Have a look at this snapshot of current thinking, trends and challenges linked to the research and study of tourism and sustainability: http://sustainability-leaders.com/sustainable-tourism-rese…/
How can destination managers address overtourism?
Shannon Guihan of Bannikin Travel & Tourism tells us about her work with the TreadRight Foundation and how to address destination overcrowding: http://sustainability-leaders.com/interview-shannon-guihan/
" The tourism sector should always make sure it acts in accordance with the cultural heritage. This might be accomplished by defining codes of conduct for the industry and providing investors with a checklist for sustainable tourism projects. " 'Susan Santos de Cárdenas on Sustainable Tourism in the Philippines: http://sustainability-leaders.com/interview-susan-santos-d…/
Which is your most memorable trip?
Gavin Bate, founder of Adventure Alternative and Moving Mountains Trust:
"Sustainable tourism development is a process of learning. It is about involving all stakeholders, developing mutual beneficial relationships, embracing principles such as transparency, honesty, trust, inclusiveness, information sharing, consensus decisions and shared responsibilities." Dagmar Lund-Durlacher, MODUL University Vienna: http://sustainability-leaders.com/interview-dagmar-lund-du…/
An adventure traveller and tourism entrepreneur, Gavin Bate started to implement responsible practices long before sustainable tourism became a mainstream topic.
Learn about his successes and challenges with Adventure Alternative and Moving Mountains Trust: http://sustainability-leaders.com/interview-gavin-bate/
"I felt we had to find ways to use travel and tourism as a way to help protect those beautiful places we all want to visit, and ensure benefits for host communities." Ronald Sanabria on Sustainable Tourism at Rainforest Alliance: http://sustainability-leaders.com/interview-ronald-sanabri…/
In our latest email newsletter: Is sustainable tourism now mainstream? What about tourism research? And - Bruce Poon Tip tells his story
"To me, sustainable tourism is a tourism that is respectful and non-invasive, where the important thing is to enjoy your surroundings while leaving the smallest footprint possible." Josu of Lurdeia Casa Rural: http://sustainability-leaders.com/interview-josu-lurdeia-c…/
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Want to hear the story of a pioneering tour operator from Canada, whose commitment to sustainable tourism has earned him many awards and much admiration?
Read this interview with Bruce Poon Tip, founder of G Adventures and Planeterra Foundation: http://sustainability-leaders.com/interview-bruce-poon-tip/
"Ultimately, much of our success regarding a more sustainable tourism will depend on whether and how we train and educate the young generations." Nada Roudies, General Secretary Ministry of Tourism Morocco: http://sustainability-leaders.com/interview-nada-roudies-m…/
"I am really pleased to see an evolution in sustainability from being something driven by passion, to something driven by strategy." Graham Miller, University of Surrey: http://sustainability-leaders.com/interview-graham-miller/
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What about your destination?
Here’s what world’s leading sustainable tourism experts answered: http://sustainability-leaders.com/has-sustainability-in-to…/
With thanks to Dagmar Lund-Durlacher, MODUL University Vienna; D'Arcy Dornan, Global Sustainable Tourism Council - GSTC; Fiona Jeffery, Just a Drop; Jane Ashton, TUI; Justin Francis, Responsible Travel; Randy Durband; Salli Felton, The Travel Foundation; Tensie Whelan, former President of the Rainforest Alliance; Valere Tjolle, Sustainable Tourism Editor Travelmole; Xavier Font, University of Surrey
Want to get to know world’s leading sustainable tourism professionals?
Let us take you on a journey: http://sustainability-leaders.com/world-map-sustainable-to…/
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Looking for inspiration?
Read this interview with Graham Miller where he tells us how a life-changing trip to Malaysia made him focus his career on sustainable tourism: http://sustainability-leaders.com/interview-graham-miller/
"We prefer the term ‘better tourism’. Tourism is still a relatively new economic activity for many stakeholders in Africa. We find that ‘better tourism’ is easily understood and resonates well with aspirations for better quality lives and livelihoods." Heidi van der Watt, Better Tourism Africa, Southern Africa: http://sustainability-leaders.com/heidi-van-der-watt-on-be…/
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