Category: Destinations

Voluntourism Innovation: The Mini Grant Program at Sustainable Bolivia

By Cynthia Ord Volunteering abroad, also known as voluntourism, is on fire. More and more, all kinds of people are looking for travel experiences where...

How Karens in Thailand are contributing to responsible tourism

Isaure d’Allard, is co-ordinating a hotel school project which has just opened its doors at Mae Sot, in Northern Thailand. Its aim: allow young...

UNESCO and Italy agree to cooperate on the restoration of Pompeii

UNESCO and Italy have agreed to collaborate on the restoration of the Archaeological Areas of Pompeii, Herculaneum and Torre Annunziata, inscribed on UNESCO's World...

Seychelles moves to make tourist island of La Digue eco-friendly

Between 2012-2018, all vehicles on the island of La Digue are expected to be replaced by electrical vehicles, and for this purpose a concessionary...

The first ‘Green key’ labels for accommodation in the Brussels Region are awarded

There are increasing concerns about sustainability in tourism these days. The growing number of different ecolabels and other certificates run the risk of causing...

Gwen Migita Oversees Caesars Entertainment’s Sustainability, Community Engagement Efforts

Name: Gwen Migita Title: Director of Sustainability & Community Engagement Organization: Caesars Entertainment Corp. (formerly Harrah’s Entertainment, Inc.) Years with Caesars Entertainment (& Harrah’s): Seven years Years with...

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