Where sustainable travel is headed in 2018

 width=The report indicates that the green travel trend continues to gain momentum with a large majority of global travellers (87%) stating that they want to travel sustainably, and nearly four in 10 (39%) confirming that they often or always manage to do so.

However, 48% indicate they never, rarely or only sometimes manage to travel sustainably, suggesting that while promising strides are being made for a greener future, there is still plenty of room to turn intentions into action.

Sustainability starts where you stay as for almost half of travellers (46%), ‘sustainable travel’ means staying in eco-friendly or green accommodations, topping the list of what people think of when hearing the term. Looking ahead, more than two-thirds (68%) of travellers intend to stay in an eco-accommodation in 2018, reassuringly up from 65% in 2017 and 62% in 2016.

Additionally, the percentage of travellers who have not considered eco-friendly stays because they were unaware of their existence continues to decline, resting at 31% this year, compared to 39% and 38% in 2017 and 2016 respectively.

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Read the full release here:Êhttps://globalnews.booking.com/where-sustainable-travel-is-headed-in-2018/

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