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GreenStep Sustainable Tourism Standard is a GSTC-Recognized Standard

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Wakayama, Japan, April 9, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) is pleased to announce that the Japan Sustainable Tourism Standard for Destinations (JSTS-D) has achieved the ‘GSTC-Recognized Standard’ status. The Japan Sustainable Tourism Standard for Destinations (JSTS-D) which is based on the GSTC Criteria for Destinations, was developed by Japan Tourism Agency (JTA)…

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SpaceFund Venture Capital Announces First Close of Second Fund

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Houston, Texas, United States, April 7, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / SpaceFund announced it has reached and surpassed the planned first close of $5 million for its $20 million BlastOff Fund today. The Houston and Austin-based company says commitments to the fund have reached $9 million as of Monday morning. “We are thrilled to see how many investors are placing their trust in our team…

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WISeKey and SUNx to Introduce First Ever Climate Change and Sustainability NFT

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, April 6, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / WISeKey to launch the NFT auction of the original SWATCH created for the 1992 Rio Earth Summit, on Earth Day, April 22, 2021. This unique, first-off-the-line watch, designed by Maurice Strong under the theme “It’s in our Hands” it was given to his widow Hanne Strong, by the wife of the founder of Swatch Nicolas Hayek.

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Global Tourism Plastics Initiative Announces Third Round of Signatories

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Paris, France, March 19, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / On the occasion of the first anniversary of the Global Tourism Plastics Initiative, lead organisations the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation hosted a panel discussion on “ Eliminate.Innovate.Circulate. Strategies from the Global Tourism Plastics Initiative” at ITB…

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