Chairman, Founder and former CEO of Atlantica Hotels in Brazil, Paul has demonstrated what businesses can do to keep children safe and reduce the risks of child abuse and trafficking.
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.
We need a more gender-balanced industry if we want to reduce poverty, promote sustainable human development, improve the sector’s ethics and protect the environment.
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
We speak with the Strategy Lead of the Stop Slavery Hotel Industry Network about its efforts to bring together various stakeholders within the industry to address modern slavery.
Rather than viewing the Walled Off as an art installation offering political commentary, it is more useful to see it as a working hotel with a capacity for sparking political awareness.
A company risks being guilty of offences including slavery, servitude, forced or compulsory labour and human trafficking if it knows, or ought to know, that they are occurring in its business or supply chain. Tourism companies need to be aware….
For sustainable tourism to be a success, it needs to ensure the widest diversity of voices are heard – especially at the largest travel show in the world
Civil society groups from across the world gathered in Berlin to launch the Berlin Declaration on Transforming Tourism, calling for a radical reorientation of the industry to do more for vulnerable communities around the world
Thee Centre for Responsible Tourism (CRT) unveiled a study on women workforce in Goa’s tourism sector which questioned the myth that tourism provides employment opportunities to women.
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
James Sutherland, Friends International’s international communications co-ordinator, speaks with Jeremy Smith about the growth of the ChildSafe Movement and its efforts to engage the tourism industry to help protect children.
Every year, Ethical Traveler select the ten developing nations doing the most to promote human rights, preserve the environment and support social welfare
Our end of year series on the top stories of 2016 continues with a look at some of the key stories about tourism and human rights of last 12 months
A new guide that helps hotels reduce the risk of modern slavery taking place on their properties has been launched by the University of West London.
The Stop Slavery Hotel Industry Network aims to help hotels address risks in their facilities, employment practices and supply chains.
Spanish hotel workers tell of permanent job insecurity, high rate of illness and injury and declining wages stemming from massive outsourcing.
How do you communicate a complex and sensitive issue like child protection? ChildSafe’s campaigning has seen them nominated for a World Responsible Tourism Award.