The GDS-Index: Three Reasons Why You Should Take Notice

Incase you haven’t heard, the ground-breaking initiative Global Destination Sustainability Index (GDS-Index) announced its first official results and rankings of 35 participating destinations in November. The results were officially released at the

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China – The Eco Destination of the Future?

You may think we are being provocative but we like to think we’ve got a pretty nifty crystal ball here and there’s some exciting developments bubbling in China. The government has

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How Can Benchmarking Make Destinations More Sustainable?

In response to an increasing focus on responsible and sustainable practices in the events industry, leading MICE (Meeting, Incentive, Conference and Event) destinations are working to make their locations more

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Having lived in Singapore for most of the last 2 months I’ve still much to learn about this fascinating island state but in this relatively short time have already been

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«To have success in sustainability – you just have to make it sufficiently hard for yourself that it becomes easy». This was the advice from Kirsten Aggersborg, the director of

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Following on my Michaels post earlier, I wanted to attached a presentation that we created to really define the business case for sustainability in the meetings industry. The presentation details

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In spite of a the litany of columns, reports and studies on the topic of Greenwashing, (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greenwash), it seems that confusion ensues, resulting in more unsubstantiated claims which only serve

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With the growing trend of sustainability, many destinations are now preparing themselves as «green meeting destinations». In 2008, we increasingly started to work with DMOs and CVBs who wanted to

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