From game lodges to airport hotels, Soouth Africa has many accommodation providers who have implemented sustainable tourism practices in their business operations.
Des Langkilde, editor at TourismTattler.com interviews Vernon Wait, Marketing Director at Lalibela Private Game Reserve in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa to find out how a Big-5 game reserve implements sustainable tourism practices and markets these attributes to guests and suppliers.
Ecotourism is about uniting conservation, communities, and sustainable travel. This means that tourists who participate in ecotourism activities want reassurance that their host follows defined ecotourism principles. By Des Langkilde. Ecotourism Definitions In his book ‘Ecotourism: An Academic Definition’ (1999 p.43) David A. Fennell defines ecotourism as “… a sustainable form of natural resource-based tourism that focuses primarily on […]