The theme for this year’s event is the management of tourist destinations and the risk of exploitation through tourist exploitation.
Ecolab, Trucost and Microsoft have collaborated to create the industry’s first publicly available financial modelling tool that enables businesses to factor current and future water risks into decision making.
The two South African organisations were announced at a ceremony in Cape Town along with several other category winners
New opportunity for sustainable tourism startups! The Journey is 5 month accelerator program open for sector innovators held in Lisbon. Deadline for applications: 7th of May 2017.
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.
Professor Graham Miller, an expert in sustainable tourism, has been appointed as the new chairman of one of the leading organisations in hospitality CSR and sustainability, Considerate Hoteliers.
Booking.com announced the 10 startups that will join Booster, program that supports projects seeking to have a positive impact on the global tourism industry.
Thomas Cook has committed to stop selling tickets to some wildlife attractions following an independent review into animal welfare standards.
The report details the impacts and highlights stories about some of the innovative sustainability projects at its Unique Lodges collection, supporting idea that tourism can be a powerful force for good in the world.
The report marks the end of Rezidor’s five year Think Planet campaign to reduce 25% of the company’s energy consumption which it achieved.
Announcement designed to emphasize the role of the tourism sector in the preservation of ecosystems and in raising awareness on the uniqueness of biodiversity.
TUI Group has published the 2016 progress report for its sustainability strategy ‘Better Holidays, Better World’, and used the data therein to suggest that 2016 was the year that sustainable tourism became mainstream.
Over the past two years, Tourism Calgary has set out to show how distinct and valuable a Calgary visit can be through an annual content marketing campaign: Basecamp to Adventure.
Responsible Travel announced it will no longer be promoting trips that include visits to zoos. It’s the first travel company to publicly make such a move.
IHG the InterContinental Hotel Group has launched RISE – a programme to inspire and mentor women into leadership positions.
The sustainability consultancy has launched an online portal to make tracking, analysing and benchmarking key sustainability data easy and affordable
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.
The Awards will recognise Dubai’s most eco-friendly hotels and reflects the city’s goal to become one of the world’s leading sustainable tourism destinations.