Category: Responsible Tourism

Kerala tourist spots to be made differently-abled friendly by 2021

Kerala State Tourism Minister Kadamapally Surendran in a recent statement said that tourist hotspots in the state are all set to become differently-abled friendly by 2021. Various other facilities including special parking areas and toilet facilities will be made available for the differently-empowered tourists to enjoy barrier-free holidaying in the State, he said in the […]

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Tourism Authority of Thailand along with Expedia Group and UNESCO launch Sustainable Tourism Pledge

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) together with the Expedia Group and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), are launching a global sustainable tourism initiative, ‘The UNESCO Sustainable Tourism Pledge’ (the Pledge), to reduce single-use plastic whilst promoting local cultural and community activities in Thailand. The Pledge renews an existing MOU agreement […]

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Vistara reduces single-use plastic usage by 75%

Vistara recently announced the reduction of single-use plastic usage by approximately 75% on all domestic flights. The effort includes 100% elimination of 200 ml plastic water bottles on all flights within India – an initiative that the airline announced in July 2019 starting with flights between Delhi and Mumbai. The bottles alone accounted for more […]

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WTM London Partners with Sherbet London to Reduce 18 tons of CO2 Emissions

Electric taxi company Sherbet London is setting out to offset 18 tons of CO2 emissions during WTM London 2019 by offering 1,000 one-way airport transfers and taxi rides within London. Sherbet London is the official taxi company for WTM London. There are offering 40 WTM London and London Travel Week branded electric cabs in honour […]

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Cinnamon Dhonveli Maldives and Cinnamon Bey Beruwala secure Green Globe recertification

In recognition of their adherence to top eco-friendly strategies and global sustainability practices, Cinnamon Dhonveli Maldives and Cinnamon Bey Beruwala have once again received certifications from the prestigious Green Globe Initiative. Showcasing how the concept of eco-friendly luxury is the future of the hospitality industry, Cinnamon Bey Beruwala received its certification for the fifth consecutive […]

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V Resorts bags the prestigious UNWTO Award for Sustainable Tourism

V Resorts, a boutique Indian leisure travel and hospitality brand, bagged the prestigious World Tourism Award (UNWTO) 2018-19 held at St. Petersburg, Russia, recently. V Resorts has been felicitated by the coveted award in the Enterprises category, for its ‘Community Impact by V Resorts’, an initiative of the brand under the aegis of Bliss Inns […]

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Chaliyar River Paddle 2019 successfully concludes with a message to go plastic negative

Over 100 water sports enthusiasts participated in the Chaliyar River Paddle 2019, organised by Jellyfish Watersports in association with Kerala Tourism.  In 3 days we covered over 68 km and paddled all the way till Jellyfish Watersports Cheruvannur Kozhikode. It was all about getting Kerala to bounce back, along with spreading awareness about the disastrous […]

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Jellyfish Water Sports organises Chaliyar River Paddle to spread awareness about clean waters

Jellyfish Water Sports attempts to bring together people who love water and water sports to spread awareness about conserving our water bodies through different kinds of paddling activities acting as a springboard for the cause. ‘Chaliyar River Paddle’ is the 6th edition of this annual event by Jellyfish Water Sports. The three-day paddling event held […]

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Bee+Hive launches booking platform for sustainable tourism

Bee+Hive has launched a booking platform featuring a search engine that curates sustainable travel experiences for its users. The not-for-profit organisation unites hotels and partners committed to the cause of sustainable tourism practices.  Speaking of the launch, Founder Bruno Correa said, “People are interested in travelling responsibly, but the process of identifying and selecting genuinely […]

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Palladium Hotel Group continues to remove single-use plastics and reinforces its environmental policy

Palladium Hotel Group held a campaign recently in all its hotels aimed at raising awareness of the role that people and companies play in fighting climate change and preserving the environment. The Spanish hotel company, which belongs to Empresas Matutes Group, has been promoting environmental initiatives and projects for years within the framework of its […]

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