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Post Coronavirus Recovery For Aviation In China And The Asia Pacific

USA Destinations: Airline Tickets Purchased

Covid-19: EU support for the tourism industry

How the GCC’s travel and tourism industry can get ready for the post-COVID-19 recovery

SOJERN: COVID-19: Insights on Travel Impact, Middle East

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“Sustainability as the New Normal” a Vision for the Future of Tourism

UNWTO Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili said: “Sustainability must no longer be a niche part of tourism but must be the new norm for every part of our sector. This is one of the central elements of our Global Guidelines to Restart Tourism. It is in our hands to transform tourism and that emerging from COVID-19 becomes a turning point for sustainability.”

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Green Globe Gold Awarded to Mercure Dubai Barsha Heights - Hotel Suites & Apartments

Mercure Dubai Barsha Heights has made great efforts to ensure that sustainability measures and initiatives make a difference in the overall green performance of the property. Last year, the hotel received Dubai Sustainable Tourism awards for their CSR and Green Procurement practices along with winning ‘Best Sustainable Hotel Apartment’ category at the Middle East Hospitality Excellence Awards.

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Hilton Seychelles Northolme Resort & Spa Implements New Water from Air Technology

Hilton Seychelles Northolme Resort & Spa has remained open during the Coronavirus travel restrictions and even held its first post-covid conference meeting in May which was a great success. During the same period the resort began a new partnership with Water from Air, a South African company that specialises in manufacturing dispensers that extract water from humid air. The dispensers act essentially as a purification plant that draws water vapour from the air and converts it into water that passes through carbon filters.

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Here’s What Eco-Friendly Wellness Travel Will Look Like In The Future

In the past decade, the wellness travel trend has had a transformative impact on the tourism industry. According to the travel industry news site Skift, wellness tourism is worth about $639 billion worldwide and continues to grow at twice the rate of the tourism industry overall.

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Club Med’den çevreci hareketler

Yoğun çam ormanları ve muhteşem doğal güzelliği ile dikkat çeken Bodrum Yalı Beldesinde bulunan Club Med tatil köyü çevreci çalışmaları ile de dikkat çekiyor. Tüm dünyada hızla yayılan Green Globe Sertifika sistemini almak için çalışmalarını sürdüren Club Med Bodrum, sistemin hayat geçmesi ile hem çevre, hem bölge hem de ekonomik olarak elde ettiği katkı ile sistemin keyfini yaşayacak.

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A Pied Ou À Vélo, Aux Champs Ou Près De Chez Soi, Des Idées De Vacances Plus Vertes

Après deux mois de confinement, les vacances d’été 2020 auront bien lieu mais elles auront une saveur un peu différente. Moins loin, plus authentique, plus économique et pourquoi pas plus écologique ?

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Free Access to Green Globe Academy for Green Globe Members

As part of our efforts to support members during the COVID 19 shut down, we are opening our Green Globe Academy free of charge to all staff and management of Green Globe members. If your business is certified by Green Globe and you would like to take the Sustainability Leadership course at no cost, then simply email your details with confirmation of employment to bbesocke@greenglobe.com Now is a good time to refresh your skills or gain a new qualification, so please take advantage of this offer.

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