TUI Group has published the 2016 progress report for its sustainability strategy ‘Better Holidays, Better World’. TUI customers booked 6.3 million ‘greener and fairer’ holidays in 1,170 hotels certified to a sustainability standard. Furthermore, holidaymakers participated in 846,000 TUI Collection excursions which focus on sustainability and benefits to local communities. A total of 6.6 million euros was raised for research, charity and sustainability projects in holiday destinations, particularly via the realigned TUI Care Foundation.
“For many people in the world tourism is the key to a more prosperous life. As the leading tourism group worldwide it is our responsibility to strengthen the positive effects of tourism. Our sustainability strategy ‘Better Holidays, Better World’ underlines this requirement. The results in the current progress report are very encouraging and show that the strategy is lived and promoted on all levels of the company”, says Fritz Joussen, Chief Executive of TUI Group.
This is an excerpt from an article first published by Travel Daily News. Read the original article here: TUI Group publishes sustainability report: Sustainable holidays are hitting the mainstream.