Tui Travel reveals details of sustainable holidays plan

Tui Travel reveals details of sustainable holidays plan

Tui Travel has officially launched its first sustainability strategy to deliver the most fuel-efficient airlines in Europe and make 10 million of its holidays ‘greener’ within three years.

The Sustainable Holidays Plan 2012-14 sets four goals and identifies 20 measurable commitments against which it will report on progress annually.

The four goals are: to deliver 10 million ‘greener and fairer’ holidays by 2015; to operate Europe’s most fuel-efficient airlines, saving more than 20,000 tons of carbon from its ground operations; to make staff regard Tui Travel as a leader in sustainability; and to make customers regard Tui as a leader in sustainable holidays.

The commitments to achieve these goals include investing in projects that drive environmental and socio-economic improvements in key destinations and replicate them elsewhere; trialling sustainable biofuel on flights and exploring a long-term sustainable biofuel strategy; featuring more than 3,000 hotels certified as sustainable; and ensuring 50% of differentiated hotels have an environmental management standard.

Other commitments include staff dedicating 100,000 hours to volunteering, launching a sustainability communications campaign across the group and reducing CO2 emissions from 
the company’s major premises, retail shops and brochure production by 10%.


This is a community-moderated forum.
All post are the individual views of the respective commenter and are not the expressed views of Travel Weekly.
By posting your comments you agree to accept our Terms & Conditions.

More in News