At this years Global Sustainable Aviation Summit taking place in Geneva yesterday and today, ACI EUROPE and ACI ASIA-PACIFIC reported on the on-going work airports are doing to reduce their carbon emissions through Airport Carbon Accreditation.
UNWTO and the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) forged a new cooperation agreement consolidating efforts on sustainable tourism and the protection of natural and cultural heritage.
The new joint program includes networking opportunities through the GSTCs Destination Membership, and Sustainable Travel Internationals Sustainable Destination Leadership Network (SDLN). These programs, which are now available at a combined price, provide destinations with an unparalleled opportunity for learning, idea sharing, advocacy, and collaboration on a global scale.
The airport industrys efforts to address its carbon emissions were highly commended last night at the annual global Sustainia Awards ceremony in Copenhagen. As part of this years event, the EU Commissioner for Climate Action, Connie Hedegaard announced the finalists and winner of the European Commissions World You Like contest.
Today, at the WTM World Responsible Tourism Day, the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) announces an official reciprocal agreement with the World Travel & Tourism Council´s (WTTC) Tourism for Tomorrow Awards, the world´s leading sustainable tourism awards, to broaden the important message of sustainable and responsible tourism globally.