On Earth Day [22 April], TripAdvisor revealed that sustainability is a key concern for Australians when making travel plans.
According to the world’s largest accommodation and traveller survey – the TripBa-rometer by TripAdvisor, 72% have indicated that it is important for accommodation providers to have eco-friendly practices. This compares to 79% of travellers globally.
Fortunately, Australian properties are amongst the greenest in the world with 83% who have reported having practices in place to reduce the impact their business has on the environment. According to the sur-vey, Australian properties indicated that they are doing their bit for the planet by implementing a wide range of eco-friendly practices.
The most common initiatives in place are:
|Eco-friendly Practices in Place
|Towel and linen re-use program||86%||82%|
|Water efficient toilets/shower||81%||58%|
More than 1000 travellers and 750 hoteliers in Australia participated in the survey.