Jo Hendrickx started out life in tourism as a holiday representative over 20 years ago and progressed into a health and safety role before becoming Sustainable Destinations Manager at the Thomas Cook Group. Jo worked with overseas teams and project managers to bring sustainability to life through local excursions and also supported hotels in preparing for sustainability certification. In 2017 she founded Travel Without Plastic to focus on helping the travel industry to reduce unnecessary waste. They have created a range of downloadable resources for accommodation providers; they also provide personalised support for hotels and tour operators as well as project managing destination-based activities.
Stories from Jo Hendrickx
Can We Ever Travel Without Plastic?
Though 100% plastic-free tourism may not yet be a reality, with a little forward planning there are a lot of ways to travel responsibly and reduce our impact.