Indigenous tourism can offer opportunities to foster reconciliation, using tourism to bridge the cultural divides and create better futures by sharing culture, knowledge and country.
The reason for these ‘accidents’, neglect and lack of duty of care for elephants or their mahouts is often simple. It’s an issue of profit for those running elephant camps.
Thomas Cook has committed to stop selling tickets to some wildlife attractions following an independent review into animal welfare standards.
Responsible Travel announced it will no longer be promoting trips that include visits to zoos. It’s the first travel company to publicly make such a move.
A spokesperson for the Austrian Alpine Association has called for the end of Alpine skiing in light of a report which claims developments are causing catastrophic damage to mountain areas in the Alps.
Veteran outfitter, O.A.R.S., is inviting families across the country to turn off their devices and tune into nature together for at least four days this summer as part of the company’s new #100HoursUnplugged challenge. Multiple studies show that America’s youth now log more than 7.5 hours of screen time per day.
EuroVelo, a project of the European Cyclists´ Federation which comprises a network of 15 long distance cycle routes that connect the European continent, is launching a new, improved cycling map. Following the success of the previous edition, the 2017 map will be the main promotional tool for the network over the coming years.
We speak to the co-founder of award winners Loola Resorts about his approach to running incredibly successful beach tourism holidays where groups of adults and children not only get to play at the beach, they get involved in deeply engaging community outreach programmes too.
The Pebble Beach Resort the 2017 IAGTO Sustainability Award for their water reclamation program and renewable energy project.
As part of a community-based tourism in Cambodia, local communities in rural areas open their homes to help tourists explore local culture and nature.
Jim Sano, Vice President for Travel, Tourism and Conservation, WWF speaks with Anula Galewska about the partnership between WWF and Royal Caribbean Cruises.
Growing popularity of activity masks unavoidable cruelty that can’t be justified by supposed benefits to conservation of the species
Tony Carne, General Manager at Urban Adventures, shares his thoughts on the recently launched “Trips” by Airbnb and challenges their innovative aspect.
Captive dolphin facility continues to suffer from change in public attitudes towards its attractions.
Results of an online survey will be used to understand the demographics and motivations of surfers who travel to aid tourism development policies
TripAdvisor and Viator will not sell tickets for specific tourism experiences involving physical contact with captive wild animals or endangered species
Five new startups give travelers alternatives to Google and other popular trip-planning platforms and help them discover local sights.
Increased popularity of marine tourism at some sites can lead to disturbance of these marine animals, which are also at risk from fishing