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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…
Upskilling Nature-Positive Tourism Professionals
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Aukje van Gerven, a nature-based tourism leader focused on capacity building, shares her story of finding her professional path combining passions…
Sustainability in Asia
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The EXO Foundation Sustainability Awards program honored organizations and projects advancing sustainability in Asia. The 2023 awardees were…
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…
Responsible Travel Business Leading with Purpose
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Alexandra Michat, Chief Purpose Officer at EXO Travel, a leading responsible travel DMC in Asia, shares her personal and professional journey…
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…
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…
Promoting Ecotourism in Venezuela
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Paul Stanley, President of Angel-Eco Tours, Angel Conservation Corp. and Fundación Etnika, shares his story of encounters and adventures in…
Business Lessons from an Adventure Travel Entrepreneur
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Oscar Almgren, Founder and CEO of the adventure company Uteguiden in Norway, shares his experience as an entrepreneur with a great love for…
Tourism for a Healthy Planet
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Mario Mellado, an international tourism entrepreneur, shares his story on finding the ecological and social justice principles that are at the heart…
Community Tourism Ventures in Colombia
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Paola Forero, a historian-turned-entrepreneur who has been working with local and Indigenous communities in Colombia’s northern regions, shares her…
Sharing practical guidance and best practices
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TrainingAid is offering a learning opportunity to SMEs participating in the SUSTOUR support programme, sharing practical guidance on implementing…
Tourism's Impact Beyond Travel Experiences
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As the industry continues on its slow and uneven paths of recovery, we would like to share some examples and stories of the positive impacts that…

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Community-Led Cultural Tourism: Khusvegi Camp Case Study
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The Khusvegi English and Nomadic Culture Camp is a community-led slow tourism initiative in Sagsai Soum (Western Mongolia), helping to foster local…
Marketing Local and Sustainable Travel: ecomadic Case Study
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ecomadic, through its online platform focused on sustainable and local travel, aims to connect “sustainably-minded travelers with responsible…
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…
Carbon Reduction: STC Expeditions Case Study
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STC Expeditions, a leader in ethical school expeditions, has published a Carbon Action Plan, aiming at identifying the company’s current carbon usage…
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…
Destination Engagement: Ride Albania Mountain Biking Case Study
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Ride Albania Mountain Biking, a social and ecological business offering small-group guided mountain bike tours, supports the development of mountain…
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…
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…
Climate Action Plan: The Travel Corporation Case Study
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The Travel Corporation‘s (TTC) five-point Climate Action Plan, launched April 2021, guides the business towards carbon neutrality by 2030 or sooner,…
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…
Becoming a Climate Positive Business: Intrepid Travel
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Dr. Susanne Etti, Environmental Impact Specialist at Intrepid Travel, shares her insights and lessons on how tourism businesses can get started on…
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…
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,…
Intrepid Travel Climate Plan
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In this session we will learn from Dr. Susanne Etti, Environmental Impact Specialist, Intrepid Travel. Susanne leads Intrepid’s climate action work,…