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Swiss Sustainability Forum to lead a sustainability agenda in Bern

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Bern’s positioning as a leader in the energy and environmental sector, and its easy accessibility within Switzerland and from neighbouring countries, make it the most suitable city to host the Swiss Sustainability Forum. Sustainability initiatives during the event.

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U.S. Travel Launches Sustainable Travel Coalition

Smart Meetings

Travel Association has launched the Sustainable Travel Coalition, designed to bring its members together to develop and focus on strategies that will ensure a more sustainable future. With nearly 60 members, the Sustainable Travel Coalition will act as a forum to inform U.S.

TWT: Mask Lift Fallouts, Sustainable Travel

Smart Meetings

GBTA Sustainability Survey. Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) has published its 2022 Sustainability Survey which unveils “barriers” that exist to getting to a more sustainable business travel model.

Commitment to sustainability: Personas & recommendations for Swissôtel

EHL Insights

tel’s commitment to sustainability. Hospitality Industry Sustainability Hotel Management SBPPart of the Accor hotel group, Swisso?tel tel was founded in 1980 and is a world-leading travel and lifestyle hotel brand.

Sustainable Business Practices vs Business Recovery

EHL Insights

In the current business context, most hospitality organizations are finding themselves wanting to strike the right balance of "building back better" without jeopardizing a speedy recovery and keeping sustainable business practices at the heart of it all.

New Collaborative Course Offers Tips for Easy Sustainable Travel

Smart Meetings

The best way to combat climate change is through large-scale action, which is where meeting professionals and WeTravel Academy’s new Sustainable Tourism course comes in. The Introduction to Sustainable Tourism course consists of ten short lessons taking a total of one hour to complete.

Sustainability Innovations at IMEX America

Meet Green

Do you want to see sustainability in action? Sustainability criteria for menu items shared with attendees. Beautiful water service in reusable glass bottles by Solus Sustainable Hydration. Sustainable event materials education in People & Planet Village.

5 Must read blogs on Hospitality Sustainability

EHL Insights

Sustainability is a major issue as people are becoming more and more concerned about how we use natural resources and protect the environment for future generations. Hospitality Industry Sustainability

WTTC Survey Assesses Cities’ Sustainable Tourism Growth

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Sustainability efforts are key to keep the travel and tourism train going. In a report by World Travel & Tourism Council and JLL, “ Destination 2030: Global Cities’ Readiness For Sustainable Tourism Growth ,” the two organizations take a look at the cities making tourism sustainable.

How IMEX Frankfurt Answered Critical Questions for a Sustainable Event

Smart Meetings

MeetGreen Director of Sustainability Eric Wallinger here and in photo at top. We all hope to see you at IMEX Frankfurt or IMEX America in 2022 and can’t wait to share more about sustainability initiatives in progress and those being planned for the future.

Sustainable Travel Made Easy with WeTravel’s New Course

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The free course in partnership with Tourism Cares discusses how to offset carbon emissions, find sustainable suppliers and offer equal opportunities for women. The “Introduction to Sustainable Tourism” course consists of 10 modules and takes a total of one hour to complete.

Sustainability in Business Events Industry Resource Toolkit

Convene by PCMA

Sustainability has been a topic in the business events industry for decades, however past efforts have been slow and varied industry-wide. Sustainability

6 Sustainable Approaches for Your Attraction

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Follow these steps to plan a more sustainable event. The post 6 Sustainable Approaches for Your Attraction appeared first on Eventbrite Blog. Event Planning and Management Eventbrite Ideas Industry Trends June Swag Vendors Sustainability Venues

5 Must read blogs on Hospitality Sustainability

EHL Insights

Sustainability is a major issue as people are becoming more and more concerned about how we use natural resources and protect the environment for future generations. Hospitality Industry Sustainability

6 Sustainable Approaches for Your Attraction

Eventbrite

Follow these steps to plan a more sustainable event. Event Planning and Management Eventbrite Ideas Industry Trends June Swag Vendors Sustainability VenuesIf your event's trash bins are filled with water bottles, it could leave a bad impression on your green-leaning guests.

Making Conference Swag Sustainable

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At a Women in CleanTech & Sustainability event, Ethical Swag’s bamboo cutlery in branded pouches made of recycled materials were coveted items. Now it’s like all of the suppliers are talking about sustainability,” Milburn said.

A Sea Change for Event Sustainability

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Monterey Bay Aquarium shares a customized sustainability report with clients who have events at the venue. I would find three-quarters of the event planners didn’t care about sustainable efforts and events. RELATED: Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Sustainability Efforts Cause Ripple Effect.

Convening Sustainability

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17-19 in Lausanne, Switzerland, started and ended on a sustainable note. The VisitScotland Simply Connecting Lounge at Convening Leaders EMEA was outfitted with potted trees, outdoor furniture, and cubes illustrating the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

IMEX CEO Confronts Sustainability and Other Events Challenges

Skift Meetings

In the wake of IMEX signing the Net Zero Carbon Events Pledge as part of COP26, CEO Carina Bauer discusses IMEX’s sustainability initiatives and answers hard-hitting questions about the future of the event industry. Sustainability sustainability event management

MGM Resorts International Hits Sustainability Milestone

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With MGM Resorts’ significant scale and resources, we’re positioned to make a meaningful difference in the fight against climate change, and we recognize our responsibility to build a more environmentally sustainable future,” says Bill Hornbuckle, MGM’s president and CEO. “We’re

Sustainable Tourism in Southern Morocco

Solimar International

What is lesser known is that Agadir and Southern Morocco have an increasing capability to cater to the demands of sustainable tourists. One reason why this city has a path to sustainable tourism is it is extremely walkable. Sustainable Activities to Enjoy on the Coast.

TWT: Business Travel Rebounds, New Sustainability Tool for CVBs

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In a public report on second quarter financials, American Express (AmEx) Global Travel has cited a strong and sustained recovery in business travel in both hotels and airline sectors as a driver in the company’s gains.

Getting Serious About Sustainable Event Design

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Event organizers can decide which of the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals Decide which of those 17 goals are most within their reach to accomplish and aligned with the mission of their organizations.

US Travel Forms Sustainable Travel Coalition

Travel Pulse

The group is working to align the travel, transportation and technology sectors to develop a more sustainable future. Impacting Travel

Sustainability, Regenerative Tourism and Getting Back to Business

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This is one example of Atlantic City’s efforts to give back to its community and create a sustainable future for its residents. Powering about 2,600 homes, this towering sustainability effort can be seen from almost every corner of the city.

IMEX Frankfurt Exhibitors Promote Sustainability

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The venue’s pledge is one of many sustainability-focused initiatives being introduced by groups exhibiting at IMEX, which takes place May 31-June 2 at Messe Frankfurt. A volunteer plants Scots pine seedlings.

The Next Big Meeting Planning Question: Sustainability

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hotel Travel industry hotel industry COVID-19 conscientious meetings environment sustainabilityFor over a year, the big question on all meeting planners’ minds has been how best to ensure the health of all attendees at their events.

Meg Strahle’s Journey to Creating Sustainable Event Experiences

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“It was love from the first event,” says Meg Strahle of her career path from a wedding planner’s assistant to an assistant sustainability advisor for a consultancy focused on helping events with their sustainability strategies. in sustainability and events.

Oneworld Airlines Pledge Use of Sustainable Aviation Fuel

Business Traveler USA

The 14 member airlines of the Oneworld Alliance have pledged their support for the ambition statement of World Economic Forum Clean Skies for Tomorrow Coalition to commit to a 10 percent use of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) by 2030. Air Travel Travel News Oneworld sustainable aviation fuel

Planning Sustainably Across the Event Lifecycle

BCD Meetings & Events

Although this massive shift to virtual was unexpected, what’s more surprising is what we’ve learned through our adaptability, particularly when considering sustainably planning and executing meetings and events. Industry Trends Sustainability

Oneworld Expands Sustainable Aviation Fuel Commitments

Business Traveler USA

The Oneworld Alliance has announced an agreement to purchase up to 200 million gallons of sustainable aviation fuel per year over five years from Colorado-based renewable fuels producer Gevo. The supply chain will be certified by the Roundtable for Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB) standard.

Bringing Sustainable Events to SMM Programs

BCD Meetings & Events

Sustainability has become a staple conversation topic. Here, we detail eight steps for establishing a sustainable process within your strategic meetings management programs. Meetings Management Event Solutions Sustainability

Hypocrisy and Understanding of Sustainable Living

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In the Sustainability World. In the world of sustainability, this concept can come off as: Shaming. In the world of sustainability education, I think that this phenomenon is easily overlooked, and the message can be lost within a sea of counterarguments.

AltoVita creates best practice in sustainable corporate accommodation and travel with geotagging providing supplier transparency

Travel Daily News

Corporate accommodation platform AltoVita provides sustainable vision for travel sector with geotagging and data analytics Company’s Smart, Safe, Sustainable Innovation Summit sets measurable roadmap to sustainability

New ETC report investigates impact of COVID-19 on tourists’ sustainable travel attitudes

ETC Corporate

Although consumers’ adoption of sustainable behaviour in tourism has been growing in the past years, research has shown that the global pandemic has driven more sustainable travel trends. However, the willingness to adopt a more sustainable travel.

5 ideas for sustainable hospitality development

EHL Insights

For years sustainability was a throw-away line in company reports. Hospitality Industry SustainabilityToday things are very different. The Covid-19 pandemic has shown exactly how a global catastrophe can play out, bringing the concept of climate change much closer to home. But even before that there were signs with things like the Paris Agreement that the world couldn’t keep sleepwalking to disaster.

20th Skål International Sustainable Tourism Awards and 3rd Skål Biosphere Sustainable Lifestyle Special Award 2021

Travel Daily News

The Skål International Sustainable Tourism Awards, launched in 2002, are geared towards enhancing the visibility and grant recognition to entities from the Travel and Tourism industry

7 immersive experiences for a more sustainable event

BCD Meetings & Events

Have you covered all the key areas to ensure your event is greener, but are struggling to creatively weave sustainability more into your agenda? Plastic-free? Eco-focused venue? Locally sourced F&B options?

How to Make Hybrid Events More Sustainable

Meeting Tomorrow

As many planners found over the last two years, there are dozens of hybrid events benefits, including sustainability. Many venues have sustainability strategies they should be willing to share. It asks questions like, “How do you work with planners to achieve their sustainability goals?”

ICCA partners with GDS - Global Destination Sustainability

Travel Daily News

ICCA members worldwide can ensure they meet the increasing demands for sustainable events and develop innovative strategies that will help our industry drive the global sustainability movement

JetBlue’s Sustainability Program Targets Corporate Customers

Business Traveler USA

JetBlue has launched its Sustainable Travel Partners program, offering solutions to help corporate customers meet their own organization’s sustainability targets. JetBlue-generated sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) certificates to reduce business travel emissions.

New and Renovated: Urban Style and Sustainable Stays

Smart Meetings

All 460 guest rooms have floor-to-ceiling windows and sustainable amenities, in line with the eco-friendly Element brand. . Sustainability is at the root of Element Philadelphia. The post New and Renovated: Urban Style and Sustainable Stays appeared first on Smart Meetings.