Travel agents are still promoting tourist attractions that are cruel to animals, according to research by Which? Travel. Many of the big names, including Tui, Trailfinders and Expedia, claim to be hot on the issue of animal welfare, but continue to sell tickets to unethical wildlife facilities.
Latest news and insights from various sources relating to UN Sustainable Development Goals.
“Book hotels and excursions that have passed certain sustainability accreditations… the Global Sustainable Tourism Council is one to look for…” Writes Charley Ross for HuffPost UK.
Read the full article on Huffington Post website: 9 Ways To Reduce Your Environmental Footprint While Travelling
Technology has been quickly evolving into many markets such as clothing, food, health, home, and hotels are certainly no exception. As the industry is disrupted by more privatized options such as Airbnb and VRBO, Bloomberg reports that technology has become “top of mind for hotels,” as they seek to compete by providing amenities and new services for luxury vacationers and business travelers.
Major players in Asia’s bustling tourism industry have a duty to uphold and protect the region’s natural and cultural resources and to create a net-positive impact on destinations and the people living in them.
The Barbados-based Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has launched a regional tourism education and awareness campaign (RTEAC) aimed at fostering a discussion on climate resilience and sustainability on both the regional and international stage.
Since Southeast Asia has risen in popularity as a tourist destination in the last decades, the tourism industry has been growing rapidly as well. Along the growth of the tourism, there are also environmental concerns and worries that the local culture might be swept away by the mass tourism.
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Being environmentally friendly doesn’t just mean adopting practices that are kind on the external environment, it also means providing a healthy environment that’s great for staff and guests to spend time in.
Every Vegetarian’s dream is now in Fiji as the Radisson Blu Resort Fiji officially launched Fiji’s First Modern Vegetarian Restaurant called ‘Wild Thyme’.
This new and exciting food and beverage concept offers a modern vegetarian dining experience that gourmet-minded vegetarians crave but rarely encounter in Fiji.