A two-tier tourism payment system, where locals are charged less for the same product, may be one way of implementing sustainable tourism practices and protecting valuable resources.
It used to be that people would look forward to a long break in summer, but now tourists have got used to regular short breaks through the year. We love to jet off to the world’s glittering cities, even if only for a day or two. The trouble is, binge travelling may be killing the places we visit.
Thousands of tourists have pledged to behave responsibly on their travels in Iceland since a campaign run by tourism promotion site Inspired by Iceland kicked off last Friday. As of that day, nearly 7,000 people had taken the pledge.
For the 3rd time, the Sustainable Destinations Top 100 competition is organised by Green Destinations and 20 other international sustainable tourism organisations highlighting success stories, and exchanging good practices between destinations.
Emerging approach to resource management offers huge opportunities for remote island nations tourism development, says CEO
Two winners will be chosen from each of ASEAN’s ten countries, with one selected as urban best practice, and the other rural.
The winners of the international tourism prize presented each year at ITB Berlin share their tips on how to engage local communities in sustainable tourism.
The project aims to buy a small boutique hotel or ecolodge in a culturally unique region of the world and partner with an experienced local helping qualified hospitality owners to bring the world authentic and unique travel experiences.
The Government of Alberta are providing the Aboriginal Tourism Association of Canada with a $100,000 grant to help establish a provincial Indigenous tourism organization and grow tourism-related businesses across the province.
Sweden is a place where you can eat berries from the ground, sleep under the stars, swim in the lakes and roam freely. To make this home available for everyone, Sweden has listed the entire country on Airbnb.
Sunder Rang, an initiative by Chandelao Vikas Sanstha in collaboration with Basecamp Foundation of Norway, is empowering women to earn a livelihood by making and promoting traditional arts and crafts to Rajasthan.
The Global Destination Sustainability Index (GDS-Index) has released their first Whitepaper – “Sustainable Destination Management Trends and Insights: A Path to a Brighter Future” at IMEX Frankfurt.
Southern African country seeks to further leveraging tourist arrivals to protect its biodiversity and support community development
Free online course will deliver training in key sustainability topics as part of ongoing efforts to enhance the resiliency and global competitiveness of the region’s tourism sector
Alejandro Varela, deputy director of UNWTO Regional Programme for the Americas, praised Cuba’s work today in meeting the global objectives for the sustainable development of tourism industry.
GreenBiz Group will host a Sustainable Tourism Summit during its VERGE Hawaii: Asia Pacific Clean Energy Summit, which returns to Honolulu on June 20-22.
In 2016 and 2017, Visit Meteora was awarded the golden prize of the Greek Tourism Awards, for its excellence in destination marketing/branding and management of Meteora.
The series of events will explore issues around migration to remind people that travelling is not done only for pleasure and to relax, but that there are those who are forced to travel and move