PHUKET, 22  February 2018: Thailand Yacht Show opens Thursday at the Ao Po Grand Marina in Phuket for its third edition. The event is open to both trade and consumers, 22 to 25 February. During the four days, Phuket will host...
BANGKOK, 25 January 2019: The Thai Hotels Association and the Tourism Authority of Thailand are campaigning to reduce single use plastic in the tourism and hospitality industries. A TAT Newsroom statement, released earlier this week, outlined...
BANGKOK, 11 July 2019: Greenpeace Thailand twittered a Guardian story Wednesday that claims Indonesia intends to return eight containers filled with garbage to Australia. The UK Guardian story quotes Indonesian customs officials saying the containers contained...
BANGKOK, 8 January 2018: Portuguese airline Hi Fly claims to be the first airline to operate a single use plastic free flight. First reported in Travel Pulse and picked up by Fox News, the...
LONDON, 14 December 2018: The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and UN Climate Change, earlier this week, showcased how the travel and tourism sector could take steps towards a carbon neutral status by 2050. Last April, WTTC announced the...

Exo bans wet wipes

BANGKOK, 21 November 2018: Plastic bags and single-use water bottles were on the ban list earlier this year, now wet wipes joins the list. Beginning January 2019, EXO Travel has announced it is banning the distribution of wet wipes or...
BANGKOK, 1 November 2018:  The Thailand Elephant Polo Association will not seek permission for a 2019 King's Cup Elephant Polo Tournament according to a PETA report released Wednesday. PETA Asia, an organisation that protects animal rights and exposes cruelty, said...
SINGAPORE, 1 July 2019: Radisson Hotel Group claims it has a strong responsible business ethos and meaningful action is being taken to preserve the environment giving back to local communities. Is it a greenwash or the...
BANGKOK, 1 July 2019: Eleven years ago, Airbnb founders Brian and Joe inflated three airbeds in the living room of their San Francisco apartment and the company was born. From airbeds, Airbnb expanded to spare rooms...
BANGKOK, 11 June 2019:  Centara Hotels & Resorts marks this year’s World Environment Day, 5 June and Ocean Day, 8 June, with a month-long campaign to raise awareness of the scourge of plastic waste.