April — June 2015

In this edition of the Travelife members’ newsletter, find out about the new membership fees and how to make the most of your online account. Hear from fellow Travelife accommodations how they’re continuing their sustainability journey by embracing the post-audit experience. Learn about the Make Holidays Greener campaign, how Travelife hotels have helped to make Tunisia more sustainable and the WTTC award winners.

Have you signed up to Make Holidays Greener?

So far 25 organisations worldwide have signed up to organise a beach clean as part of this year’s Make Holidays Greener campaign and more than 60% of them are Travelife hotels.

Winners of the WTTC's Tourism for Tomorrow awards

Find out about the tourism innovators who were recognized at this year’s World Travel & Tourism Council Tourism for Tomorrow Awards in the categories of community, destination, environment, innovation and people.

Save time, do it online

Find out about the latest developments and how to make the most of your online account with Travelife. The new online checklist will help you to prepare for your next audit.

Changes to Travelife membership fees

We are about to launch a new membership structure to complement the changes made to the Travelife standard and auditing process. Find out how this will affect you and for a limited period, how you can benefit from current membership fees.

Communicating your Travelife story

If you have become Travelife certified, then your sustainability journey will continue as you look for new ways to improve. Find out how to make the most of your Travelife certification.

Improving sustainability management in Tunisia

The Clean Production Project has brought together businesses across all sectors to improve sustainability in Tunisia. Learn how Travelife hotels and the certification process has helped to make this project so successful.

Travelife in the News
Find out what publications around the world have been saying about Travelife and sustainable tourism over recent months.

Pick plastic and let the public know about it

TravelWeekly (15 May 2015)

ABTA’s Head of Sustainability and Destinations, Nikki White, sees great potential in the Make Holidays Greener campaign for Travelife hotels to play their part in environmental protection and demonstrate to the public that they are serious about sustainability.

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Travelife’s role in the Big Holiday Beach Clean

TravelMole (14 April 2015)

According to Salli Felton, the Travel Foundation Chief Executive, Travelife’s involvement in this year’s Make Holidays Greener campaign will help to encourage more tourism businesses to sign up to the Big Holiday Beach Clean 2015.

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Make Holidays Greener impacts on environmental trends

Work Travel & Tourism Council (April 2015)

The Make Holidays Greener campaign raises awareness of the damage caused by plastics in the oceans and provides a platform for the travel industry to showcase their commitment to sustainability.

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A stay at a Travelife awarded hotel in paradise

Mirror (30 March 2015)

Learn about the pleasures of staying at Travelife Gold awarded Luxury Sensatori Resort where stunning scenery, local cuisine, environmental consciousness and excellent customer service make up a true Caribbean paradise.

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High expectations towards the Big Holiday Beach Clean

TravelANDTour World (24 March 2015)

The partnership between Travelife and The Travel Foundation is a milestone in sustainable holidays and will help to exceed last year’s participation rate in the Big Holiday Beach Clean.

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