WTM Africa 2020 is tackling travel sustainability at macro and micro levels this year, by lining up a number of eco-conscious initiatives alongside recognising game-changing sustainability practices in the African travel industry...
3 days ago
Many businesses are capitalising on the rise in experience-seeking with new and expensive ways to make memories -- and many of them are just as damaging for the planet as products...
Brendan Canavan 11 Dec 2019
InterContinental Hotels Group plans to switch miniature toiletries for bulk products, but it isn't likely to do as much for the environment as activists might think.
Yossi Sheffi 30 Aug 2019
Tourism is a huge contributor to emissions, accounting for 8% of emissions worldwide and climbing as tourism grows faster than the economies it contributes to...
Susanne Becken 8 Jan 2019
With its multi-year plastics elimination strategy, The Travel Corporation is committed to ensuring the environment remains vibrant for generations to come...
8 Jun 2018
"GIAHS is also about innovation and opportunities, including broadening access to new markets and businesses such as eco-labelling, agri-tourism, youth empowerment to add value to our agricultural patrimony."
23 Apr 2018
On 18 April, the International Day for Monuments and Sites, global attention will be focused on the need to conserve culturally significant monuments and sites. The doors of many sites around the world will open for free...
16 Apr 2018
The ultimate aim of sustainable development is to protect the existing economic, social and environmental landscapes of a place. These are after all, what tourists come to explore...
Brendan Canavan 8 Jan 2018
Airbnb - as part of their vision to bring where travellers go, what they do and who they meet together into one people-powered platform - announced Trips a year ago. As part of that, Airbnb expanded Experiences to more than 40 cities across 26 countries...
28 Nov 2017
A study of the interaction between tourists and a Maasai community raised questions about the boundaries between research, tourism and entertainment...
Vanessa Wijngaarden 17 Oct 2017