Hotels in Sri Lanka are usually booked out. The island is a popular with tourists. But many of the accommodations are aging, energy intensive and environmentally unfriendly. The hotel chain Jetwing is now trying to become carbon neutral by 2020.
Rankings of travel destinations are published regularly. Lonely Planet has chosen Sri Lanka and Germany as top destinations for 2019. How should such lists be read?
In hot Sri Lanka, air conditioners are serious energy guzzlers. One hotel chain there wants to make cooling carbon neutral by 2020 - using cinnamon.
The travel market catering to Muslims is growing, but also attracts criticism. Entrepreneur Fazal Bahardeen is advocating for Halal Tourism at Berlin's world leading travel trade show.
Climate protection is progressing, said delegates at the climate conference in Bonn this week. Are there good prospects despite Trump?
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