Topic: Sustainable Tourism
Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. has signed a new agreement with Southern Power, a U.S. wholesale energy provider and subsidiary of Southern Company, for Southern Power’s 200-megawatt (MW) Reading Wind Facility. Details here.
The expedition ship will accommodate 530 guests and come complete with new eco-friendly systems like larger battery packs. Find out more here.
Intrepid Travel has launched new research on socially conscious travel, as well as new tours aimed at Millennials concerned about the ethical impact of travel. More here.
The cruise line announced a new chapter in its environmental stewardship program, vowing to replace all single-use plastics with eco-friendly alternatives. Learn more.
Five candidates were elected to represent the allied membership on the Caribbean Tourism Organization board of directors for the 2018-2020 term. Here's more.
The company is supporting initiatives in Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, the British Virgin Islands, Dominica, Puerto Rico, St. Maarten, Turks and Caicos Islands, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. More here.
Sites further afield from Machu Picchu draw fewer crowds and offer greater opportunities. Here’s what travelers need to know.
The new ship will have a 10-engine system that uses less fuel and a number of other eco-friendly enhancements. Take a look.
Thursday, September 20, 2018
The Caribbean resort, distinguished as the World’s Most Sustainable Hotel/Resort by Green Globe, is the first in the region to be carbon neutral, officials say. Find out more.
Portugal has seen an increase of international arrivals of 168 percent in recent years, with Lisbon and Porto suffering the most. Read more here.