Latest news and insights from various sources relating to UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Greece has faced a few problems in recent years. However, attracting tourists hasn’t been one until now.
The country is expected to welcome a record 32 million foreign travellers in 2018 – up from just 6.2 million in 1998 and 15 million in 2010.
Impact Travel Alliance’s new report – “Bringing Sustainable Tourism to the Masses” – contains 32 tactics looking to integrate sustainability into all types of travel. In the 66-page study, Impact Travel Alliance aims to empower all sides of the travel industry in its goal to mainstream sustainable tourism.
Social media has completely changed our lives, both positively and negatively. On the one hand, it brings us closer together and allows us to interact in more meaningful ways. But on the other hand, it encourages superficiality.
One of the lesser graphic images used in the post, however still upsetting to see.(Margaux Leigens)
On May 1st, the Perhentian Turtle Project awoke to their worst nightmare. Having heard news of not one, nor two, but three deceased sea turtles in the waters surrounding the nesting beach of Tiga Ruang in the Perhentian Islands of Malaysia.
Better Places has become the first Dutch travel organisation (and one of very few worldwide) to become a Certified B Corporation. With this accreditation, Better Places joins the international movement of sustainable companies, proving that successful entrepreneurship and making a positive contribution to the world can go hand in hand.
Bali Zoo, Singapadu Village, Sukawati, Gianyar Regency, Bali, Indonesia.
A shocking new report from World Animal Protection has revealed that all wildlife tourism entertainment venues in Bali with captive elephants, tigers, dolphins or civet cats fail to meet even the basic needs of wild animals in captivity.