Dashboard will enable sustainability indicators to be measured and tracked in a consistent and transparent manner so areas for improvement can be identified and achievements celebrated
There appears to be increasing tension between tourists and residents around the world, with the former often blamed for behaving inappropriately and disturbing locals. Protests against tourist behaviour have erupted in Barcelona, Venice and Hong Kong.
New research conducted by the Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA) in conjunction with researchers from East Carolina University reveals that, more than any other motivating factor, adventure travelers are seeking transformative experiences.
This analysis is the first global-scale review of the role of NGOs in ecotourism. It complements reviews of ecotourism in private and public protected areas.
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.
Green Lodging Trends Report 2016 finds more hotels are acting sustainably, but most of them are failing to communicate their actions with travellers
Booking.com shared 8 travel predictions for 2017 inspired by data, traveller endorsements, reviews and innovation trends in e-commerce travel technology.
Results indicate that even if tourists care about climate change impacts, carbon labels are currently ineffective because of communication deficiencies
Research shows economic issues a considerable factor when framing the poaching crisis as a financial one could motivate African governments and communities.
UN sustainable transport report advises shift of focus towards ensuring transport accessibility improves quality of life in communities.
90 per cent of industry execs say sustainability is important to their organisation.Yet only 28 per cent have a carbon emissions reduction policy
Results of an online survey will be used to understand the demographics and motivations of surfers who travel to aid tourism development policies
Many sustainability-minded tourism companies keep most of their efforts secret from their guests, for fear of seeming preachy. Here’s what they should do…
New research says highlighting threats to destinations risks driving tourists to consume these disappearing tourism ‘products’ before it is too late.
Fundamental problems with EU policy need addressing urgently for transport policies to have any significance in efforts to mitigate climate change.
Why are consumers not buying your sustainable tourism products? Quite probably, because the way you write your messages is not sufficiently attractive.
Increased popularity of marine tourism at some sites can lead to disturbance of these marine animals, which are also at risk from fishing
Research on tourist behaviour shows that people are happy to curb their material consumption on holiday, as long their holiday is rich in other experiences.