Lifestyle and travel With sustainability top of mind for many Americans, mindful travel has become a natural extension of those conscious efforts among people looking to get away.
New research from Booking.com indicates that 61% of Americans have a desire to travel more sustainably over the next year, which is a 15% increase since last year.
With this sentiment on the rise, it is now easier for travelers to find sustainable stays with the newly implemented Travel Sustainable badge.
The badge designates any kind of property – from apartments, B&Bs and holiday homes to hotels, resorts and even treehouses – with a combination of sustainable practices such as eliminating single-use plastics to offering tours and activities by local businesses and more
Lifestyle and Travel Expert Carmen Ordonez shares the latest in sustainable travel including tips for finding and booking sustainable stays for Americans looking to make more mindful, conscious travel choices.
DID YOU KNOW?
U.S. travelers are consciously planning their future trips with sustainability and climate change in mind; almost three quarters (73%) confirm that sustainable travel is important to them.
The digital travel leader also found that nearly half (45%) of surveyed Americans indicate that they actively look for information on the sustainability efforts of a property before they book their stay.
More than 100,000 properties globally are now being recognized for their sustainability efforts with the Travel Sustainable badge on Booking.com, making it easier to search and book a sustainable stay.
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