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Athens and Portland team up for sustainable tourism

Portland, Oregon-based Sustainable Travel International (STI) and Athens, Greece-based European Network for Accessible Tourism (ENAT) have announced they will align their work more closely toward a co

Re-engineering UNWTO is the way forward, Rifai says

Taleb Rifai is the ad interim secretary general of the United Nations World Tourism Organization.

Tourism as a good Samaritan for the poor

Living on the fringes breeds hopelessness, sometimes increased crime rates, in tourist destinations which do not generate substantial receipts. Poor locals in, at least, 50 least developed countries are not able to participate directly and indirectly in the tourism industry. Burgeoning holiday getaways struggle to distribute a handful of available jobs to an unemployed majority.