Posts Tagged ‘sustainable travel’

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Park City: A Collective Impact

Championing a community re-shaping the impact of climate change. How the residents of one of America’s favorite mountain resorts, famed for its powder snow and the Sundance Film Festival, led their town to commit to hitting net-zero by 2030, creating one of the most ambitious climate change goals in North America.

In this film, we find out coming together created bold ideas, solutions, meaningful actions in a town of 8500 residents who welcome over a half a million visitors each year.  A celebration of just how much this community cares.

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Denmark: The Joy of Going Green

Did you know that two of the world’s top three sustainable holiday destinations are in Denmark? It’s the vibrant capital city of Copenhagen and Denmark’s second city Aarhus, also known as the city of smiles. 

This film sees us on the road with ex-pat Brit Adrian Mackinder to find out why these green cities are world-beaters. Now a resident of Copenhagen, our host shows us the very best of Danish innovation, determination and creativity – in getting around green, growing, and eating organic – and making the idea of taking personal responsibility fun.  

Discover the secrets of Denmark’s green lifestyle, where locals go swimming after work, restaurants have their own farms, and cycling is more than a mode of transport – it’s a way of life. Let us take you on a journey and show you just how easy it is to choose green when visiting Denmark – the Land of Everyday Wonder. 

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Edmonton: Meeting Sustainably

Events in Edmonton take less energy.

Canada’s northernmost metropolis is emerging as a leader in sustainable meetings with a customizable program that guides event planners through a series of responsible choices. As a city with two solar-powered signature venues and a focus on regenerative tourism, Edmonton provides opportunities for delegates and visitors to leave the city better than they found it.

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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. 
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.