Towards Sustainable Travel | The sustainability journey of Booking.com

September 27, 2022

During this Vision Dinner, Danielle D’Silva will deliver a short keynote to spark the discussion about setting the industry standard and supporting stakeholders along their sustainability journey. After her presentation, there is a moderated discussion with Danielle and the other participants. You are most welcome to join!

  • Small scaled peer session
  • Open dialogue by means of the Chatham House Rule

Danielle D’Silva, Booking.com

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Danielle D’Silva

Head of Sustainability

Danielle D’Silva leads the sustainability efforts at Booking.com, including initiatives to operate the business sustainability, integrate sustainability into the platform in order to support partners and customers to make sustainable choices, and collaborate with the industry for a more sustainable future. Most recently her team has been responsible for the development and release of the Travel Sustainable Badge and Program and the Booking Holdings’ Climate Action Plan, committing the company to net-zero emissions by 2040. She is passionate about her mission to embed sustainability into the core of Booking.com.

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Booking.com

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The travel industry is changing: the global pandemic transformed the outlook of traveling and there is a strong call for sustainability in the industry. And while the appetite for a more sustainable travel industry is there, it isn’t easy. One of the ways Booking.com is working to make it easier for travelers to make sustainable travel choices is with its Travel Sustainable Program and newly launched Travel Sustainable Badge, which highlights accommodations that have implemented sustainable initiatives across holistic sustainability. However, there is a consumer attitude behaviour gap, which Danielle D’Silva, Head of Sustainability for Booking.com, is addressing with her team and colleagues across the company.

Program

Location: Amsterdam or Utrecht area
17:30 - 20:30

More information will follow soon.

Audience

Directors Sustainability

Main language

English

Conditions

  • Participants have to meet the previously described target audience.
  • If applicable, our partners will be presented with every application.
  • During all our sessions, the Chatham House Rule applies. This means that the participants are free to use the information received, but neither the identity nor the affiliation of the speaker(s), nor that of any other participant, may be revealed. This means that no report, no photos and no recordings are made of the meeting. The presentation will also not be distributed to the participants afterwards.
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