If you’ve already read our article, “Sustainable Tourism, Ecotourism, Responsible Travel, Conscious Tourism... What's the Difference?” you’ll know there’s a number of closely-linked, but slightly nuanced in definition, different ethical travel ‘types’ that you can experience. But what about travel for change?Read More
Ok, so the title’s a contradiction in terms. Because if tourism is truly responsible and/or sustainable, then it won’t be greenwashing…
What is greenwashing? Why do organisations do it? What problems does it cause? How do you spot it and what different forms does it take? And what can you do about it?
Here’s the answer to these questions and more.Read More
The International Rhino Federation has released its State of the Rhino 2018 report for World Rhino Day 2018, celebrated on September 22nd every year, enabling cause-related organisations to raise awareness of the plight of the rhino and highlight its issues. #WorldRhinoDay #TeamRhinoRead More
For #ZeroWasteWeek, we thought we’d let you know what practical and cost effective steps hotels are taking to minimise waste, so you can be on the lookout for places that are doing all they can for zerowaste - or arm you with ideas for their feedback forms where you see that they could improve!Read More
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