The Travel Corporation has partnered with World Animal Protection to reshape the experiences the company offers to be more animal-friendly and support the phase-out of cruel activities, including bullfights, captive whale and dolphin attractions and, most significantly, removing elephant rides and shows from their trips visiting Thailand.
Latest news and insights from various sources relating to UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Slum Tourism: is it ethical? It is difficult to find someone that can answer this question from both a professional and an academic background. However, Tamara Ramos finds the perfect fit: Elisa Spampinato.
People Award finalists Cayuga Collection
The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC)’s 2018 Global Summit takes place in Buenos Aires, Argentina in April and will look at destination management and sustainable jobs amongst other issues.
Honghe Hani Rice Terraces in Yunnan Province, China.. Credit: By Jialiang Gao, www.peace-on-earth.org – Original Photograph via Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA 3.0.
What do all these ideas have in common—a tax on carbon, big investments in renewable energy, a livable minimum wage, and freely accessible healthcare? The answer is that we need all of them, but even taken together they’re utterly insufficient to redirect humanity away from impending catastrophe and toward a truly flourishing future.
ITP – the International Tourism Partnership – has recruited a new director who will step into the position from June. Madhu Rajesh has been appointed and will follow on from Fran Hughes as director.
The second edition of the World SummitDestinations for All will take place in Brussels, October 1-2, 2018, under the auspices of Kéroul and CAWaB. The aim of the event is to give concrete expression to the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Recommendations on Accessible Tourism.
Most people’s experience of World Heritage is now a digital one. Whether it’s on social media, an official website, Wikipedia or a simple Google search, this shift in “visitation” means many people who engage with World Heritage will never physically travel to the actual site.
ITP released the Water Stewardship Report
A new report from ITP – the International Tourism Partnership – highlights the six steps hotels and hotel groups need to take to embed water stewardship throughout their property and portfolio.
So often it happens completely innocently, unknowingly, unintentionally.
An item catches your eye – a unique memento of a place visited, the perfect keepsake to take home as an enduring reminder of a magical time of travel.
Turtle hatcheries around the world that claim to be focused on doing good may actually be more interested in cashing in on gullible tourists than helping animals. And in some cases, the hatcheries may actually be harming turtles.