Expedia announces new sustainable travel programs for destinations

New programs boost environmentally responsible travel and support economic advancement in local communities across the globe

Apr 18, 2024

Expedia Group today announced the launch of two new programs - Destination Climate Champions and the Destination Giveback Initiative - both designed to support destination marketing and management organizations (DMOs) in becoming better environmental stewards and helping ensure travel is truly a force for good in their local communities.

Key takeaways

  • Expedia Group has partnered with the Travel Foundation, a leading industry NGO, to launch a first-of-its kind educational program for DMOs called Destination Climate Champions;
  • To further support destinations and local communities, Expedia Group has launched the Destination Giveback Initiative. Expedia Group makes donations to local causes identified together with its DMO partner on behalf of both parties, and provides support to local communities where they need it most while driving tourism growth;
  • The new programs are aligned with Expedia Group's Open World social impact and sustainability strategy and its commitment to building resilient prosperity for destinations across the world.

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