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Plastic-Free Holidays – But How? The Deep Dive Into Practice In Hotels And On Cruise Ships

Deep Dive Sessions

March 5, 2020

17:00 - 17:45

CityCube Berlin, Cube Club

-in Cooperation with Futouris-

  • The awareness of the problem of marine pollution from plastic waste has reached the tourism industry.
  • In Futouris´ current industry project, member companies, the Balearic government and local partners are working together to reduce plastic waste in tourism.
  • How do processes need to be changed so that less waste is generated and not just shifted from plastic to other materials?
  • Are alternative solutions for the currently used disposable plastic products really more sustainable?
  • How can employees and guests be actively involved in the programs to motivate them to make their own contribution?
Introductory presentation & Moderation:

Prof. Dr. Harald Zeiss, Chairman of the Executive Board, Futouris

Panel guests:

Mike Brauner, Senior Manager Sustainability, TUI Group

Jo Hendrickx, Founder & CEO, Travel Without Plastic

Hansjörg Kunze, Vice President Communication & Sustainability, AIDA Cruises

Karina O’Gorman, Head of CR EMEAA, InterContinental Hotels Group