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    Heathrow showcases sustainable aviation fuel

    The post Heathrow showcases sustainable aviation fuel appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Heathrow has incorporated sustainable aviation fuel into its operations ahead of the G7 Summit. Working alongside Vitol Aviation and Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel, the fuel will be incorporated into the main fuel supply today and blended to use across flights operating at Heathrow over the next few days. While the fuel supply may be comparatively small – equivalent to fuelling five-to-ten short haul flights – this commercial delivery will establish proof of concept at the largest airport in the UK. Achieving this milestone is a critical first step in demonstrating to the government…

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    Supporting sustainable travel: From Greenland, with love

    The post Supporting sustainable travel: From Greenland, with love appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Here is a letter from Hjörtur Smárason, the new managing director at Visit Greenland about how the country aims to become one of the world’s leading destinations in sustainable tourism. I have had a strong connection to Greenland for a long time. I first came here when I was only 14 years old. This was with a group of young people from the small village of Bildudalur in Iceland, who were on a 10-day visit to its ‘twin town’ of Kulusuk. Since then, I have been to Greenland countless times – both…

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    Dubai Sustainable Tourism launches green initiative

    The post Dubai Sustainable Tourism launches green initiative appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Dubai Sustainable Tourism (DST), part of Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) to further Dubai’s position as one of the world’s leading sustainable tourism destinations, has launched the ‘Get into the Green Scene’ initiative. The objective will raise awareness of the city’s sustainable attractions and highlight the ease of incorporating sustainable practices into everyday life. The launch of the ‘Get into the Green Scene’ initiative includes a sustainability calendar, featuring a series of environmental days throughout the year and ways in which people can engage within the theme of that…

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    Smarter: This Airbnb alternative is a luxury and sustainable short stay platform

    The post Smarter: This Airbnb alternative is a luxury and sustainable short stay platform appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Pioneering marketplace for short stays, Smarter opens the doors of London’s most lavish and outstanding homes, whilst offering sustainable travel solutions and an eco-forward experience. Conceived to challenge the status quo set by traditional booking platforms, the disruptor brand distils quality from quantity, liberates guests from high booking fees and entrenches a commitment to reducing the carbon footprint of all its stays. Launched on 5 May, Smarter has built a portfolio of luxury homes founded on its principles of: Restoring guests’ booking confidence by listing only carefully…

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    The most sustainable cities in the world

    The post The most sustainable cities in the world appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. The world is more focused on our planet and the environment than ever. Sustainability is now something everyone knows about, with global governments making efforts to ensure they’re doing their bit in the fight against climate change. A new study by Uswitch reveals which cities around the world are the most sustainable. The study analysed cities based on several factors which contributed to them being the most sustainable: Energy Transportation infrastructure Affordability Pollution Air quality CO2 emissions Percentage of green space available What makes these cities sustainable? Less pollution No level of…