Tag: Sustainable Tourism

Baltic Sea Region Tourism Forum

Baltics Sea Tourism Forum 2023

Date: 3-4th October 2023  Location: Riga, Latvia Patrick Richards, Director & Co-founder of TerraVerde Sustainability was delighted to be asked to take part in this years Baltic Sea Region Tourism Forum. Here’s what he had to say about the event: “It was a privilege to participate on the sustainability panel at last week’s, “Baltic Sea […]

Sustainable Tourism First Steps

Sustainable tourism first steps

We are proud to partner with The Nordic Tourism Collective to provide a practical first-step pathway for destinations and SMEs starting their sustainable tourism journey. Despite significant strides in the advancement of sustainable tourism, especially in the Nordic countries, there remains a considerable amount of work to be done. Embarking on the journey toward sustainability […]

The Travel Industry Awards 2023

TTG Awards

Date: 28 September 2023  Location: London, UK Travel Industry Awards 2023 recognises the brands and individuals who have raised the bar, stood out from their competitors, and strived to work smarter, better and fairer over the past 12 months. TerraVerde directors, Patrick Richards & Marina Bradford were honoured to be asked by the team at TTG […]

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 […]

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 […]

Why we all need a workcation

Workation - sustainable long haul travel

Tourism is a powerful tool for distributing wealth and the impact of the pandemic on many popular destinations proves this. According to the World Travel and Tourism Council, in 2019 tourism sustained approximately 8 million jobs (21% of total employment) in Thailand, after two desperate years foreign travellers are slowly returning. The pandemic changed many peoples […]