Wild Navigator is a new company set up to connect responsible travellers to authentic wilderness experiences across the Indian Subcontinent. Jeremy Smith spoke to its founder, Abishek Behl about the challenges of building a responsible business in such a competitive market. What inspired you to create your business? My inspiration was partly was to do […]
As those in tourism wonder how to meet the challenges posed by the popularity of companies like Airbnb, might it be worth also examining the never-ending popularity of camping and caravanning?
Would you stay in a place with a rubbish website if it had a great Tripadvisor profile? What about if it had a great website, but that Tripadivsor profile was shocking? How should businesses respond?
What would be the perfect place to travel in 2015? Jeremy Smith dreams of his ideal destination, would it would contain, and wonder where it might be found.
100 bloggers are writing a blog each over 100 days to raise funds for rhino conservation. Might the #justonerhino campaign show a way media and the travel industry can work together?
A campaign has been launched calling on tripadvisor to make sustainability ratings more visible and to give its users the same control over them as for other categories.
Fears of Ebola are affecting tourism and the communities that rely on it across the continent of Africa. If your travel company does business with any of the 54 countries spread across this vast region, the #Unite4WestAfrica campaign is worth supporting.
From poaching to climate change, profitability to accessibility, the topics being discussed at WTM 2014 were the most varied yet. Here are my highlights…
World Responsible Tourism Day supporters around the world – from Brazil to Burma, Athens to Andalusia – are staging their own events to mark the day.
To successfully manage and develop sustainable destinations, partnerships with the local communities should not just be an obligation, they should be seen as good business sense