Tourism transport ‘to make up 5.3% of all emissions generated by 2030’

That’s the verdict from a new report published by the World Tourism Organization and the International Transport Forum, which shows this will be up from 5% in 2016

Food waste in tourism ‘is a bigger issue than previously thought’

New research suggests there are major gaps in how food waste in tourism is understood and calculated

What impact does your holiday have on the environment?                    

The Environmental Audit Committee has launched a new investigation into sustainable tourism

Ecotricity partners up for sustainable jet-setting

The supplier will work with sustainable certification programme Green Tourism

Global tourism sector travels towards climate neutrality

The World Travel and Tourism Council has pledged to measure its greenhouse gas emissions, reduce what it can and offset the rest

Global tourism accounts for 8% of total carbon emissions

This is around three-times higher than previously thought

Messi shoots and scores for sustainable tourism

The UN hopes the footballer will raise awareness of the value of responsible tourism

Scottish wind farms ‘have no effect on tourism jobs’

There is no relationship between the development of onshore wind farms and tourism employment in Scotland. That’s according to a report by consultancy BiGGAR Economics which analysed the level of wind farm installations and the level of employment in tourism in Scotland between 2009 and 2014. It found the onshore wind sector has grown “significantly”, […]

Bournemouth invites Amber Rudd to see wind farm risks

Energy Secretary Amber Rudd has been invited to Bournemouth to see the potential risks posed by an offshore wind farm if it is built. Bournemouth Tourism Management Board sent the invitation in an effort to prevent the Navitus Bay project going ahead. Bournemouth County Council sent a letter this week urging the government not to go ahead […]

“Enough is enough” on wind farms, says Lincolnshire Council

A British local council has taken a stand on the number of wind farms being built in their area – because they say it could damage tourism. Lincolnshire County Council has agreed to restrict where turbines can be built. The news comes a few months after 101 British MPs sent a letter to Prime Minister […]