But beneath the glamorous surface lies an environmental threat that may cause the island to face a water crisis in less than four years.
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Extensive clearing of mangroves to build seaside resorts and restaurants, marinas and golf courses left many coastal areas barren and vulnerable to the ravages of nature, such as cyclones and storm surges.
Ecolab, Trucost and Microsoft have collaborated to create the industry’s first publicly available financial modelling tool that enables businesses to factor current and future water risks into decision making.
With the City of Cape Town’s level 3B water restrictions coming into force, FEDHASA, the Federated Hospitality Association of South Africa has called on its members to optimise water resource management across the industry.
The Federated Hospitality Association of South Africa (FEDHASA) has called on its members to optimise water resource management, with the City of Cape Town currently under level 3B water restrictions.
The Pebble Beach Resort the 2017 IAGTO Sustainability Award for their water reclamation program and renewable energy project.
Our end of year series on the top stories of 2016 continues with a look at some of the key stories about tourism and water of last 12 months
Results of an online survey will be used to understand the demographics and motivations of surfers who travel to aid tourism development policies
ITP (International Tourism Partnership) is proud to announce a major step forward in the hotel industry’s stewardship of water, with the launch of the Hotel Water Measurement Initiative (HWMI).
Coral reefs worldwide will likely be exposed to higher-than-normal sea temperatures for an unprecedented third year in a row, leading to increased bleaching
Australia Institute estimates that continued bleaching could see visitors to the region plummet by more than a million people a year
FOE claims ongoing lack of initiative by cruise companies to install technologies that reduce pollution impact on travel destinations and local peoples.
Consumer pressure is not likely to go away but neither is it likely to be sufficient to achieve change on the scale needed
Marine debris is one of the biggest environmental issues of the 21st century. The amount of microplastics and single use plastic is uncontrollably increasing in our oceans threatening our ecosystems, people’s livelihoods and many of our favourite holiday destinations.
Area’s value from tourism outstrips its value from fishing, and while industrial fishing was already banned throughout the islands, poaching continues,
Located within the Republic of Kiribati in the heart of the Pacific Ocean, the Phoenix Islands are one of Earth’s last intact oceanic coral archipelago ecosystems, boasting more than 120 species of coral and 514 species of reef fish.
Considerate Hoteliers and its hotel resource management platform Con-Serve are one of the finalists at the edie Environment & Energy Awards 2016.