What impact is our always connected society having on our ability to connect at a deeper level? Is this an issue tourism should be concerned with?
What difference does tourism make to our daily lives? We create memories and enable people to rest and unwind. These are important things, but of themselves, but can we do more. Can we help the visitors who come to our hotels and on our tours live better when they get back home?
Climate change – so long an abstract conversation about a possible future – is actually an urgent crisis meeting about how to navigate the now. Tourism is totally unprepared.
Using circular economy principles, we could create loyalty schemes that support sustainability and local enterprise
For companies seeking to promote sustainable tourism to guests, highlighting the pride people will feel if they act in the more responsible way may be a better way to change the way they behave.
Our holidays are becoming even more commercialised, even more commoditised, than the commercialised, commoditised world we were supposed to be leaving behind.
If we don’t look for ways to reuse this vast wealth of content to redesign our industry, then we are treating it as disposable waste rather than seeing how we can factor the information back in.
Where is tourism industry’s voice when it comes to the business response to climate change? Is it positioning itself to lead, follow… or be dragged?
Following several recent news stories about hotel approaches to towel and linen sustainability, here is a simple guide to getting it right.
It’s possible to help the people in Nepal without leaving the comfort of your own home. And be part of one of the most innovative mapping projects in the world today.