The Roundtable for Human Rights in Tourism is a multi-stakeholder alliance of civil society organisations, tour operators and travel associations dedicated to respecting human rights.
From a safari camp group showing strong leadership in saying no to bottled water to a wine farm with forward-thinking work conditions – the shortlist has a lot to say about where responsible tourism on the continent is, and where it is going next.
The IUCN report finds that the use of best practices to minimise the negative impacts of tourism and maximise the positive ones as the “sustainability challenge” for the future.
Electricity has returned, houses have been rebuilt and major attractions like Trafalgar Falls have been officially declared open. Now, the next step in Dominica’s recovery efforts post-Hurricane Maria involves travelers.
The Travel Corporation has partnered with World Animal Protection to reshape experiences it offers to be more animal-friendly and support the phase-out of cruel activities
Madhu Rajesh joins ITP from Water & Sanitation for the Urban Poor (WSUP), where she is currently Director of Partnerships & Development.
The 2nd edition of the World Summit Destinations for All will take place in Brussels, in October 2018. The aim is to give concrete expression to the UNWTO Recommendations on Accessible Tourism.
Fund will provide benefits that will also strengthen the economic resilience of the region, encourage permanent conservation and restoration of the reef and create a scalable new market for the insurance industry.
Turtle hatcheries around the world that claim to be focused on doing good may actually be more interested in cashing in on gullible tourists than helping animals.
The Responsible Tourist campaign calls on the resident population of Costa Rica to take care of natural resources and strengthen communities through sustainable tourism and it will also give advice to the public on best practices.
The centre will include a Sustainable Tourism Observatory which will assist preparedness, management and recovery of crises which impact tourism and threaten economies and livelihoods.
As cities work to add technologies to improve residents’ lives and mobility, many are putting a renewed focus on inclusivity and equitable innovation distribution. Yet, people with disabilities remain an overlooked group.
One entrepreneurial pair are making sure guests have less impact on the environment. Hara House promotes responsible consumption, sustainable travel, social good and the future of the hospitality and tourism industry in North India.
The World’s Top 10 Sustainable Destinations have been unveiled at ITB Berlin. With this award, Slovenia ranked among the top 10 most prestigious destinations in the World’s Top 10 Sustainable Destinations 2018 category.
Women in Business Development Incorporated has launched their new Agri-tourism Farm to Table App for android smart phones. The launch took place at their organic night market at the Samoa Tourism Authority Fale.
The Deputy Minister of Tourism, Elizabeth Thabethe, has recently launched a tourism business incubator to ensure the viability and sustainability of SMMEs in the Ba-Phalaborwa Local Municipality.
The 10 startups comel from the U.S., Netherlands, Switzerland, Thailand, India and Nepal, and operate collectively across six continents, including Antarctica
The centre will give the region the capacity to be better able to manage, mitigate, and quickly recover in the event of a crisis,