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To mark Earth Day, Trip.com, the worldwide journey company, and Etihad, the nationwide airline of the UAE, at present launch a month-long Travel with a smaller footprint marketing campaign the place Trip.com customers reserving chosen Etihad flights can get their flight’s carbon emissions offset for free.
From Earth day on twenty second April to twenty second May, the sustainable marketing campaign presents Trip.com customers who ebook Etihad flights with the ‘carbon-offset’ tag to get their flight’s carbon emissions offset for free. Today, the marketing campaign goes stay in Singapore, the UK, Germany, France, Spain, Italy and Ireland, and might be adopted by successive launches in APAC markets, together with Malaysia, South Korea, Japan, Thailand and Australia.
Hundreds of Etihad flights might be listed on Trip.com websites with the ‘carbon-offset’ tag. In line with this yr’s Earth Day theme of “Invest In Our Planet”, in response to the carbon emissions of chosen flights, calculated utilizing the ICAO Carbon Emissions Calculator, a corresponding funding might be made in accredited sustainable initiatives to offset the flight emissions. Trip.com customers whose flights are included on this marketing campaign will see their offset funding made in two key initiatives – the Katingan Petland Restoration and Conservation Project in Kalimantan Province, Indonesia, and the Cordillera Azul National Park REDD+ Project in central Peru. Both of those initiatives are targeted on environmental safety and habitat restoration. To study extra about carbon offsetting and the initiatives this marketing campaign helps, please go to Etihad’s Corporate Conscious Choices web site right here.
Through this marketing campaign, Trip.com customers will be capable to take off on their flights figuring out they’re doing so with an impactful funding made to offset their journey.
“Trip.com is committed to providing travellers with more sustainable travel options. Through our collaboration with Etihad, who have a strong commitment to sustainable travel, we are able to offer free flight offsetting to Trip.com users around the world for this exciting campaign,” commented CT OOI, Director of International Air Ticketing Business, Trip.com Group, on the newest cooperation between Trip.com and Etihad. “We are eager to collaborate with partners, like Etihad, to educate travellers and partners on sustainability.”
“Our Corporate Conscious Choices programme has been designed to facilitate and enable our corporate partners and guests to easily make sustainable choices when they fly,” mentioned Martin Drew, SVP of Global Sales and Cargo, Etihad Airways. “Through our partnership with Trip.com we’re able to achieve this in two ways, first by allowing Trip.com to meet its own sustainability goals, and secondly by extending the programme to guests booking their travel through the platform. This is the reason we built the programme and is an example of effective collaboration to expand sustainable travel opportunities for our guests.”
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