Topic: Sustainable Tourism
A potential new budget airline in Europe and the world’s longest biofuel-powered flight lead this week’s air travel news. Here's what you need to know.
Effective October 1, all Royalton Resorts, Hideaway at Royalton and CHIC by Royalton hotels will have phased out single-use straws and reduced plastic bottle waste. More here.
The hybrid electric icebreaker is scheduled to launch in 2021. Here’s the latest on the new vessel.
Cruises and the number of passengers they hold are often seen as harmful to the environment. Here are simple ways to minimize your footprint.
Effective immediately, staff at all 55 AMResorts properties are no longer serving drinks with straws and will provide alternative, biodegradable options for guests upon request. More here.
Cruise tourism is expected to reach a record-high 27.2 million passengers this year, but both old and new favorites are struggling with the influx of visitors.
New signs and educational efforts will aim to protect wild dolphins from human interference. More here.
Diving fans can head to Grenada this October for the second annual Pure Grenada Dive Fest. Activities will include visits to reef and wreck sites, offshore cleanup dives and more.
The Rialto fish market, which has been open for nearly 1,000 years, is on its last legs as overtourism has driven out all the local customers. Read more here.
Maria Amalia Revelo, Costa Rica’s new minister of tourism, laid out her plan to further the country as a go-to destination, including increasing flight routes to the country and more.