#IY2017 - The Year that Sustainable Tourism Went Mainstream?

#IY2017 - The Year that Sustainable Tourism Went Mainstream?

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...

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5 Steps to Rejuvenation

5 Steps to Rejuvenation

Are you feeling refreshed and revived? Made your resolutions? Are you keen to look ahead to sunnier times?

With the optimistic vibes a new year, new you can bring, thoughts often turn at this time of year to having the next break to look forward to.

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?

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5 Places to Recharge your Personal Batteries, Naturally

5 Places to Recharge your Personal Batteries, Naturally

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?

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What are The Sustainable Development Goals and what have they got to do with Tourism?

What are The Sustainable Development Goals and what have they got to do with Tourism?

In 2015, the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, along with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were adopted and 2017 designated The International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development #IY2017 by the United Nations.

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Sustainable Tourism - What Does that Even Mean?

Sustainable Tourism - What Does that Even Mean?

18th Jan 2017 sees the official opening of the Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development - #IY2017. Timely for Earth Changers, which exists to promote and support the best sustainable tourism for development. But what does that really mean?...

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