Launched in 2018, The Fabulous Tourism Academy supports women looking to grow their tourism businesses or become entrepreneurs. Jeremy Smith spoke with its founder, Carole Favre, about the programme and its aims.
Using circular economy principles, we could create loyalty schemes that support sustainability and local enterprise
If you only read some of the more reactionary publications around, you might be mistaken for thinking that tourism’s response to the growing refugee crisis was mostly anger at having
On 5 November 2014, Echidna Walkabout won Gold for Best for Wildlife Conservation in the World Responsible Tourism Awards at the World Travel Market in London. Jeremy Smith spoke to their co-founder Janine Duffy about the challenges and passions driving her business.
There have been several stories about issues to do with overcrowding at destinations and the hostility brewing between locals and visitors. The issue is out there – what is needed now is discussion on what to do about it.
Travel is supposed to broaden the mind. As moves to embrace equal rights for gay people spread around the world, the tourism industry should be at the heart of the movement for change.
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.
Amazonas Explorer’s owner Paul Cripps spoke to Jeremy Smith about the challenges of running a responsible tourism business in South America
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.
Tourism needs to change how it approaches its use to water. Setting targets to reduce its use is no longer enough.