Tourism

“There is no perfect city, nor is any city smarter than the rest”

As Singapore prepares to host three environmental summits in a week, Khoo Teng Chye, Executive Director, Centre for Liveable Cities, tells Anna Simpson why it’s a golden opportunity for global cities to look 50 years into the future and discuss the common challenges they face.

North Sea Futures

A new project looking to generate a sustainable development framework for the heavily exploited North Sea region

How brands can unlock our adventures

Brands can help people access the skills and tools they need to expand their horizons. Indeed, they’d be wise to do so, says Anna Simpson, author of ‘The Brand Strategist’s Guide to Desire’.

How brands can unlock our adventures

Brands can help people access the skills and tools they need to expand their horizons. Indeed, they’d be wise to do so, says Anna Simpson, author of ‘The Brand Strategist’s Guide to Desire’.

Join #theBIGshift and Lead the Transformation to a Sustainable Future

(This article first appeared as a guest blog by Sally Uren in the Huffington Post on 3 December, 2013)

We have to price carbon, says Heathrow's Sustainability Director

The aviation industry is fraught with challenges for sustainability. Matt Gorman talks Katie Shaw through the complexities – and how he plans to tackle them.

Wing tip extensions to reduce drag

Ambitions to bring down aircraft emissions face a tough climb.

Holidays have to benefit destinations, says Lundgren

The future of tourism isn’t zero impact, Johan Lundgren, Deputy Chief Executive of TUI Travel tells Anna Simpson. It’s about creating benefits for the host communities at every stage.

Hotel rooms to be tailored by smartphone

New compact hotel rooms in London and Edinburgh will be able to be customised by smartphone. The hub, part of Whitbread’s Premier Inn brand will be a compact 11 square metres including a bed that folds into a desk and a 40” TV.

Voluntourism: one answer to local resource shortages

Tourists can bring practical support to their holiday destinations, but it’s important that the projects they take part in are well-managed.

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