Sustainable 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

Ski operator invites holidaymakers to build an igloo for their accommodation

Sick of crowded resort high streets, waiting in line for the breakfast buffet and queuing for the first lift? A new eco-challenge has launched that encourages skiers and snowboarders to experience the French Alps differently by escaping the crowds of mainstream resorts – all in an effort to raise …

Skiing

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

Inside Villages Nature Paris: An Eco-Tourism Destination Just Outside Disneyland Paris

Today, we’re proud to announce an all-new way to enjoy the natural world on a scale never before possible thanks to the opening of an immersive …

Disneyland Paris

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

Working together is the only way we can develop a future based on sustainability.

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

Dr. Kelly Bricker is a Professor and Director of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism at the University of Utah, located in the College of Health. …

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

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 …

Indonesia

Should China Now Lead UNESCO?

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

China

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

Chile to host international sustainable tourism conference | Patagonia´s Magazine

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 …

Tourism

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

Pól Ó Conghaile: ‘Overtourism’ is the new normal - Get sustainable, or get used to it

We’ve seen airports delays and passengers squabbling about overhead bin space. Anti-tourist demonstrators in Barcelona have slashed bus tyres and …

News (Ireland)

Barcelona terrorism attacks shake debate over tourism

“What has happened is dramatic, that is why I want to make clear that we are not against the tourist sector or the tourists, but against massified tourism.” Pere Mariné begins the conversation by qualifying his views in the light of the attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils that killed 15 people on …

Tourism

Three Irish destinations shortlisted for EU sustainable tourism awards

EDEN (European Destination of Excellence) is an initiative that aims to promote local, sustainable tourism development models across the EU.<p>Held …

News (Ireland)

Travel, Enjoy, Respect: here's how to journey the world sustainably

One of the best ways to learn about the world is to travel – but globetrotters have to understand their impact when visiting the places that they love.<p>With that in mind, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has launched a new campaign focused on the contribution that sustainable tourism can make …

Travel

Overtourism Issues Can No Longer Be Brushed Aside as Someone Else's Problem

<i>Skift Editor’s Note: Europe’s place as the world’s most popular tourist destination is being challenged from within.</i><p><i>Recent protests against</i> …

Tourism

Traveling green in New England

The United Nations has designated 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism, promoting travel that respects the environment and local …

Sustainability

Spain cracks down on illegal tourist rentals

The Balearic Islands will penalise landlords for illegally renting apartments to tourists with fines of up to 40,000 euros ($A59,673) amid a backlash …

Spain

On Ecotourism in Colombia with Megan Epler Wood

<i>This is the first post in the Colombia Blog Series by</i> <i>Colombia Photo Expeditions</i><i>, in which</i> <i>Kike Calvo</i> <i>profiles interesting information, research and</i> …

Tourism

The growth paradox: can tourism ever be sustainable?

Tourism creates jobs - lots of them. In fact, one person in every 10 is employed in tourism-related jobs. When it is well managed, tourism provides …

Tourism

Can the Town of Vail become continent’s first sustainable tourism destination?

Born from an idea that corralled local businesses to embrace energy-saving strategies, the resort-anchored Town of Vail trying to become the …

Sustainability

‘Sustainable tourism’ is the way to go–SSI and WWF join hands

Green Wanderer mechandise like this shirt will be sold in the travel fair. —PHOTOS COURTESY OF WWF PHILIPPINES<p>Travel and tourism is one of the …

Sustainability

Venice calls on tourists to not swim in canals and pause too long on bridges in new responsible travel campaign

Respect Venice. You’re welcome here but you must play by the rules – or pay for it.<p>That’s the message from the Venetian authorities, who have …

Tourism

Shaping The Future Of Sustainable Travel To Drive Positive Change

At a time when our world faces unprecedented challenges – in part, due to climate change, compounded by biodiversity loss and environmental …

Sustainability

Experiential Travel: 40+ Travel Experts Weigh in on the Biggest Travel Trend

Experiential travel is easily the most exciting (and biggest) trend taking the travel scene by storm. For those searching their minds for a clue as …

For Men