Tag: Environmental Consultancy for Travel

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 […]

Zero-emission buses for London.

Zero-emission buses London

Transport for London is expanding the number of zero-emission buses across the city, with its latest fleet of all-electric ultra-modern vehicles. The buses have been created to include a number of features designed to make the service more attractive to commuters: ·      New digital signage, with real-time information including the time to the next stop, disruptions and service […]

A Net-Zero Roadmap for Travel & Tourism.

sustainable tourism

It’s been another big week for global climate action with promising headlines on political collaborations from COP26 – UN Climate Change Conference. For travel & tourism the headline grabbing news is the release of the World Travel & Tourism Council‘s Target Framework for the Travel & Tourism sector. The roadmap covers a lot of ground and will […]

Hertz & Tesla – Deal or no deal?

Hertz & Tesla deal

Last week Hertz announced a deal to buy 100,000 Tesla Model 3s. The company also announced it would be investing in EV infrastructure, giving customers access to 3,000 Tesla supercharging stations throughout the U.S and Europe.  During the height of the pandemic, when demand for rental cars had plummeted Hertz filed for bankruptcy protection. The announcement signals the recovery of the […]

7 tips to reduce the environmental impact of your next flight.

View of Manhatten from a plane window

Transatlantic friends and family will soon be reunited, after the US announced last week, that it was easing travel restrictions for international visitors, vaccinated against Covid-19.  Following the announcement Virgin Atlantic reported a 600% surge in flight bookings to the US.  Like many others I am delighted to see travel opening up and the industry […]

DHL Express orders 12 Fully Electric Planes

DHL Electric Plane

Earlier this week, DHL Express placed an order for 12 all electric cargo planes.  The ‘Alice’ planes should be delivered in 2024 and can each carry just under 1,200kg of cargo, with a range of 440 nautical miles. The realisation of an all-electric commercial passenger plane is still some way off; If the ‘Alice’ were a passenger […]

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 >