TITLE

Industry urged to back eco project

AUTHOR(S)
Dennis, Juliet
PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
Travel Weekly (UK);7/25/2008, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the call of Co-operative Travel managing director (MD) Mike Greenacre to support its sustainable tourism strategy in Great Britain. The strategy was aimed at raising more than £700,000 yearly for sustainable travel projects, including The Travel Foundation. Greenacre is also against the development of a third runway at Heathrow in England, arguing that the third runway could not help cut carbon emissions.
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34889275

 

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