Topic: Sustainable Tourism
Cruise and Maritime Voyages and MSC Cruises have decided to replace or cancel stops in Amsterdam as a result of the tax to all cruise passengers. Read more here.
The French-owned cruise company PONANT announced that the keel had been laid for its upcoming ship Le Commandant Charcot, leaving it on schedule for a 2021 delivery. Learn more.
Sandals Resorts International will eliminate all Styrofoam from 19 Sandals and Beaches Resorts across seven major Caribbean islands. Here's more on what's planned.
Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has expressed disappointment in a new proposed tax on day visitors to Venice’s historic city center. Find out more.
The local government in Venice will charge day-trippers for access to the city's historic center as a way to help defray the costs of maintaining the popular tourist destination.
Cruise Lines International Association is committed to reducing the rate of global fleet emissions by 40 percent. Check out more.
Opening a year from now, Club Med Michés Playa Esmeralda will mark the company’s first Exclusive Collection Resort in the Americas. Learn more about the property here.
AIDA Cruises introduced its newest ship, the AIDAnova. Powered by liquefied natural gas, the vessel is part of AIDA Cruises and Carnival’s efforts to create more sustainable ships. Learn more here.
Iberostar sponsored Reef Futures 2018, the first global symposium on coral restoration and intervention science, which took place in Key Largo, FL, on December 10-15. More here.
Cannúa, a sustainably built boutique hotel 90 minutes from Medellín, Colombia, expects to debut next April. Find out all the details here.