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Consumers seek sustainability, luxury as travel reignites – report
24 Jan 2023   /

Consumers seek sustainability, luxury as travel reignites – report

Consumers are highlighting the value they place on protecting nature and travelling responsibly, says the WTTC.


Preview 2023: Tourism demand and the need for better policy
17 Jan 2023   /

Preview 2023: Tourism demand and the need for better policy

Why both NZ’s tourism infrastructure and the sector’s governance need updating.


Perspectives: How aviation plans to reach net zero by 2050
12 Dec 2022   /

Perspectives: How aviation plans to reach net zero by 2050

Carbon offsetting and the production of a lot more sustainable aviation fuel will be critical to achieving the industry’s goal.


How to create the sustainable travel products customers want – report
8 Dec 2022  

How to create the sustainable travel products customers want – report

Operators must be more ambitious, collaborate to create greener packages, and bring employees in on the mission to help build a better sector.


Scenic Hotels launches NZ’s first ‘sustainable stays’
21 Nov 2022   /

Scenic Hotels launches NZ’s first ‘sustainable stays’

Carbon-neutral room rates will allow guests to offset their stay through a programme delivered by CarbonClick.


Perspectives: The promise and challenges of sustainable travel products
15 Nov 2022   /

Perspectives: The promise and challenges of sustainable travel products

While sustainable travel is the next step in the evolution of tourism, the way consumers talk about it and what they actually do about can be very different.


Cruise set to plug in as part of net-zero commitment – CLIA
10 Nov 2022   /

Cruise set to plug in as part of net-zero commitment – CLIA

Cruise lines are preparing for an industry-wide switch to shoreside electricity as part of a commitment by Cruise Lines International Association ocean-going members to pursue net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.


Capital operators wrap up sustainable tourism programme
8 Nov 2022   /

Capital operators wrap up sustainable tourism programme

The programme took participants through their environmental, cultural, social, and economic sustainability journeys.


Air NZ targets 2026 for first commercial zero emission demo flight
4 Nov 2022   /

Air NZ targets 2026 for first commercial zero emission demo flight

The airline unveils its Mission Next Generation Aircraft accelerator programme, which it says will help it achieve its green goals.


Air NZ emissions increase 13% but remain down on pre-Covid levels
27 Oct 2022   /

Air NZ emissions increase 13% but remain down on pre-Covid levels

The airline’s emissions are rising again following two years of consecutive drops due to the pandemic’s impacts on aviation.


Wellington Airport ranked third worldwide for sustainability
20 Oct 2022   /

Wellington Airport ranked third worldwide for sustainability

Wellington Airport has been ranked third in the world for sustainability in the 2022 GRESB Infrastructure Asset Benchmark Report.


Christchurch, Hamburg airports partner on green hydrogen goals
19 Oct 2022   /

Christchurch, Hamburg airports partner on green hydrogen goals

Christchurch and Hamburg Airports have embarked on a joint partnership to develop infrastructure for the use of green hydrogen in aviation for both ground vehicles and aircraft propulsion systems.


RealNZ’s Earnslaw celebrates 110 years with sustainability in mind
17 Oct 2022   /

RealNZ’s Earnslaw celebrates 110 years with sustainability in mind

Lake Whakatipu’s TSS Earnslaw is turning 110-years-old and may soon have a new lease on life through a decarbonisation project.


Sudima Hotels gets $100m green boost for ESG initiatives
11 Oct 2022   /

Sudima Hotels gets $100m green boost for ESG initiatives

The facility will help the operator reduce emissions and improve sustainability across its hotels.


Ten principles for sustainable destinations – World Economic Forum
4 Oct 2022   /

Ten principles for sustainable destinations – World Economic Forum

Monitoring sustainability and visitor empowerment are among the World Economic Forum’s new recommendations on tourism development.


Holiday park first for Te Anau operator
4 Oct 2022   /

Holiday park first for Te Anau operator

Summer bookings are coming in thick and fast at Tasman Holiday Park Te Anau – and visitors are already seeing first-hand how the operator is creating a sustainable future for guests – and the business.


Cost, access challenges in drive to zero-carbon aviation – Air NZ
21 Sep 2022   /

Cost, access challenges in drive to zero-carbon aviation – Air NZ

The govt may have to step in to help make green aviation fuels more viable, says the airline’s sustainability manager.


Southern Travelnet achieves Toitū Carbonreduce certification
6 Sep 2022   /

Southern Travelnet achieves Toitū Carbonreduce certification

Inbound tour operator Southern Travelnet has been named a Toitū Carbonreduce Certified Organisation.


New Tourism Snapshot lays out govt actions to support regenerative vision
2 Sep 2022   /

New Tourism Snapshot lays out govt actions to support regenerative vision

A rethink of tourism’s foundations and destination brand building are among the ways the govt plans to transform the industry.


Time to build tourism bridges that reconnect with nature – Becken
30 Aug 2022   /

Time to build tourism bridges that reconnect with nature – Becken

Businesses need to rethink their products and offer an immersion experience that connects people with nature and puts regenerative tourism first.


More sustainable tourism offerings needed in Pacific – govt
22 Aug 2022   /

More sustainable tourism offerings needed in Pacific – govt

The development of more sustainability-focused tourism offerings in Pacific nations is amongst the options being considered by the government in its International Climate Finance Strategy.


First cohort of TBOP’s green initiative graduates
4 Aug 2022   /

First cohort of TBOP’s green initiative graduates

The first cohort from TBOP’s Green Room Programme graduates after an intensive 12-weeks helped participants reduce, reuse and recycle.


Hotel Britomart releases first sustainability report
1 Aug 2022  

Hotel Britomart releases first sustainability report

Hotel Britomart has released its first sustainability report since it was rated the country’s first 5 Green Star hotel by the NZ Green Building Council.


Ecosanctuary recognised at business awards
21 Jun 2022   /

Ecosanctuary recognised at business awards

Twizel-based MenardsNZ Ecosanctuary Accommodation has picked up a sustainability and environmental award at the 2022 South Canterbury Chamber of Commerce Ara Business Excellence Awards.


NZ’s tourism emissions halve in 2020 – Stats NZ
27 May 2022   /

NZ’s tourism emissions halve in 2020 – Stats NZ

The most significant reduction in emissions was in air and space transport.


Destination Coromandel launches sustainability programme
19 May 2022   /

Destination Coromandel launches sustainability programme

Destination Coromandel has launched a regional industry-wide sustainability programme to help 200 businesses to reduce their environmental impact.


More EVs, cycling, greener public transport in govt’s emissions plan
17 May 2022   /

More EVs, cycling, greener public transport in govt’s emissions plan

Possible congestion charges and reduced reliance on inter-regional aviation have been proposed in a $1.2bn shakeup of transport.


Sustainable travel provides opportunities for industry – report
26 Apr 2022   /

Sustainable travel provides opportunities for industry – report

Industry should create more sustainable options and make information more transparent for travellers, says Booking.com.


Fox Glacier Guiding breaks ice on carbon zero ambitions
22 Apr 2022   /

Fox Glacier Guiding breaks ice on carbon zero ambitions

The effort highlights the need for operators working in vulnerable environments to become more sustainable.


Air NZ joins hydrogen-powered car scheme
22 Apr 2022   /

Air NZ joins hydrogen-powered car scheme

Air New Zealand is backing a new effort to bring a fleet of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles as part of a car-sharing scheme.


Tourwriter launches Trees That Count fundraise
22 Apr 2022   /

Tourwriter launches Trees That Count fundraise

Tourwriter will donate $1 to Trees That Count for every travel itinerary sold on its travel agency software platform.


Christchurch Airport “climate positive”
21 Apr 2022   /

Christchurch Airport “climate positive”

Christchurch Airport says it has achieved climate positive operations in a “milestone” achievement, following its Airport Carbon Accreditation Level 4 in 2020.


Govt updates emissions guide for organisations
21 Apr 2022   /

Govt updates emissions guide for organisations

The Ministry for the Environment has released an updated guide on emissions measurement and reporting for organisations.


NZ Circular Economy Directory launches
12 Apr 2022  

NZ Circular Economy Directory launches

The Sustainable Business Network has launched a new online business-to-business Circular Economy Directory, enabling organisations to find innovative products and services.


Solo travellers, millennials most likely to offset carbon emissions – Webjet
6 Apr 2022   /

Solo travellers, millennials most likely to offset carbon emissions – Webjet

Solo travellers and millennials are the most likely to opt into carbon offset from their travels, according to new research from Webjet.


Te Pae achieves Qualmark gold sustainability award
1 Apr 2022   / / /

Te Pae achieves Qualmark gold sustainability award

Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre has received a Gold Sustainable Tourism Business Award from Qualmark.


Luxury fly fishing retreat achieves NZ-first accom B Corp
22 Mar 2022   /

Luxury fly fishing retreat achieves NZ-first accom B Corp

Owen River Lodge has become the first NZ accommodation provider to achieve the B Corp certification.


A better tourism tomorrow? Tourwriter launches a ‘Better Travel Manifesto’
3 Mar 2022   /

A better tourism tomorrow? Tourwriter launches a ‘Better Travel Manifesto’

Online travel itinerary platform Tourwriter has launched a Better Travel Manifesto, aimed at encouraging the travel industry to consider its role in a sustainable future for tourism.


Intrepid recertifies B Corp status
21 Jan 2022   /

Intrepid recertifies B Corp status

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Hawke’s Bay Airport secures $23m green loan
2 Nov 2021   /

Hawke’s Bay Airport secures $23m green loan

It is ASB’s first sustainability linked loan, and comes with environmental, social and governance targets for the airport.


Christchurch Airport, Zealandia finalists in sustainability awards
13 Aug 2021   /

Christchurch Airport, Zealandia finalists in sustainability awards

Christchurch International Airport and its chief executive Malcolm Johns have been named finalists in the 2021 Sustainable Business Awards.


Capital course for a dozen operators on pilot programme
30 Jul 2021  

Capital course for a dozen operators on pilot programme

A dozen Wellington tourism businesses have been picked to take part in a pilot sustainability programme.


WellingtonNZ appoints TIA for sustainability programme
14 Jul 2021   /

WellingtonNZ appoints TIA for sustainability programme

WellingtonNZ aims to share lessons learned from programme with rest of New Zealand after pilot complete.


EcoZip donates $8k for native tree planting
22 Jun 2021  

EcoZip donates $8k for native tree planting

Waiheke’s EcoZip Adventures has contributed $8000 towards the purchase of 1400 native trees for planting in seven wetland areas across the island.


Ara signs up to Tourism Sustainability Commitment
19 Apr 2021   /

Ara signs up to Tourism Sustainability Commitment

In line with components in tertiary educational provider’s hospitality and tourism programmes.


NZ’s tourism sustainability judged – where do we rank?
15 Mar 2021  

NZ’s tourism sustainability judged – where do we rank?

New Zealand is “exemplary in resilience” and “leaders in regenerative tourism”, says a new global report.


WellingtonNZ seeks tourism sustainability supplier
2 Dec 2020  

WellingtonNZ seeks tourism sustainability supplier

WellingtonNZ is seeking a supplier to help the region’s tourism businesses to become carbon neutral.


Christchurch Airport recognised for carbon reduction
25 Nov 2020   /

Christchurch Airport recognised for carbon reduction

Christchurch Airport has become the first airport in the world to achieve the Airports Carbon Accreditation Level 4 certification from Airports Council International.


EcoZip secures ‘climate positive’ certification
9 Nov 2020   /

EcoZip secures ‘climate positive’ certification

Waiheke-based operator EcoZip Adventures has secured climate positive certification for the second consecutive year from not-for-profit Ekos.


Closed borders help Air NZ reduce emissions
3 Nov 2020   /

Closed borders help Air NZ reduce emissions

Air New Zealand’s carbon emissions have reduced by 19% compared to 2019 levels.