

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Jun 3, 2020 Education / Environment /


Global Eco Asia-Pacific commits to 2020 conference in Margaret River

Ecotourism Australia has advised that its Global Eco Asia-Pacific Tourism Conference will take in December this year, anticipating that the event will take on a “special role”…

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May 29, 2020 Environment / Marketing / Tourism /


Australian tourism industry requires ‘complete overhaul’ to succeed

Australia’s tourism industry needs a total revamp to ensure its future success, according to global tourism expert, Professor Marianna Sigala at the University of South…

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May 26, 2020 Environment / Tourism /


Cambodian Wildlife in danger as ecotourism sector collapses

The temporary closure of Cardamom Tented Camp in Cambodia has meant that forest patrols by Wildlife Alliance rangers in Botum Sakor national park in southwest Cambodia may have to be…

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May 19, 2020 Environment / Safety / Tourism /



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