Earlier this month, representatives of all sectors of the US snowsports industry sent a letter to the White House – calling for strong climate action in Paris.
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
Tourism has to stop seeing its environmental goal as simply taking less resources. Instead it must develop a role that is restorative. The aim should not be to take less, but rather to create more.
Unless tourism stops fetishising growth for growth’s sake, it will destroy the very places that drive its success.
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.
Jeremy Smith speaks to Daniel Elkan, who founded Snowcarbon to make it easier for skiers travelling to the Alps to get there as sustainably as possible.
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.
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.