Airbnb boss says travel giant is taking steps to avoid overloading rural tourist hotspots

Airbnb boss says travel giant is taking steps to avoid overloading rural tourist hotspots

//= do_shortcode(‘[in-content-square]’)?> Cottage in Aberdaron. Photo by A Crowe Photography is marked CC BY-NC-ND 2.0. Recent changes to Airbnb’s website aim to protect places like Wales and Cornwall from over-tourism, says Brian Chesky, the travel giant’s founder. Mr Chesky also warned that communities that limit tourism too much risk being perceived as xenophobic. Airbnb introduced … Read more

12 EU airports have joined the Airport Carbon Accreditation for Sustainable Travel

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The global carbon standard for airports, Airport Carbon Accreditation, has announced that 12 airports in the EU have committed to continue operating based on global climate targets, according to the Airports Council International (ACI). According to ACI, Basel-Mulhouse Airport in France and Switzerland, Stockholm Arlanda Airport and Gothenburg Landvetter Airport in Sweden, and nine airports … Read more

New book explores Thanet’s role in fiction, poetry and travel writing in the 18th-21st centuries – The Isle Of Thanet News

New book explores Thanet's role in fiction, poetry and travel writing in the 18th-21st centuries - The Isle Of Thanet News

Richard Lewis and his new book Writing The Isle A new book on Thanet has just been published by Broadstairs author Richard Lewis. His new book takes a fresh look at the stories of locally connected writers as told in his previous book Creative Coast and shows how the Isle of Thanet has been portrayed … Read more

Scott Wright: The revival of outbound travel spells hard times for the Scottish tourism industry

Scott Wright: The revival of outbound travel spells hard times for the Scottish tourism industry

THE long queues and flight cancellations that have become commonplace at UK airports in recent days will be hard to stomach for holidaymakers desperate to travel overseas. Especially for those vacationers who are traveling abroad for the first time after more than two years. Airports have struggled to keep up with the huge spike in … Read more

More Indians may turn on Outbound Travel Mode

More Indians may turn on Outbound Travel Mode

Travel service providers have welcomed the government’s move to allow booster or preventive Covid vaccinations for all adults and said the development will give even further support to international bookings this summer for markets such as Europe and make people more confident about long-haul travel. The government announced on Friday that all adults who took … Read more

Travel Tech Saber Ink deal with Google • The Register

Travel Tech Saber Ink deal with Google • The Register

characteristic The computing and travel industries have traveled hand-in-hand for decades. Perspective: American Airlines signed a contract with IBM in 1957, which developed the first computer reservation system based on two IBM 7090 mainframes in 1960. Over time, the same booking system morphed into one of the top three global distribution systems (GDS) called Saber, … Read more