Now offsetting becomes 'ethical'
- Offset schemes need to change. // Travel Weekly (UK);11/30/2007, p15
The article discusses the offset schemes in the tourism industry in Great Britain. Dick Sisman, Tourism Industry Carbon Offset Service, said there are 88 carbon offsetting companies in offering 30 different calculations for the same flight. He explained that tour operators need to understand the...
- Environmental Views and Practices in Tourism Industry: A Study on Travel Agency Managers. Erdoğan, Nazmiye // Journal of Business Research-Turk / Isletme Arastirmalari Dergis;Jun2012, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p52
This study was designed to explore travel agents' environmental views on 45 environmental items and study the basic nature of the travel agencies in Turkey. Data were collected from the representative sample of 1665 travel agents (33.5 % of population) in Turkey. It was found that travel agents...
- Public flights could be capped. // Travel Weekly (UK);11/30/2007, p14
The article discusses the possible imposition of a quota system on the public's number of flights in Great Britain. Noel Josephides, Sunvil Holidays managing director, said he thought it was the only way to reduce the number of flights taken by the public, as they are unlikely to stop flying...
- "Galapagos of the Orient". // South Asian Post;1/17/2013, p9
The article discusses threats being posed to the Ogasawara Islands in Ogasawara, Tokyo, by rapidly growing number of tourists as they are damaging valuable indigenous plant species and causing other problems and asks for the need of protecting the islands.
- Turning green practices into greenbacks. Malley, Mike // Hotel & Motel Management;05/17/99, Vol. 214 Issue 9, p8
Focuses on the need for tourist trade operators to adopt measures that would protect the environment. Limitations of teaching tourists to preserve the places they visit; United Nations' role in preserving the environmental integrity of tourist spots.
- Message by UNWTO Secretary General Taleb Rifaion the occasion of World Environment Day 2015. // Journal of Tourism & Services;2015, Vol. 6 Issue 11, p111
The article discusses the importance of the World Environment Day event to the responsibility to protect the environment in every action taken in the tourism industry.
- Tip of the icebergs. Flagler, Bette // Ecos;Jun/Jul2006, Issue 131, p18
The article focuses on the impact of tourism on the environment of Antarctica. The International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators is a self-governing body founded in 1991 to protect the Antarctic environment. It laid guidelines for sustainable tourism and established a system to...
- Agents to help with eco plans. // Travel Trade Gazette UK & Ireland;11/12/2004, Issue 2641, p4
Reports that the Travel Foundation is asking well-traveled agents and operators to nominate the destinations they feel are in most need of environmental support as part of the organization's efforts to identify the countries which should be eligible for new projects in 2005.
- Operators told 'cut back on brochures'. // Travel Weekly: The Choice of Travel Professionals;1/21/2005, Issue 1753, p23
The article reports that operators have been warned to cut down on the number of brochures they send out to agents. Brighter Futures chairman Dick Sisman said as many as 45% of all brochures sent to agents are not even opened. Brighter Futures is a business that promotes ethical tourism...