The 27th annual UN Climate Summit—known as COP27—concluded this past Friday in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. World leaders converged on the Red Sea resort to discuss increasingly dire natural disasters, the war in Ukraine, climate reparations, and how best to accelerate the transition to net zero.
COP27: The Path To Uniting The Travel Industry For Urgent Climate Action With Jeremy Smith of Tourism Declares A Climate Emergency
“We need to speed up everything good that is happening, not pat ourselves on the back for finally having the conversations.” –Jeremy Smith, Co-Founder, Tourism Declares A Climate Emergency Presented by: One year after the official launch of the Glasgow Declaration on Climate Action in Tourism, and 30 years since the adoption of the larger […]
In August 2019, a global cohort of scientists, philosophers, veterinarians, tourism operators and animal rights activists gathered in Sweden to discuss the ethics of animal tourism. The topics ranged from wildlife safaris to cat cafes, from cultural relativism to sustainable certifications, and culminated in an interdisciplinary collection of guidelines for industry reform.
At the United Nations Ocean Conference held in Lisbon last month, the Dominican Republic announced plans to expand its protected marine areas to 30% by 2030.As part of the United Nation’s 30×30 movement, this commitment will help the Dominican government direct critical resources toward protecting the country’s unique ocean ecosystems.
For responsible travelers, ocean-safe tourism is about minimizing environmental damage while directing as many tourism-dollars-spent as possible towards marine conservation and bolstering coastal communities.
The Journey to Becoming B-Corp Certified with Portia Hart, The Trailblazing Founder of Blue Apple Beach in Cartagena
To celebrate Regenerative Travel’s first member hotel to be certified by the internationally honored B-Corp status, we recently caught up with Blue Apple Beach’s ambitious founder and owner, Portia Hart, about their incredible achievement and certification process.
empower women and redefine the future of hospitality. To mark this year’s International Women’s Day, Regenerative Travel has been catching up with ten of our member’s trailblazing female hoteliers working to empower women and define the future of hospitality.
From the Glasgow Declaration to the Net Zero Roadmap, Regenerative Travel explores the key takeaways from COP26 for travel and tourism. Taken together, the Roadmap reveals that despite significant challenges, there are indeed many opportunities for Travel & Tourism to decarbonise. If committing to follow the four action areas laid out in the framework, real progress can certainly be made, though it is now critical that collaboration is enhanced across the secto
John Hardy On Founding The Green School To Create A Global Community Of Young Sustainability Leaders
When sustainability is discussed, it is rarely done so in conjunction with primary and secondary education. Bucking that trend is The Green School, an educational academy whose methodology is focused on just that: bettering the environment.