If significant gains are going to be made in developing sustainable tourism, nations must put in place systems that will contribute to ending tourism as we know it, argues Judy Kepher-Gona. Focus must shift to ethical people engagement.
The fight for the preservation of Thailand’s Khao Sok National Park begins in the late 1970s, with an armed uprising deep in the jungle strongholds of present day Cheow Lan lake.
Next month’s Beach Culture World Championships is expected to open brand new doors for Silver Sands and communities around Barbados, expecting competition from around the world and banking on organic tourism to promote the community.
Touch Morn from Chambok Community Based Eco-Tourism, finalist of NatGeo World Legacy Awards in Engaging Communities, speaks about their profit-sharing business model.
Kennedy Leavens from Awamaki, a finalist of NatGeo World Legacy Awards in the Sense of Place category, talks about building female-driven profitable community-based tourism.
Cedar Swan from Adventure Canada, NatGeo World Legacy Award finalist in the Sense of Place category, talks about creating longstanding relationships with partners and hiring like-minded staff.
Interview with Mark Thornton Safaris, World Legacy Awards finalist in Conserving the Natural World, about experiencing responsible tourism in the wilderness.
Sargaalaya is a unique tourist destination in Kerala and is part of its responsible tourism project in the area. Once a venture for the development of Traditional Arts and Crafts of India, it has become one of the major tourist attractions of Kerala.
Tim O’Donoghue from Riverwind Foundation, NatGeo World Legacy Awards finalist in Destination Leadership, speaks about stakeholder education and engagement.
Slovenia Tourism won NatGeo World Legacy Award in Destination Leadership. Maja Pak explains how the whole country got engaged in implementing green policies
G Adventures announces foundation of Travel Better, a new online certification, and launches three new social projects in Austria, Canada and Bolivia.
Meeting will see more than 30 Latin American community organizations, as well as around 50 Colombian community projects and travel agencies seek to promote the collective construction of community tourism in the region.
In a world increasingly marked by greed and strife, some companies are notable for the good they do. These companies have chosen to embody the credo: Be the change you want to see in the world.
Through the groundbreaking medium of virtual reality, Conservation InternationaI is spreading awareness of the plight of the world’s most stunning and vital ecosystems as never before.
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.
Gunditjmara people to find out if Australian government has accepted bid for 6,000-year-old network of fish traps in Victoria to be put forward.
The over 12 acre village resort offers a complete experience to the visitors to feel the village life such as a ride on a bullock cart and milking a cow.
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.