Category: The Trailblazers

The Trailblazers

Who are the Trailblazers? They are the front runners, the leading lights and the innovators!

These are the companies (big and small) that we love to follow, who are driving real change in the sustainability space.

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 […]

Going the extra mile!

The Travel Positive initiative by Pura Aventura is a shining example of how travel can be a powerful force for good.  Supporting communities overseas by working directly with local guides whilst providing an ambitious carbon mitigation plan: “For every kilometre you travel with us by air, road and sea on our holidays, from your front door and […]

Hotelbeds ‘Green Hotels Programme’.

In October 2020 Hotelbeds (the world’s largest B2B bedbank) launched their ‘Green Hotels Programme’. Adding a green filter to their portfolio of properties and enabling over 60,000 travel trade partners to easily identify sustainable options. We forecast that this will be another important factor in accelerating sustainable change in the hotel sector. The transparency it brings is […]

Plug in to the opportunities!

Whitbread recently announced that it will be introducing 1000’s of GeniePoint network high-powered electric vehicle charging points across its UK sites. It’s brands include Premier Inn hotels and restaurants Beefeater and Brewers’ Fayre and it boasts more car park locations than the NCP. This is an important step in promoting the uptake of electric vehicles in the UK and shows how hospitality companies can seize the opportunities a greener future brings. To mark the announcement Premier Inn has ‘electrified it’s logo by ‘plugging in’ it’s famous moon. Read more >