A new initiative has been launched in the city of Kozhikode in Kerala, which aims to ensure the city lives by the mantra of how responsible tourism should work in destinations: Better places to live, Better places to visit
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
That tourism uses a lot of water is hardly news. Daily fresh towels. Infinity swimming pools. Golf courses surrounded by desert. The endless irrigation of hotel grounds to keep them
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.
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.
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
Alexey Nikiforov talks to Jeremy Smith about the responsible tourism company he founded in the Lake Baikal region of Russia, Absolute Siberia.
Rather than dismissing golf for its negative impacts, those working for more sustainable tourism should seek out its more positive stories and champion them
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.