fbpx

STORIES OF THE PEOPLE, PLACES & PARTNERS THAT MAKE TRAVEL AND TOURISM TICK

St Kitts World Bee Day Booth

St. Kitts Sustainable Destination Council 2021 Impact Update

For many tourism destinations, 2021 was a year of both hardship and of hope. In St. Kitts, the COVID-19 pandemic continued to pose challenges for the tourism industry in 2021, but it also saw the destination reopen its borders and the first signs of recovery.  
Ecotourism nature travel in Fiji

Our Top 5 Eco-Friendly Travel Tips for Earth Day

Travel provides an unparalleled opportunity to explore the world’s most remarkable ecosystems and natural treasures. Yet it’s no secret that travel can be a burden on the environment and the wild places we visit. But this doesn’t have to be the case.  There are plenty of ways that you can transform your impact on the planet and green your travels. In fact, when tourism is done in a conscientious manner, it has the power to create benefits for nature and wildlife. In honor of this coming Earth Day, we’re dishing up our top five tips for more eco-friendly travel. 
Travelers celebrating achievement at top of mountain

2021 Highlights: 12 ways you helped us transform travel this year

We came into 2021 full of hope and aspiration. Though it was another year of uncertainty, we’re closing out the year with a smile on our face and a full heart thanks to your unwavering support.  Over the past 12 months, you helped us create meaningful change for people and places around the world. Together, we strengthened local communities, safeguarded our planet, and protected destinations that we love and care about.  As we ring in the new year, here’s a look back at 12 of the ways that you helped us transform travel in 2021.
Ivory Vogt, Program Manager, Climate & Resilience at Sustainable Travel International

Getting to Know Ivory Vogt

We are thrilled to welcome Ivory Vogt as the newest member of our Sustainable Travel International team. Born in Palau and currently living in Germany, Ivory possesses a love for travel and feels strongly about our need to protect the places we visit. In her role as a Program Manager, Climate & Resilience, Ivory will translate her enthusiasm into action by encouraging climate-friendly travel.  We recently had the opportunity to sit down with Ivory to learn a little more about her own story and her passion for sustainable tourism.
Carbon dioxide CO2 symbol in cloudy sky

How to calculate your company’s carbon footprint

Is your company ready to take climate action and work towards net zero emissions? Before you dive straight into reducing and offsetting your carbon emissions, there’s one preliminary step you should take. In order to decarbonize your company, you must first understand how much carbon you’re emitting. In other words, step one on your journey to carbon neutrality should be measuring your company’s carbon footprint! 

This blog post is designed to give you a deeper understanding of your company’s carbon footprint and how to go about calculating it. Let’s get started with the basics.