Despite its popular attractions, the Maldives is mostly off-limits to travelers with disabilities. But that's about to change, thanks to a groundbreaking accessibility initiative at Amilla Maldives Resort and Residences.
Slovenia has demonstrated how a country can develop its tourism industry sustainably, but it doesn’t solve the persistent problem of slow hotel action.
Hotels are making claims about net-zero carbon emissions — but most are focusing on only half of the issue.
Travelodge has launched a new sustainability strategy including plans to become a net-zero hotel operator, as well as working in a more inclusive way.
Sustainable tourism is the main theme of the UNWTO's 116th session in Jeddah. The host country Saudi Arabia will surely highlight its achievement in enhancing and promoting sustainable tourism with special emphasis on the Kingdom’s pride — The Red Sea Development Co.
Eco-friendly booking platform GreenGo, which describes itself as “the eco-responsible Airbnb or Booking.com”, has raised €1.2 million in its first round of funding to lead the way in sustainable tourism in France.
Commercial accommodation in parks promotes advocacy for the land, say tour companies, but critics argue it puts wilderness at risk
The Skål International Sustainable Tourism Awards are open annually to all public and private sector companies, educational institutions, NGOs and tourism-related government agencies worldwide.
Grappling with the impacts of overtourism pre-pandemic, some destinations are introducing tourist taxes to redistribute profits back into communities and offset costs for the maintenance of public facilities.
ABTA has launched new guidance to help travel agents incorporate sustainability into their business practices. The guidance was developed in response to feedback from members.