This week, executive chairman of Giltedge Africa, Sean Kritzinger, chats to Travel Weekly about flight shaming. Is this trend real? Will it affect Africa’s tourism industry?
Flight-shaming has become the latest worldwide travel trend with environmental activists attempting to guilt people into taking fewer flights. As flying contributes to more than 2% of carbon emissions globally, activists urge vacationers to travel by train or boat instead. Even Britain’s Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan Markle, faced heavy criticism this month after using private jets to fly to the south of Europe.
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