Whether reinventing tours of Cape Town, showing that Shark Tourism can be ethical, or inspiring through writing and photography that reminds how great travel can be, the winners of this year’s African Responsible Tourism Awards are true innovators.
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?
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.
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
Could using some humour help engage guests and staff in tourism companies’ efforts to act responsibly?
It’s easy to excite tourists about your efforts to act more responsibly if you can connect your work with their pleasure. All it takes is a good story.
Homesharing website airbnb is publicising findings claiming homesharing is more sustainable than saying in green hotels. So why hasn’t it released the report?