Category: Education

Universities partner to drive youth involvement in sustainable tourism in Africa

African universities and tourism associations have embarked on a partnership with British counterparts to develop youth involvement and innovation in sustainable tourism initiatives in sub-Saharan Africa.

Oregon group hires climate scientist to walk the talk on coastal tourism

The destination marketing group’s journey to figuring out climate action from a tourism perspective has taken it on a path of collaboration and innovation — including hiring its first-ever climate scientist.  

First Global Youth Tourism Summit launched

The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Zurab Pololikashvili has joined the Minister of Tourism of Italy Massimo Garavaglia to officially launch the first Global Youth Tourism Summit.

How a County Clare community inspired sustainable tourism around the world

Made up of 62 tourism enterprises, from cheesemongers to carbon-neutral hotels, the Burren Ecotourism Network works to conserve the area through training, initiatives and a code of sustainable practices. The Network has now been awarded the ‘Green Light’ award for sustainability from Independent.ie.

Electrifying Himalayan villages through sustainable tourism: Interview with Paras Loomba

High in the Himalayas, Paras Loomba the CEO, and founder of Global Himalayan Expedition (GHE) is a social entrepreneur providing clean solar energy and...

Stronger together: Tourism training partnerships help prevent child exploitation

The sexual exploitation of children by those who use the services of the travel & tourism industry is a difficult subject to acknowledge let...

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