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Booking.com's New Partnership Means More Transparency About Carbon Emissions
Booking.com’s new partnership with CHOOOSE brings good news to the environmentally conscious travelers of the world.
In a statement, Booking.com said that it is working to help travelers choose more environmentally sustainable travel options. Oslo-based tech company ‘CHOOOSE’ forms part of Booking.com’s new partnership, showing a variety of carbon offsetting options.
The partnership will allow for transparent and credible information about carbon emissions associated with their booking plans. In the first instance, it will focus on booking accommodations and then later may include flights and other products.
“Together with CHOOOSE, we can provide information in a more transparent manner, and through trusted climate projects, can offer another way for travelers to make more mindful travel decisions,” said Danielle D’Silva, head of sustainability for Booking.com, in a statement.
What we know:
With sustainable travel on the rise, it is no wonder Boooking.com together with CHOOOSE are helping travelers make eco-friendly lodging decisions. The goal of the partnership is to bring awareness to the effects and accessibility of sustainable travel.
A passionate CEO
“Recent research by Booking.com shows that sustainable travel is important to more than four out of five global travelers, with 50% citing the recent news about climate change as having an influence on them wanting to make more sustainable travel decisions. The challenging bit is that many still don’t know exactly where or how to start.” explains CHOOOSE CEO Andreas Slettvoll.
Climate tech company CHOOOSE are widely known in the industry for their work in sustainability. The have worked with many companies and brands including Air Canada, Southwest, Skyscanner, and Amadeus, to name a few.