Sustainable Tourism

V Resorts Commits to Sustainable Tourism With IFC's Edge Certification

<p>V RESORTS, has pledged its support to the cause of sustainable tourism by committing to work with International Finance Corporation (IFC) units …

Tourism

Airbnb gets the UNWTO seal of approval for its sustainable tourism potential

Friends in high places are always worth nurturing, especially for businesses the size of Airbnb. In travel, you don’t get much higher than the …

Tourism

Airbnb's Lehane on Sustainable Tourism, Travel Ban

December 7th, 2017, 12:23 AM UTC<p>Chris Lehane, Airbnb's head of global policy, discusses the company's growth, sustainable tourism, President Trump's …

Business

Hello Kitty is now a UN ambassador for sustainable tourism

While most travellers already know the importance of sustainable tourism, the beloved character Hello Kitty is working to spread the message even further as the new UN special ambassador to promote responsible travel.<p>The UN named 2017 the “International Year of Sustainable Tourism Development” and …

Tourism

Top of the Woods Campsite Wins National Award for Sustainable Tourism... Again

After yet another busy year, Pembrokeshire's innovative Top of the Woods Campsite have won the Green Key Award for sustainable tourism<p>We always love …

Tourism

Ecotourism in Costa Rica

The UN World Tourism Organization likes to cite this Central American country between the Caribbean and the Pacific as a good example of sustainable …

Central America

Spotlight 2018: Tour operators aim to break down barriers with impactful, sustainable tourism experiences

Social-impact tours and give-back campaigns continue to increase in popularity. // © 2017 Getty Images<p>Feature image (above): Today's travelers are as …

Tourism

What's hot on the travel market?

Sustainable tourism and authenticity were once again among the buzzwords at this year’s World Travel Market in London.<p>Over three days, more than 50,000 professionals flocked there for business and a chance to promote their local tourism industry.<p>Nazri Aziz, Malaysia’s Minister of Tourism and …

Tourism

Tourism isn't thinking much about climate change and that's a problem

Tourism is contributing to climate change, and it appears there's not much being done by the industry to address it.<p>Only 21 percent of tourism …

Climate

Thompson Okanagan recognized as first sustainable tourism destination in the Americas

'This puts us in an elite group of regions around the world,' says regional tourism official<p>B.C.'s Thompson Okanagan region has been recognized as …

Tourism

Skift Call November 7: A Framework for Overtourism Solutions

In the past few years, since we started describing destinations struggling with throngs of tourists outpacing locals and cities’ ability to cope as …

Tourism

The 2017 Travel+SocialGood Global Summit: A Preview

<i>The 4th annual Travel+SocialGood Global Summit is being held in New York City next month. It’s expected to draw 150 travel industry thought leaders,</i> …

Tourism

Meet the toffs who are making sustainable tourism sexy AF

David de Rothschild<p>The youngest (and, frankly, foxiest) of  Sir Evelyn de Rothschild’s children is a fierce environmentalist whose passion has sent …

Wildlife

“Overtourism” Plagues Great Destinations; Here’s Why

<b>Tourism has a numbers problem.</b><p>The world’s population explosion has finally arrived. It has manifested itself not in global waves of famine as was …

Tourism

Proposing Solutions to Overtourism in Popular Destinations: A Skift Framework

The world is in an unprecedented period of tourism growth, and not everyone is happy about it. Arrivals by international tourists have nearly doubled …

Tourism

Intelligentsia urges to engage local communities in protecting heritage

LAHORE: The intelligentsia from United Kingdom and Pakistan urged concerned authorities to engage the local communities in executing heritage …

Paper Craft

The backlash against tourism: what travelers can do

In the last few months, there’s been a backlash against tourism. Protests in Barcelona, anger in Venice over rising rents and locals being pushed out …

Tourism

STP NHI Bandung holds International Tourism Jambore

To celebrate the World Tourism Day that falls on Sept. 27, NHI Bandung Institute of Tourism (STP NHI Bandung) recently held the International Tourism …

Tourism

Sustainable tourism can advance global development

“This year’s celebration comes at a very special time,” said Taleb Rifai, Secretary-General of the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) at the …

Tourism

Sustainable tourism can advance global development, UN agency highlights on World Day

On World Tourism Day, the United Nations underscored the potential of sustainable tourism to advance economic, social, environmental and cultural …

Tourism

Travel Corporation Encourages Unity on World Tourism Day

This World Tourism Day, companies are looking to create a more sustainable future for tourism and the planet as a whole.<p>The Travel Corporation (TTC) …

Tourism

World Tourism Day: learn how these destinations are promoting sustainable travel

There’s no doubt travel is booming – World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) figures show that tourist numbers increased around the globe in the beginning of the year. This year also marks the UNWTO’s Year of Sustainable Tourism – well-timed as more and more destinations around the world ponder how to …

Tourism

Sustainable Tourism Can Be An Effective Driver To Positive Change

Tourism can help a destination, the environment and local communities and at the same time degrade and devastate areas and destinations. Ecotourism …

Tourism

Simalem Park Resort in Karo nominated for 2017 Indonesia Sustainable Tourism Awa...

International tourist destination Simalem Park Resort in Karo Regency, North Sumatra, has been nominated for the 2017 Indonesia Sustainable Tourism …

Tourism

Vatican urges vacation-goers to be responsible tourists

Vatican City, Aug 1, 2017 / 10:25 am (CNA/EWTN News).- As Rome and other parts of the world gear up for their August holidays, the Vatican has urged …

Catholicism

Spotlight on Zimbabwe: where sustainable tourism is changing lives

Keith Drew<p><i>Sustainable tourism is about more than re-using your towels. To mark the UN’s Year of Sustainability, Keith Drew heads to Zimbabwe to see</i> …

Wildlife

Tourism that’s good for the planet and its inhabitants

The southwestern Chinese city of Chengdu has been the host of UN talks on how to make sure tourism plays a key role in sustainable development.<p>The capital of Sichuan Province is famous for a tourist attraction that has become one of the main research centres attempting to save the endangered giant …

Tourism

Should China Now Lead UNESCO?

The move would represent a step in the wrong direction for the organization.

China

Chile to host international sustainable tourism conference

Photo: Javier Vieras<p><b>By Cristobal Perez</b><p>Coyhaique, the capital of the Aysén region in Chilean Patagonia, is host to the annual conference of the Global …

Sustainability

Tourism Ministry to hold first Indonesia Sustainable Tourism Awards

The Tourism Ministry is set to hold the first Indonesia Sustainable Tourism Awards (ISTA) that will recognize destinations in Indonesia that have …

Tourism