Myla Tutt from Sojern speaks about the company’s CSR program, its successes, challenges, and advice for others on how and why to start a pro bono activity.
The UN World Tourism Organisation recently released a Discussion Paper on the occasion of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017, asking for comments from a range of key stakeholders in the field.
A two-tier tourism payment system, where locals are charged less for the same product, may be one way of implementing sustainable tourism practices and protecting valuable resources.
According to tourism officials, the Caribbean tourism industry faces significant future threats related to both competitiveness and climate change impacts.
The International Union of Railways has launched TopRail to raise awareness of cruise and heritage railways, and scenic train routes around the world including a series of workshops.
The 2nd part of the interview with Eric Ricaurte, Founder of Greenview, about the role of data and benchmarking in mainstreaming sustainability in the hospitality sector.
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.
The World Bank Group and Airbnb signed a Memorandum of Understanding, validating their combined efforts to boost the tourism industries of developing economies, at the Tourism Knowledge Exchange 2017.
It used to be that people would look forward to a long break in summer, but now tourists have got used to regular short breaks through the year. We love to jet off to the world’s glittering cities, even if only for a day or two. The trouble is, binge travelling may be killing the places we visit.
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.
The Chair and CEO of the Canadian Transportation Agency shared his vision of a national transportation system that is the most accessible in the world outlining the vision to representatives from disability rights associations and industry.
Nearly 400 travel and tourism industry professionals exchanged lessons and experiences to promote competitive, inclusive, and sustainable tourism at the 2017 Mekong Tourism Forum (MTF 2017), held on 5–9 June in Luang Prabang, Laos.
Thousands of tourists have pledged to behave responsibly on their travels in Iceland since a campaign run by tourism promotion site Inspired by Iceland kicked off last Friday. As of that day, nearly 7,000 people had taken the pledge.
Rhodes’ Melenos Lindos Exclusive Suites became the first hotel in the world to be awarded the GSTC certificate reviewing the hotel’s practices including environmental impact, working environment, and respect for local cultural heritage.
Two months ago, Barcelona’s city council approved a ban on all new hotels, hostels and tourist apartments in the city. It expects to go even further with the Strategic Tourism Plan regulating all aspects of tourism.
For the 3rd time, the Sustainable Destinations Top 100 competition is organised by Green Destinations and 20 other international sustainable tourism organisations highlighting success stories, and exchanging good practices between destinations.
Emerging approach to resource management offers huge opportunities for remote island nations tourism development, says CEO
Two winners will be chosen from each of ASEAN’s ten countries, with one selected as urban best practice, and the other rural.