Industry giants lead the way to a more sustainable future

October 2009
Travel Weekly (UK);10/9/2009, p4
Trade Publication
The article reports that travel firms TUI Travel PLC, Thomas Cook Ltd., British Airways PLC and Carnival UK have joined ABTA, The Co-operative Travel Group and Advantage in committing to a 14-year project to transform the sector. The companies have signed up to a vision of sustainable tourism in a document called Tourism 2023. Tourism 2023 was launched at The Travel Convention in Barcelona, Spain, with the support of Sunvil Holidays, The Travel Foundation, and Forum for the Future.


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