According to tourism officials, the Caribbean tourism industry faces significant future threats related to both competitiveness and climate change impacts.
Addressing 350 Business School Deans at the EFMD Conference – Professor Geoffrey Lipman said that the 2015 SDGs – provide a massive opportunity for the academic world, but they need to be approached with a big reality check on the tensions between aspiration, implementation, and finance.
As host of the APEC 2017, Viet Nam has initiated a round-table conference on sustainable tourism development policy in the face of climate change challenges. Hà Văn Siêu, Deputy General Director of the Việt Nam National Administration of Tourism, said the conference would be held in June.
New government plans to relocate residents to larger atolls – leaving small islands ripe for development. It says these super resorts, not solar power, will create the money needed to adapt to climate change
Pope Francis has denounced the CO₂ compensation for air travel as hypocritical. He said: “The planes pollute the atmosphere, but with a fraction of the sum of the ticket price trees are planted to compensate for the damage inflicted.
Sustainability has been the buzzword in development circles. We have the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals that Pacific member countries have adopted and are working diligently towards. Recognising the potential of tourism to advance these, the UN General Assembly has designated 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development.
In partnership with the energy company E.ON, the hotel is setting new standards for sustainability in the industry via a recently installed fuel cell.
Skiing is no longer the money-making business it used to be and alpine resorts need to rethink their business model before it is too late.
Indigenous and community forestry is key to slowing species extinction and global warming. Governments must do more for the forest peoples and their rights.
Caribbean Cruises Ltd. released its Sustainability Report, which documents the Company’s commitment to environmental stewardship.
Uber launches electric vehicles to boost its image in the eyes of environmentally conscious mayor Manuela Carmena and show its goodwill, Reuters says.
The decision to approve airport expansion shows how far governments, businesses and individuals are willing to go in denying ecological crises.
Our end of year series on the top stories of 2016 continues with a look at some of the key stories about tourism and climate change of last 12 months
JetBlue created a video to raise awareness about responsible tourism and educate travelers about how to “buy informed” and travel smart to the Caribbean.
How do people deal with the thought of flying less, or not at all? Rob Hopkins applies the five stages of grief to understand our addiction
Results indicate that even if tourists care about climate change impacts, carbon labels are currently ineffective because of communication deficiencies
UN sustainable transport report advises shift of focus towards ensuring transport accessibility improves quality of life in communities.
African hotels urged to embed sustainability certification in ratings to ensure sustainable development of sector.