South Africa’s response to the poaching crisis affecting rhinoceros and other wild animals has lessons for anyone working in tourism – whatever issues they face.
Each month we feature a Logo user for World Responsible Tourism Day. But the growth of this initiative means most of the stories are still to be told. Next week at World Responsible Tourism Day is the chance to hear many more first hand.
How should responsible hotels and lodges manage their tourism marketing so as to attract the sort of guests that appreciate and enhance what you are trying to do?
How should RT companies connect when people don’t click on responsibility statements, and wouldn’t know whether your ‘village visit’ is an add on fig leaf of fake ethical respectability, or a sign that you are truly engaged in your local community?
What is the significance of Tripadvisor’s new Greenleaders scheme? Will it help move the industry towards responsibility or is it just another ecolabel to add confusion to an already overcrowded pile?
The 2013 winners of the World Tourism for Tomorrow awards are a reminder of the breadth of issues such tourism operators address