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.
US Wildlife Trafficking Alliance announces new partnerships with major industry associations, launches global tourism toolkit for travel companies
FITUR 2017 comprises a number of events organized by UNWTO with a special focus on the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017.
UNWTO and UNEP run a survey to identify practices in national tourism planning, tools used by the private sector and methods to measure tourism’s performance.
Randy Durband discusses how GSTC is seeking to making the entire tourism supply chain more sustainable, and why we all need to focus on Asia
Africa now has a common reference framework to promote sustainability and responsibility in the tourism sector.
The pilot programme, will include training for local communities through Amadeus customers. The initiative is expected to be replicated in other countries.
Core rationale for developing a statistical framework is to support the measurement of sustainable tourism in its various dimensions.
TripAdvisor and Viator will not sell tickets for specific tourism experiences involving physical contact with captive wild animals or endangered species
The Adventure Travel Conservation Fund (ATCF), a new nonprofit for the travel industry, was unveiled on September 20th to a gathering of over 800 international travel operators, buyers and media.
Barbados has been recognised by the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) and the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) for its commitment to sustainable tourism.
The applications for the UNWTO Awards for Innovation in Tourism are open for organizations or businesses that are undertaking a tourism-related project/initiative with an innovative and sustainable approach.
Green Tourism has entered into a partnership with the Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC) to help Canadian tourism businesses go green.
We interview Jon Selig, Founder of Comedy Abroad. Jon explains how making travellers laugh can help raise funds for good causes. Jon’s unlikely comedy career began with him receiving two business degrees and selling enterprise technology. In 2011, these bad decisions caused him to have a mid-career crisis and prompted him to get onstage and tell jokes. In […]
FOE claims ongoing lack of initiative by cruise companies to install technologies that reduce pollution impact on travel destinations and local peoples.
Award will recognize companies committed to making their business more responsible and sustainable through the implementation of the Global Code of Ethics for Tourism.
A number of leading development organisations are supporting a growing movement to discourage volunteering in orphanages abroad.
Charity says airlines should commit to using only high-quality carbon credits and sustainable alternative fuels