City of Santa Fe was the winner in the Sense of Place category of the 2017 National Geographic World Legacy Awards hosted at ITB Berlin. We speak with its Executive Director.
Jamaica is making moves to ensure that the country’s tourism product not only generates prosperity for large hotel owners, but stimulates growth in the wider domestic economy as well
The theme for this year’s event is the management of tourist destinations and the risk of exploitation through tourist exploitation.
Lindsey Reding from Andaman Discoveries, NatGeo World Legacy Award finalist in Engaging Communities, speaks about creating successful community-based tourism.
A new 400-mile hiking trail running the length of Jordan has opened, rebooting the Middle Eastern Tourism despite being a country that’s been hit hard.
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.
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.
North Island won this year’s NatGeo World Legacy Award for Conserving the Natural World. Bruce Simpson shares how they engaged stakeholders in company’s long-term vision.
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.
Sustainable tourism thinker and consultant Anna Pollock will talk about how focussing on passion and purpose are the way for tourism to achieve prosperity.
Tim O’Donoghue from Riverwind Foundation, NatGeo World Legacy Awards finalist in Destination Leadership, speaks about stakeholder education and engagement.
Jochen Zeitz from Segera, NatGeo World Legacy Awards finalist in Destination Leadership, talks about achieving a lasting impact on nature and communities.
Slovenia Tourism won NatGeo World Legacy Award in Destination Leadership. Maja Pak explains how the whole country got engaged in implementing green policies
Visit Flanders is taking resident opinions about tourism seriously. The Belgian destination management organisation has released a report written by Vincent Nijs that describes resident perspectives about carrying capacity and the perceived value of tourism in the city of Bruges.
The Mekong Innovative Startup Tourism Initiative announced two new accelerators designed to make it easier and faster for innovative tourism businesses to get established in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, and Vietnam. The MIST Startup Accelerator will take entries from early stage companies with either travel technology or traditional tourism business plans.
The Key to Rural Geotourism: The Right Person. It only takes one spark to light a fire, and in this case the spark was Elaine Parny. She and her French husband own a small restaurant, La Galette Berrichonne, in Missouri. And it offers savory French cuisine!
The declaration by a sustainable tourism organisation to turn Pattaya from “sin city” into a family entertainment destination has been greeted with disbelief.