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.
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.
The first part of the interview with Eric Ricaurte, Founder of Greenview, about the role of data and benchmarking in mainstreaming sustainability in the hospitality sector.
Don’t make people feel guilty for their inaction if you want them to act in a sustainable way, says recent research from Taiwan
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.
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