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.
Ecotourism is about uniting conservation, communities, and sustainable travel. This means that tourists who participate in ecotourism activities want reassurance that their host follows defined ecotourism principles. By Des Langkilde. Ecotourism Definitions In his book ‘Ecotourism: An Academic Definition’ (1999 p.43) David A. Fennell defines ecotourism as “… a sustainable form of natural resource-based tourism that focuses primarily on […]
As host of the APEC 2017, Viet Nam has initiated a round-table conference on sustainable tourism development policy in the face of climate change challenges. Hà Văn Siêu, Deputy General Director of the Việt Nam National Administration of Tourism, said the conference would be held in June.
New government plans to relocate residents to larger atolls – leaving small islands ripe for development. It says these super resorts, not solar power, will create the money needed to adapt to climate change
Dashboard will enable sustainability indicators to be measured and tracked in a consistent and transparent manner so areas for improvement can be identified and achievements celebrated
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.
Every year, Ethical Traveler select the ten developing nations doing the most to promote human rights, preserve the environment and support social welfare
The Pebble Beach Resort the 2017 IAGTO Sustainability Award for their water reclamation program and renewable energy project.