GSTC News and Updates related to OTAs

1 07, 2021

Agoda’s Sustainability Handbook

2022-07-06T12:51:49+08:00July 1st, 2021|

Travel helps us discover our world. It gives us new experiences and connects us with other cultures. It reunites us with familiar faces, forges new friendships and teaches us about ourselves. But it can have consequences, from pollution and the destruction of natural habitats to overcrowding and strain on local infrastructure. As a result, [...]

4 06, 2021

Booking.com 2021 Sustainable Travel Report

2022-07-06T12:51:27+08:00June 4th, 2021|

Booking.com 2021 Sustainable Travel Report reveals how the ‘pandemic effect’ could finally tip sustainable travel intent into impactful action • 83% of global travelers think sustainable travel is vital, with 61% saying the pandemic has made them want to travel more sustainably in the future • 49% still believe that there aren’t enough sustainable [...]

18 04, 2021

Booking Holding’s 2020 Sustainable Travel Insights

2022-08-13T09:32:17+08:00April 18th, 2021|

Booking Holdings released its 2020 Sustainability Report The Booking Holdings 2020 Sustainability Report provides an update on the progress of the company’s sustainability and corporate social responsibility activities from 2020. It includes the results of Booking.com's 2020 research on sustainable travel: "2020 Sustainable Travel Insights". The report contains information and data on different aspects [...]

15 11, 2020

Booking.com’s Sustainability Handbook

2022-07-06T12:51:28+08:00November 15th, 2020|

Booking.com's 2020 survey found that demand for sustainable accommodation is growing year on year: 82% of global travellers identified sustainable travel as important to them; 70% say they’re more likely to book accommodation if they know it’s eco-friendly. Therefore, Booking.com launched a new sustainability handbook for its partners. The handbook includes information on setting [...]

27 10, 2020

Hotelbeds joins the GSTC and launches Green Hotels Programme

2022-07-06T14:15:33+08:00October 27th, 2020|

Hotelbeds is launching a new initiative to identify, highlight and promote sustainable accommodation within its hotel portfolio. Over 15,000 properties are already part of The Green Hotels Programme and are available from today to more than 60,000 B2B travel buying partners worldwide. Additionally, Hotelbeds announces it has become a full member of the Global [...]

21 10, 2020

Booking.com expects to see a more eco-conscious mindset in 2021 and beyond

2022-07-06T12:51:28+08:00October 21st, 2020|

Booking.com Reveals Nine Predictions For The Future of Travel #6 Impact Awakening Booking.com expects to see a more eco-conscious mindset in 2021 and beyond as Coronavirus has amped people’s awareness about their impact on the environment and local communities, according to new insights, data and research spanning 20,000 travelers across 28 countries. "Over half [...]

23 04, 2020

Booking.com Sustainable Travel Report 2020

2022-07-06T12:51:28+08:00April 23rd, 2020|

96% of Indian travelers identified sustainable travel as important to them: Booking.com Sustainable Travel Report 2020 According to research conducted by Booking.com in 2020 (~ 22 global markets and ~1000 participants per market) 82% of travellers tell they find sustainability an important topic, but only 50% tell there's enough choice when it comes to [...]

11 11, 2019

Agoda Joins GSTC

2022-07-06T12:51:49+08:00November 11th, 2019|

Agoda has officially joined as a member of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC). The GSTC engages with a worldwide network of members, who represent a wide range of tourism stakeholders. Being a GSTC member means actively participating in GSTC’s global network, contributing to the important work of the GSTC in promoting the widespread adoption [...]

14 10, 2019

Booking.com Joins GSTC

2022-07-06T12:51:28+08:00October 14th, 2019|

The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) is pleased to announce that Booking.com, one of the world’s leading digital travel platforms, has officially joined as a member of GSTCs global network. Representing a wide range of tourism stakeholders, GSTC members are active drivers for sustainability in travel and tourism and contribute to the important work [...]

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