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Wildlife protectionists urge Obama to discuss elephant poaching in Africa

TANZANIA (eTN) – The escalating crisis on the poaching of elephants and trade of bloody ivory from Africa is a priority issue in which US President Barack Obama should broach during his week-long to

Centara works with EarthCheck as part of its green and sustainable...

BANGKOK, Thailand - Centara Hotels & Resorts, throughout its 30-year history, has always believed passionately in green and sustainable tourism, a policy that is at the heart of the company and which

Aride island goes exclusively solar

(eTN) - The Seychelles northernmost granite island, Aride, a nature reserve owned and managed by the Island Conservation Society and dedicated to protecting the island’s unique flora and fauna, has

PM of Trinidad and Tobago urges: find ways to develop tourism...

A majestic performance that is captivating and reflects the inner energies of the Caribbean, was how Acting Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago Winston Dookeran summed up the official opening ceremo

Maslow’s Hierarchy through tourists’ eyes

Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs is possibly one of the most well-known and time-tested management concepts, which identifies a hierarchy of needs that a human being would generally aspire to.

Underwater Sculpture Park reflects Grenada’s commitment to sustainable tourism

ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada - In the silent shallows off Grenada, an Underwater Sculpture Park models the practice of sustainable tourism.

Multiple award winner to present at CTO Sustainable Tourism Conference in...

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Multiple award-winning hotelier, Ewald Biemans, whose properties enjoy average occupancies of over 90 percent, will share his innovative and profitable environmental approache

Indonesia’s children asking for strong action against climate change

School kids from Pangandaran, Indonesia, have urged global tourism leaders to take climate change seriously.

Latin Trails committed to sustainable tourism

Latin Trails recognizes the impact of tourism activity both on local cultures and on the environment.

World Responsible Tourism Day celebrated by Cape Town

The travel industry looks to the World Travel Market (WTM) event today to lead on this year’s World Responsible Tourism Day (November 7) through a wealth of debates and presentations on conscious to

Seychelles Sustainable Tourism Label being promoted at WTM

The Seychelles Sustainable Tourism Label (SSTL) is for the first time being promoted at the World Travel Market (WTM) with the support of the UNDP GEF.

IIPT event at WTM to feature EMECO Chair and CEO in...

STOWE, Vermont – The International Institute for Peace through Tourism (IIPT) is proud to announce that Mr.

Nature is one of Africa’s greatest assets

ARUSHA, Tanzania - Tourism is one of the most effective ways to preserve Africa’s national parks and protected areas while creating jobs and income for local communities.

UNWTO partners with African countries to develop sustainable tourism

(eTN) - Considering Africa’s potential in biodiversity, the United Nations World Tourism Organization has pledged its support to African countries to develop sustainable tourism through the manageme

Pan African Conference opens in Tanzania

TANZANIA (eTN) - The First Pan African Conference on Sustainable Tourism Management in African National Parks was opened Monday this week in northern Tanzania’s tourist city of Arusha, with commitme

UNWTO sets up observatory on sustainable tourism in Chengdu

The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) set up an observatory on sustainable tourism in Chengdu, capital of Sichuan province, to monitor the environmental and socio-economic impact of to

UNWTO Secretary General featured speaker at IIPT event at WTM

STOWE, Vermont - The International Institute for Peace through Tourism (IIPT) is proud to announce that UNWTO Secretary General, Dr.

First three tourism establishments certified in Seychelles

The Seychelles Sustainable Tourism Label (SSTL) has awarded its first three certified tourism establishments with their sustainable label certificates on Saturday, September 29, during the grand annua

Skal presents sustainable tourism awards at World Congress

INCHEON & SEOUL, South Korea - For eleven consecutive years, the Skal International “Sustainable Development in Tourism” awards were presented during the Opening Ceremony of the 73rd Skal World Co

UNWTO enhances online hotel tool with Spanish option

Hotel Energy Solutions, an online tool developed by UNWTO which allows hotels to assess their energy consumption and move towards more sustainable energy options, has been launched in Spanish on the o

Cape Town stands up for World Tourism Day

September 27 marks global World Tourism Day, a day initiated and facilitated by the UN World Tourism Organization (UN

Message from Caribbean Tourism Organization Secretary General on occasion of World...

On September 27, we at the Caribbean Tourism Organization join the rest of the world in observing World Tourism Day (WTD) celebrated this year under the theme, “Tourism & Sustainable Energy: Powerin

Host country Spain prepares for World Tourism Day

With less than one week to go to World Tourism Day (WTD) on September 27, preparations for the official celebrations in host country Spain are well underway.

eLearning Sustainable Tourism Course launched by Seychelles

The Seychelles Tourism Academy made an unprecedented achievement by launching the online version of the sustainable tourism course in partnership with the Commonwealth of Learning through the Virtual

First COMESA forum promotes sustainable tourism

A delegation from Seychelles is back in the country after attending the first ever Tourism Forum by COMESA (Common Market for East and Southern Africa), which was held in the Kenyan Capital, Nairobi,

Rwenzori Visitor Center opens doors in Uganda

UGANDA (eTN) - The USAID-funded STAR program, short for Sustainable Tourism in the Albertine Rift, has handed over their arguably last project component to the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA), when th

Shaping the future of tourism in COMESA

The theme of this historic event is “Shaping the Future of Tourism in COMESA,” and it is being organized with the support of the COMESA Business Council in partnership with the Kenya Investment Au

COMESA issues media statement ahead of sustainable tourism forum in Nairobi

(eTN) - The Lusaka-based headquarters of Africa’s largest trade block, COMESA (Common Market for Easter and Southern Africa), has today issued a media statement ahead of their first Sustainable Tour

Tanzania tourism set for parliamentary discussion this weekend

TANZANIA (eTN) - The Tanzanian parliament is set to discuss the annual budget for the Ministry of Tourism this week, ahead of the first Pan African Conference on Sustainable Tourism Management in Nati