sustainable tourism

  • Sustainable tourism is the need of the hour

     Tuesday, August 7, 2018

    As the world’s largest industry, tourism can have a positive impact on local businesses and cultures.   However, with ever-increasing tourism numbers, mass tourism is taking its toll on local environments and their inhabitants.   Although many tourism companies and …

  • Sustainable tourism discussed at Cornell’s Pillsbury Institute roundtable

     Friday, June 1, 2018

    More than two dozen senior-level business executives and educators from around the world discussed the trending directions in sustainable tourism at a roundtable conference hosted by Cornell’s Pillsbury Institute for Hospitality Entrepreneurship and the Center for Sustainable Global Enterprise on …

  • Now Tourism Kelowna goes sustainable friendly

     Thursday, May 24, 2018

    In the Thompson-Okanagan region, Tourism Kelowna is the first organization to introduce a new industry sustainability effort.   Product of the Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association, the Biosphere Certification Adhesion Program will be started in Kelowna first, followed by Kamloops and …

  • Sustainable tourism – a much needed global practice

     Friday, May 4, 2018

    Tourism businesses around the world are facing threats – from over-tourism to water shortages. Destinations are faced with the challenge that welcoming visitors at some point might longer be an option, unless, of course, sustainable tourism principles are applied.   …

  • Sustainable tourism is now the top priority for global tourism

     Thursday, May 3, 2018

    Major cities like New York and Amsterdam, and UNESCO World Heritage sites like Machu Picchu, are often cited as examples regarding over tourism. Tourism experts now want the focus to shift to lesser known destinations. They are concerned about places …

  • At ATM 2018, Dubai showcases ‘Sustainable Tourism’!

     Thursday, April 26, 2018

    The Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing of Dubai is endorsing its Dubai Sustainable Tourism (DST) effort at Arabian Travel Market, emphasizing the array of events, activities and tools that assisted in bringing about major changes in the way Dubai …

  • Sustainable tourism – The latest buzz!

     Tuesday, April 17, 2018

    In recent times, the definition of “sustainable travel” has been become considerably wider as observed by the New York Times. Once associated with eco-friendly travel, exploring the remote corners and fragile places and attempting in every possible way to reduce …

  • Virtuoso supports sustainable tourism practices

     Friday, March 16, 2018

    With growing concerns about over tourism, industry leaders have been focusing on sustainable business practices for protecting the environment, local people and cultural treasures.   For that cause, Virtuoso released a white paper last week, “Sustainable Tourism: From Trend to …

  • Sustainable tourism is the need of the hour

     Thursday, March 15, 2018

    In the past decade, the debate concerning tourism has seen a shift beyond the recognition of the sector as an engine of growth and development and for creating job opportunities.   Global warming, reducing habitat cover for wildlife and other …

  • For sustainable tourism, Slovenia tops the chart as best European destination

     Tuesday, March 13, 2018

    At ITB Berlin, World’s Top 10 Sustainable Destinations have been uncovered. From 100 top-sustainable destinations, the international jury initially chose 32 finalists. In the category of Best of Planet, destinations having the label of Slovenia Green Destination as well as …

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