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Christchurch International Airport and its chief executive Malcolm Johns have been named finalists in the 2021 Sustainable Business Awards.
A dozen Wellington tourism businesses have been picked to take part in a pilot sustainability programme.
WellingtonNZ aims to share lessons learned from programme with rest of New Zealand after pilot complete.
Waiheke’s EcoZip Adventures has contributed $8000 towards the purchase of 1400 native trees for planting in seven wetland areas across the island.
In line with components in tertiary educational provider’s hospitality and tourism programmes.
New Zealand is “exemplary in resilience” and “leaders in regenerative tourism”, says a new global report.
WellingtonNZ is seeking a supplier to help the region’s tourism businesses to become carbon neutral.
Christchurch Airport has become the first airport in the world to achieve the Airports Carbon Accreditation Level 4 certification from Airports Council International.
Waiheke-based operator EcoZip Adventures has secured climate positive certification for the second consecutive year from not-for-profit Ekos.
Air New Zealand’s carbon emissions have reduced by 19% compared to 2019 levels.
The operator was up for the Resilience in Crisis award for its Māori-focused environmentally friendly water catcher.
It is the first region in New Zealand to be named in the Green Destinations’ Top 100 Sustainable Destination list.
While New Zealand’s overall greenhouse gas emissions fell by 1.1% between 2007 and 2018, tourism emissions increased by 16.3%.
The refreshed TSC set out 12 commitments and outlined actions businesses could take to build more resilient, engaged and sustainable organisations.
New Zealand’s tourism rethink needs to forget old economic systems and focus on human values if the sector has any hope of reviving.
The Hotel Britomart will be the first 5 Green Star hotel in New Zealand, certified by the New Zealand Green Building Council.
Researchers from the University of Otago have outlined new measures that may reduce the carbon footprint of conference and events travel by up to 90%.
Whether New Zealand can create a sustainable tourism sector is being explored in a webinar from The School of Management at the Wellington School of Business and Government.
Queenstown Lakes District aims to become the country’s most sustainable tourism system in a new climate action plan being considered by council today.
Regional Facilities Auckland has gained Toitū carbonreduce certification.
Avis New Zealand has almost doubled its hybrid and electric vehicle fleet as part of the New Zealand Tourism Sustainability Commitment.
The University of Otago’s second Tourism Policy School has been confirmed for 19-20 March at the Heritage Queenstown.
Year two of Tourism Industry Aotearoa’s Tourism Sustainability Commitment shows an uplift in the industry’s overall sustainability rating – rising from 7.9 to 8.2 in 2019 – as it progresses towards the goal of 9.5 by 2025.
Ziptrek Ecotours is the first Queenstown company to achieve Zero Carbon Business for 2019.
Haka Tourism Group is amongst the first companies signed up to XLabs, New Zealand’s first circular economy lab.
Air New Zealand was crowned the winner in the sustainable business leadership category at the Deloitte Top 200 awards.
The first YES National Excellence Tourism Award went to students from Roncalli College in Timaru for their reusable bag product, aimed at encouraging responsible camping.
Tourism NZ is investing $200k to find out how climate consciousness is affecting traveller choices.
Tourism and sustainability will be the focus of conversation between a group of young entrepreneurs and Prince of Wales Prince Charles when he tours Northland this week as part of his tour of New Zealand.
Eco Retreat’s new energy generation and management solution could serve as a model for industry.
Camp Glenorchy Eco Retreat has launched its microgram energy system.
Tourism Holdings will invest $500,000 in FY20 to implement the Future-Fit Business Benchmark initiative, as it looks to offset the environmental impact of its RV fleet.
Sustainability is back in the spotlight for this year’s Conventions and Incentives New Zealand Annual Conference, taking place in Queenstown this week.
Skydive Tauranga entered into a partnership agreement with conservation charity Trees that Count, as it commits to becoming carbon neutral by 2025.
Auckland Airport has been selected for inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index Asia Pacific.
INFLITE, EcoZip Adventures and AbelTasman.com have all gained new carbon credentials.
More than 180,000 customer journeys on Air New Zealand were offset this financial year via the airline’s FlyNeutral carbon offsetting programme, up 40% on 2018.
Five operators and Tourism Industry Aotearoa have been named finalists in the NZI Sustainable Business Network Awards.
A raft of tourism industry companies including Tourism Industry Aotearoa and Tourism Holdings are in the running for the 2019 NZI Sustainable Business Network Awards.
Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development has been awarded Enviro-Mark® Gold certification in recognition of its sustainability efforts.
Dive! Tutukaka and YHA NZ have been recognised for their business and energy sustainability work.
The recommendation comes in a study by Canterbury researchers.
Destination Queenstown has committed to improving its sustainability by implementing an internal policy and handbook.
Following its unveiling to industry at the Tourism Forum earlier this month, Auckland Aiport has released more details of its proposed Sustainable Tourism Growth Monitor. The airport’s chief executive, Adrian Littlewood, explains the rationale behind the initiative.
More than 1,000 businesses and organisations have now signed up to Tourism Industry Aotearoa’s Tourism Sustainability Commitment.
The first annual performance assessment following the launch of the Tourism Sustainability Commitment shows a small lift in the industry’s overall sustainability – but a mixed picture across the charter’s eight underlying goals.
Much of the Tourism and Sustainable Development Goals conference challenged industry’s standards and assumptions. That’s a good thing, writes the Ticker’s Bridget O’Connell.
It’s not the number of tourists that is important to industry, says TIA CEO Chris Roberts.
Tourism in its current form is unsustainable and efforts to dress parts of it up as eco-friendly don’t address the fundamental problem of growth, says an academic.
The industry needs more than just a nudge to meet the challenges of climate change, says Professor Susanne Becken.