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Why small businesses can’t afford to ignore new EU sustainability regulations: CSRD

It's easy to think that new EU sustainability laws and directives are designed for the big players, leaving small businesses unaffected. But the reality is that these regulations have far-reaching implications and even the small businesses, including those in tourism and hospitality, need to start getting ready... now.

Prof. Greg Richards on academic silos, localism, and overtourism

Greg Richards is one of the most well-known and respected analysts of contemporary tourism. His contribution to the field is estimable having pioneered research  on a range of issues, with an emphasis on culture.

The other victims of elephant tourism – reporting from Thailand

The reason for these ‘accidents’, neglect and lack of duty of care for elephants or their mahouts is often simple. It’s an issue of profit for those running elephant camps.

7 South African hotels and lodges successfully promoting sustainable tourism

From game lodges to airport hotels, Soouth Africa has many accommodation providers who have implemented sustainable tourism practices in their business operations.

Passion, practicality and positive change – celebrating 10 years of Responsible Tourism at Leeds Beckett

Practitioners, academics, current and prospective students gathered to mark ten years of Leeds Beckett’s Master’s in Responsible Tourism Management and to celebrate the difference the course has made to responsible tourism practice worldwide.

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Hotel Verdant achieves renewable energy trifecta with wind, solar, and geothermal

Dominion Properties, developer of two LEED Platinum multifamily buildings in southeastern Wisconsin, has just achieved LEED Gold for its boutique Hotel Verdant that utilizes geothermal, solar and wind technologies—a renewable energy trifecta not found in any other U.S. hotel.