Cedar Swan from Adventure Canada, NatGeo World Legacy Award finalist in the Sense of Place category, talks about creating longstanding relationships with partners and hiring like-minded staff.
Travel & Tourism generated 1 in 10 of the world’s jobs in 2016 as the sector grew by 3.3%, outpacing the global economy for the sixth year in a row, reads a new report by the World Travel & Tourism Council.
The pilot programme, will include training for local communities through Amadeus customers. The initiative is expected to be replicated in other countries.
For the Indian hotel chain, sustainable tourism is as miuch about hiring people from disabled and disadvantaged backgrounds as reducing energy use
Having promised to create 20,000 training opportunities for young people by 2020, Marriott revealed that it has reached 40% of its target in just 12 months.
AccorHotels will go beyond the UK government’s guidelines and apply the new National Living Wage to all employees previously paid below £7.20 per hour
As travelers, we have a choice. We can go with international brands and companies or we can purposely chose to support local and use our money wisely to promote sustainable tourism.
Latest UN targets risk an insipid concoction with neither the taste of a people-centric tourism nor the taste of women’s rights or gender parity
Equality in Tourism Associate Rebecca Armstrong reviews some recent reports demonstrating how women are still at a disadvantage when it comes to participating and benefiting from their employment.
Better Buildings Challenge SWAP invited energy management teams at Hilton and Whole Foods to tour each other’s businesses and exchange energy savings ideas.
Nearly 40 companies, including several travel and tourism firms, have launched a joint initiative to offer jobs, training courses and support for refugees in Germany.
For every one person employed by certain high-end tourism lodges in southern Africa, seven people benefit from the downstream flow of that income.
Holidays – ‘time off’ should offer chance to escape endless cycle of production and consumption and experience and reflect on slower, more connected life
If you look beyond the tabloid bile there are some truly inspiring stories of tourism addressing refugee crisis that deserve to be replicated far more.
13% of Lemon Tree Hotel’s staff are Employees With Disabilities, and chain uses various innovations to support engagement between staff and guests
A BBC documentary on shocking conditions on tea plantations certified by the Rainforest Alliance has resulted in a UK certification body withdrawing support
The inspiring tale of how a father and son who both become jobless at the same time collaborated to run a sustainable, socially aware hostel in Pisa
if you have ever wondered what happens when your hotel gets audited, this day in the life of a Travelife auditor makes for a revealing read