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When it comes to sustainability, terminology matters.

Airplane Emissions

As the conversation around sustainability grows, especially with the issue now firmly on the government’s agenda, so too does our vocabulary – and while many of the terms sound similar, there is science behind each definition. Too often the wrong terminology is being used, either by accident or design. While using headline-grabbing sustainability terms may be […]

Demand for sustainable travel continues to rise

Bullet train in Japan - sustainable travel trends

Despite the cost-of-living crisis and other global economic uncertainties Intrepid reported its best global sales day in its 33-year history last November. Whilst, the GBTA (Global Business Travel Association) reports that 53% of North American companies have corporate sustainability programmes that drive how they choose their travel suppliers. It’s clear that the trend for sustainable […]

GSTC 2022 Sustainable Tourism Conference

Global Sustainable Tourism Conference 2022

Date: 12-15 December 2022  Location: Seville, Andalusia, Spain GSTC2022 Sevilla will bring together international and domestic tourism stakeholders involved in the development and promotion of sustainable travel & tourism; including public sector, hotels, tour operators, corporates, OTAs, academia, development agencies, NGOs, consultants, and more. Patrick Richards joined a panel of experts to discuss Data, Stats, […]

Virtual Master Class – Why and how should travel agencies measure their carbon footprint?

TTG Virtual Master Class

Date: 7th of December 2022  Location: Online Agents hopeful of winning a place in TTG’s Top 50 Travel Agencies 2023 are invited to an exclusive online seminar to help them prepare for questions around sustainability. The half-hour virtual masterclass on 7 December will feature TTG’s sustainability advisor TerraVerde, alongside Deben Travel boss Lee Hunt, who has […]

World Travel Markets

TerraVerde at World Travel Markets

Date: 7th to 9th November 2022  Location: ExCel London It was wonderful to meet so many people from the travel industry at this years World Travel Markets; an exciting event which showcases destinations and travel organisations from around the world. Our team were delighted to see the popularity of the sustainability stage and it’s clear that […]

TIS Tourism Innovation Summit – Destination 2030

Tourism Innovation Summit

Date: 2nd November Location: FIBES Seville Patrick Richards will be taking to the stage to moderate a discussion at this years summit. The Tourism Innovation Summit is aimed to help tourism and travel industry to face all those short and long-term challenges. Seville will host again three days of disruptive masterclasses where success stories of travel are going […]

Hotel & Resort Innovation Expo Sustainability Awards

Hotel & Resort Innovation Expo Sustainability Award

Date: 19th & 20th of October  Location: ExCeL, London Patrick Richards will be joining the judging panel for the Hotel & Resort Innovation Expo sustainability award at Excel. The Hotel & Resort Innovation Expo is the UK’s leading business event dedicated to the hotel sector. Every year the show connects the industry’s most ambitions professionals with the […]

TTG Luxury Travel Summit

TTG Luxury Travel Summit

Date: 7th October Location: The Biltmore, Mayfair London As Sustainable Advisors to the TTG team, the TerraVerde team are attending the TTG Luxury Travel Summit and will be available to discuss any questions or concerns delegates have about their sustainability strategies. Find out more >  

Sustainable Communications – But do you have anything to say?

Sustainable Communications

Recently, whilst attending the ‘Sustainable Communications’ workshop at TTG’s Fairer Travel Sustainability Forum, I was struck by the number of attendees who, when asked admitted that they had yet to adopt any sustainable practices into their own business. This is not the first time we have encountered people focussing on communications before taking real action. Travel […]

TTG Fairer Travel Sustainability Forum

TTG Fairer Travel Sustainability Forum

Date: Thursday 7 July Location: PWC, Embankment London Marina Bradford & Patrick Richards take to the stage to discuss Sustainability strategy 101, while Chris Fraser will be running a workshop on Decarbonising your Business Sustainability strategy 101 Reducing your carbon footprint is just one aspect of a comprehensive sustainability strategy. TTG’s sustainability advisers TerraVerde share […]

8 top tips for making your office environment more sustainable.

make your office environment more sustainable

As TTG Media’s sustainability adviser, TerraVerde share best practice with TTG’s audience and contribute advice to TTG’s Sustainable Travel Heroes initiative. We were delighted to contribute ideas to Madeleine Barber’s recent article on making your office environment more sustainable, featuring tips on: Appointing a sustainability council Measuring your footprint Evaluating waste management Choosing green suppliers Assessing marketing […]