Columnist Aurora Dawn Reinke asks what responsible tourism businesses should do when research shows tourists are unaware of sustainability benchmarking and therefore aren’t looking for it?
How one company looks to avoid white saviour mentality and the legacy of paternalism when creating impact focussed trips
Georgia is unprepared for the rapid growth in tourists visiting the mountainous country – Leadership is needed to protect its environment and people.
Busso von Bismarck, Founder at Qinous Smart Energy Storage asks whether there’s a two-step approach to clean energy for off-grid properties.
How should hoteliers balance their sustainability strategies and the price they charge for their rooms?
Tourism needs to end its commitment/addiction to volume growth and focus instead on re-designing a system that works for all
Research finds that while women are well represented as conference chairs, there is unequal representation as keynote and invited speakers
With a rapidly changing climate, we need to respond in an accelerated way. Incremental and marginal change just won’t be enough
Sammy Wilson, chairman of the park board, explains why his people have decided to ban the climb outright. (in English and Pitjantjatjara)
There is clear evidence that volunteering and/or funding orphanages is fuelling the demand for paper orphans and orphanages.
Study shows reviews that mention hotel social or environmental initiatives score higher than those that don’t, implying business advantage from such efforts
Human beings, so used to ‘the customer is always right,’ are now to be bled from every angle and then treated as costs to be cut rather than assets to be cosseted
But beneath the glamorous surface lies an environmental threat that may cause the island to face a water crisis in less than four years.
Travindy shares the stories that can transform tourism into a force for good. if you’ve a story that can help this happen, we’d love to hear from you
Ecoclub discuss leadership in local communities development through nature and cultural tourism with the Clombian sustainable tourism expert
As industry and media seek to explain outbreaks of overtourism symptoms, here are 10 interwoven contributing factors worthy of serious investigation
In principle, any development that makes a flight less carbon intensive is to be welcomed as a step in the right direction. However, it does not offer the sustainable solution that it is often presented as being.
Extensive clearing of mangroves to build seaside resorts and restaurants, marinas and golf courses left many coastal areas barren and vulnerable to the ravages of nature, such as cyclones and storm surges.