As an alternative to a somewhat Westernised and potentially patronising desire to ‘help’ the poor, Community Based Tourism provides a means to support communities to diversify their income, on their own terms, and contribute to sustainable development in the process.
Latest news and insights from various sources relating to UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Initiative will see replacement of foam containers with paper or eco-friendly bags and straw alternatives over coming year.
Responsible Tourism Initiative is specifically aimed at improving sustainability in the supply chain in hospitality establishments and enhancing the understanding of one-by-one fisheries
Tourists can connect to hosts through an online platform letting them browse from hundreds of experiences to craft their own unique itinerary in New Zealand.
Building social and ecological resilience to face environmental threats: a story from the Triem Tay village
An Nhien Farm is a clear example of how regenerative tourism takes place in the middle of the Vietnamese tourist track. Get inspired!
Balancing the need to increase tourism revenues with the ecological cost of increasing the number of visitors is the challenge of any destination, and Jordan is no exception
Thomas Cook has made a pledge today to remove 70 million single-use plastics within the next 12 months
The program has recently been launched at the company’s headquarters in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, where more than 1,650 employees are able to collaborate with around 20 local NGOs. The initiative has also been implemented in the Bangkok, Beijing, Cancun, Dubai, London, Orlando, Shanghai, Singapore and Tel Aviv offices, reaching a total of 3,000 of the 5,000 employees worldwide.
Soneva Jani becomes the first member to join the International Pole & Line Foundation through its new Responsible Tourism Initiative.
The EarthCheck Sustainable Destinations program will provide Järvsö with a scientific framework to benchmark, certify and continuously improve their environmental, cultural, social and economic performance