In an effort to grow sustainable coastal and marine tourism in South Africa, its competitive advantage in nature, culture and heritage, will be leveraged – prioritising destinations rather than individual tourism projects or products.
A 40-mile stretch of the Mesoamerican coral reef off the coast of Cancun, Mexico, soon will be the first in the world with its own insurance policy, piloted by the Nature Conservancy and reinsurer Swiss Re AG.
Our unsustainable habits are propelling climate change, and the Great Barrier Reef is under immense environmental stress. Coral bleaching has reached record levels and no one knows if or when the coral will ever recover.
Mamanuca Environment Society (MES) has applauded Castaway for the great work in restoring their coral reef ecosystem. The Castaway Island Resort in partnership with MES has planted corals covering a total reef area of 419.19km².
Emerging approach to resource management offers huge opportunities for remote island nations tourism development, says CEO
The report documents opposition to and community divisions over land acquisition for 25 airports at various stages of planning, construction and expansion.
Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan has teamed up with local farmers to save Bali’s bees and produce its own honey for use in the resort’s restaurants, cocktails, cooking classes and spa treatments.
The award-winning Belgian hotel chain has developed one of the most far reaching approaches to supply chain management, and engaged staff and guests in its transformative efforts
Klaus Fielsch from Finch Bay Galapagos Hotel, NatGeo World Legacy Awards finalist in Earth Changers, speaks about building their own agriculture farm that helps reduce food imports and waste.
When tourism does not engage with local communities or invests so that all of the profits go off shore, it fuels destruction of wildlife, says CITES head in keynote speech at WTTC Summit
Cayuga Collection won NatGeo World Legacy Awards in the Earth Changers category. Hans Pfister talks about their approach towards sustainable luxury tourism.
Ethos Farm in the Jungle opened 3 years ago as part of a sustainable agriculture program. The purpose of the farm was to employ local farmers and support production and consumption of local food and plants at Sunset’s resorts.
Some highlight conscious consumerism and ideas like slow travel. But in a world in which growing populations with endless consumer demands are pitted against a fragile environment, we require more concerted effort.
Announcement designed to emphasize the role of the tourism sector in the preservation of ecosystems and in raising awareness on the uniqueness of biodiversity.
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.
For many years, Baykalsk Paper and Pulp Mill polluted the spectacular lake Baykal during the Soviet-era. Three years after the plant closed, the fight to preserve the lake has shifted to different battlegrounds.