Watching whales and dolphins in the wild is big business. It’s a US$2.1 billion a year industry available in over 120 countries worldwide, and represents a significant proportion of an ecotourism market that also includes wildlife safaris, diving, and birdwatching tours. Now, a new report has highlighted concerns for many whale and dolphin populations and the need for improved standards across the world.Read More
When sustainability is at core, interiors reflect values, as much as external projects. Here, we’ve teamed up with Sustainable Interior Design UK to offer a designer's view of some of our destinations’ souls.Read More
Did #IY2017 have an impact?
#IY2017 (2017, the UN Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development) aimed to foster better understanding and greater awareness among people everywhere of rich heritage to better appreciate values of different cultures and strengthen peace in the world, and to advance the contribution of the tourism sector to sustainability (economic, social and environmental) and raise awareness of the true value of the tourism sector to the world.
Some might argue that #IY2017 has not had consumer impact. But whilst #IY2017 has now passed, really it's just the beginning...Read More
Out with the old and in with the new!
Our 5 Steps to Reboot for the New Year suggests how you can seek sanctuary, reset to your restore point, refresh and, with your best foot forward, rediscover your mojo:Read More
Feeling tired and stressed, keen to look ahead to sunnier times, feeling refreshed and revived?
Even just having the next break to look forward to can bring optimistic vibes!
So where can you go and what can you do to channel your energies for positive purpose, for you and your destination, and have the most amazing holiday experience?Read More
Have you made resolutions? What are your dreams? How will you get there? Only you can make the choices and determine to make those dreams reality. Dream of travel? Here are some trips to help you plan, motivate the mind and reach new goals.Read More
It’s time to halt the hibernation, often associated with low temperatures which slow the breathing, heart rate and metabolic rate.
As daylight starts to grow and days lengthen, rouse from your reverie and kindle your kinetics. Wake up your body and stir your soul at these heavenly havens guaranteed to revive your get up and go!Read More
It’s time to refill the tanks and replenish your energy reserves. But places don’t have to just tantalise your taste buds! Delightful gastronomic destinations can also help local communities and the Sustainable Development Goals for Zero Hunger.
So where can you refuel your body, where your feast is natural nirvana and your foody heaven won’t cost the local earth?Read More