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Engaging Your Networks in Sustainable Tourism
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We’re working together with the team at Travindy to develop solutions to help destinations and tourism organisations effectively engage businesses in…
Lessons on Sustainable MICE
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Throughout the last few months, we’ve had the pleasure of working with visitBerlin’s Sustainable Meeting Berlin (SMB) program to offer training for…
Tourism and Development of Collective Welfare
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Antonio Rivas, a community tourism and development specialist, shares his journey working in the academic sector exploring sustainable tourism…
Promoting Collaboration as a Sustainability Coordinator
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Inês Francisco, Sales and sustainability manager at COMPASSO DMC in Portugal, shares her journey of developing, deepening and applying sustainability…
Inspiring Positive Change through Educational Travel
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Liz Tuck, Product and Sustainability Team Manager at World Challenge, a leading sustainable educational expeditions provider, shares her stories and…
Skills for Sustainability Leaders
Thoughts on Training
Sustainability in tourism organizations depends on the people who deliver our experiences and who implement changes and solutions. As such, fostering…
Empowerment Through Travel
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Travel enriches our lives. Anyone who has been fortunate enough to experience the joy of traveling can relate to this. But the opportunities to…
JDEI in Tourism
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Beyond JDEI hashtags and campaigns, the travel and tourism industry still has a long way to go in becoming a truly just, diverse, equitable and…
Mental Health in Tourism
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The COVID19 crisis has highlighted the importance of proactively addressing mental health and well-being, individually and collectively. Here are…
Resilience and Sustainability in Tourism
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(Updated on 19 Dec 2022) For organizations and businesses, resilience is a key part of what makes them stronger, and better prepared to respond to…
Sustainable Investments in Tourism Projects: Managing Impacts and Benefits
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Three lessons on effectively managing small-, medium- and large-scale projects in sustainable tourism, with insights from our partners and expert…
Sustainability Training for Hospitality and Tourism Employees
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(Updated Aug 9th, 2022) TrainingAid case study on sustainability training for tourism and hospitality employees, published as part of "Sustainability…
Positive Tourism Impacts on Communities
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We’ve asked industry trailblazers and change makers to share their own experiences, highlighting concrete examples of how tourism can be a positive…
Stakeholder Engagement for Sustainable Tourism Development
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How can we ensure tourism development brings positive changes and lasting benefits for community members?

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Community Tourism Development: CHN Case Study
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With the aim of maximising tourism’s benefits for rural grassroots communities, Community Homestay Network (CHN) in Nepal invests in tourism products…
Local Value Creation: ASI Reisen Case Study
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ASI Reisen, an Austria-based adventure travel company operating around the world, works to create more sustainable experiences for travellers and…
Sustainability Governance: Vagabond Tours Case Study
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In 2021, Vagabond Tours became Ireland’s first B Corp certified tour company. This means committing to create positive change in the world, with the…
Measuring Social Impact: FairAway Travel Case Study
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FairAway, a social enterprise providing authentic local travel experiences around the world, plays an active role in creating positive benefits and…
Engaging Guests in Sustainability: Feynan Ecolodge Case Study
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Even for a leading ecolodge like Feynan Ecolodge, known for its sustainability leadership, sustainability may not be the main reason why guests…
Zero Waste Challenge: Amity Tours Case Study
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As part of its commitment to responsible tourism, Amity Tours, an active travel provider in Chile and Argentina, has implemented a Zero Waste…
Sustainability Communications: Jetwing Hotels Case Study
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With the goal of inspiring change and creating a “butterfly effect”, Jetwing Hotels, a sustainable hospitality leader in Sri Lanka, shares its…
Responsible Travel Challenge: Undiscovered Mountains Case Study
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The Eco-Challenge by Undiscovered Mountains invites travelers to connect with nature, appreciate skills being in nature (away from ski slopes), and…
Child Safe Responsible Travel Campaign
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Child Safe campaign by Friends International effectively engages travelers, locals and industry stakeholders to give exposure to the issue of child…
Great Malvern Farmers Market, Worcestershire, UK
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This example shows how the council worked on finding a solution for the farmers market re-launch and ensuring a long-term community benefit by…
Mediterranean Ecotourism Destination (DestiMED)
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DestiMED project aims to build pre-conditions for a Mediterranean destination management organization (DMO) to harmonize quality standards, and…
Promoting Destination Sustainability Stories
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How can you promote your destination's sustainability stories to successfully engage more travelers, and at the same time "keep it real" for your…
Inclusive Events
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Dr. Faith Ong (Lecturer, University of Queensland Business School) shares her insights into creating inclusive opportunities in travel and tourism,…