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, […]
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Virtual Master Class – Why and how should travel agencies measure their carbon footprint?
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
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
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 […]
Hoteliers need to help their guest make better choices
Many hotels encourage guests to reuse linen and towels. Asking customers to place a note on their door, or to hang their towels in a certain place, to indicate that they are happy to reuse them. But wouldn’t it be better if guests had to choose the least sustainable choice instead? Making the default behaviour […]
Hotel & Resort Innovation Expo Sustainability Awards
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
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 >
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 […]
Zero-emission buses for 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 […]
Can mass tourism really be sustainable?
Justin Francis, the CEO of Responsible Travel thinks it can: “There is no reason why mainstream tourism cannot be as sustainable as niche tourism – in fact in some ways it could be more so. Densely planned accommodation in resorts can be more efficient in terms of waste, water and energy while limiting the impacts of over-tourism. […]
Pathway to Net Positive Hospitality
It’s been a great week for advancing greener tourism. With the launch of the Glasgow Declaration on Climate Action in Tourism yesterday and the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance announcing its Pathway to Net Positive Hospitality, we are witnessing collaboration, commitment and real action on climate change from many within the industry. At TerraVerde we are particularly impressed with the ambition set […]
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 […]