Sustainable travel

23 October 2020
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How to rebuild trust in international travel?

Covid-19 infections reaching 34 million people worldwide and more than 1 million global deaths to date. This infection rate and death toll have impacted public healthcare […]
22 October 2020

How has the drop in tourism affected indigenous communities?

Before the spread of Covid-19, tourism provided a promising approach to sustainable development, a path for indigenous communities to alleviate poverty, increase access to healthcare and […]
21 October 2020

Gothenburg: Europe’s most sustainable city

A country that consistently places in the world’s top 10 happiest citizens and which created allemansratten, the concept that it’s everyone’s right to roam free among […]
20 October 2020

Nature is not a place to visit, it is home!

“We are going for a hike to Mount Gennaro tomorrow”. Matteo shared his plan for the weekend of Sep 2012. Matteo and I drove out of […]
19 October 2020

Mayors speak in favour of emission reduction targets up to 65% by 2030

Mayors of 58 major European cities say that “it’s time for a revision of the EU 2030 energy and climate targets to at least 55% by […]
19 October 2020

Ethics, responsibility
and our future

Back in the mid-nineties Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO), a UK charity, asked its volunteers working in developing countries around the world about the most significant issue […]
15 October 2020

Palau strives to become world’s first ‘carbon neutral tourism destination’

In a recent project between the Palau Bureau of Tourism, Sustainable Travel International and Slow Food, Palau is strives to reduce the tourism sector’s carbon footprint […]
12 October 2020

G20 Tourism Leaders Commit to Sustainable Recovery

Tourism Ministers of the G20 nations have committed to stepping up their efforts to place sustainability and inclusion at the heart of tourism recovery and future […]
12 October 2020

165km ‘National Famine Way’ opened to tourists in Ireland

September saw the launch of the new National Famine Way, a route which follows the footsteps of 1,490 emigrants who walked from Strokestown, Co Roscommon, to […]
9 October 2020

Trekking can change a life
and the lives of millions

“Chasing angels or fleeing demons, go to the mountains.” – Jeffrey Rasley. In 1998 John Wood was an upcoming executive at Microsoft. In the frantic pace of his corporate […]
7 October 2020

Indonesia Becomes First Signatory of Tourism Ethics Convention

Indonesia has become the first signatory of the Framework Convention on Tourism Ethics, the landmark instrument created to ensure global tourism is fair, inclusive, more transparent, […]
7 October 2020

Cambodia to celebrate WTD 2020 under the theme “tourism and rural development” in Siem Reap

On 3 Oct 2020, the Ministry of Tourism of Cambodia celebrated the World Tourism Day 2020 under the theme of Tourism and Rural Development, presided over […]
7 October 2020

Thailand Releases its First Video Campaign Focused on Sustainable Tourism

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has partnered with GLP Films, a content marketing agency dedicated to global sustainable tourism, to create the first video campaign […]
6 October 2020

Developing sustainable and
responsible growth of rural tourism

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that will see the […]
6 October 2020

Tourism’s role in Rural Development

Tourism’s many benefits must be felt outside of urban areas for the sector to fulfill its potential to provide opportunities for all: That was the key […]
5 October 2020

Curbing aviation emissions:
The polluter pays principle

Aviation fuel is untaxed and the industry does not have to pay to maintain the rails or roads as other forms of transport do. The aviation […]
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