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Responsible tourism in Cape Town, South Africa

Responsible tourism in Cape Town, South Africa

Responsible Tourism is tourism “that creates better places for people to live in and better places for people to visit.” In 2002, representatives from tourism sectors in twenty countries attended the Cape Town Conference on Responsible Tourism … November 9, 2012
Green Globe members win top accolades at Imvelo Awards in South Africa

Green Globe members win top accolades at Imvelo Awards in South Africa

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe certified properties in South Africa again walked-away with the top awards at the annual Imvelo Responsible Tourism Awards which were held in Johannesburg on Wednesday evening, October 31, 2012. The Awards, now in … November 6, 2012
ITB Asia commits to sustainable travel through responsible tourism initiatives

ITB Asia commits to sustainable travel through responsible tourism initiatives

SINGAPORE – Messe Berlin (Singapore), organizer of ITB Asia, “The Trade Show for the Asian Travel Market,“ has announced its commitment to promote social responsibility in tourism through the responsible tourism initiatives joining this year’s … October 5, 2012
Morocco joins International Council of Tourism Partners

Morocco joins International Council of Tourism Partners

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced its first destination partner from Morocco has joined – the Regional Tourism Council Agadir Souss Massa Draa. ICTP Chairman … July 17, 2012
Taiwan Tourism Bureau and ECPAT Taiwan support The Code

Taiwan Tourism Bureau and ECPAT Taiwan support The Code

Over 60 participants from the Taiwan tourism industry, especially hotels and tour operators, attended a special one-day workshop on child protection as part of responsible tourism. The event was sponsored by the Taiwan Tourism Bureau and the Ministry … July 16, 2012
Sustainable energy for World Tourism Day

Sustainable energy for World Tourism Day

The UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has unveiled “Tourism & Sustainable Energy: Powering Sustainable Development” as the theme for this year’s World Tourism Day, which takes place on September 27 annually. Secretary-General of the World … July 11, 2012
Support grows for WTM Responsible Tourism Day

Support grows for WTM Responsible Tourism Day

Fresh initiatives, greater focus, and an increasing awareness that responsible tourism should top the industry agenda has contributed to the success of World Travel Market (WTM) World Responsible Tourism Day (WRTD), in association with the UN World Tourism … June 20, 2012
Survey reveals industry could do more for responsible and sustainable travel

Survey reveals industry could do more for responsible and sustainable travel

The travel and tourism industry could do more for responsible and sustainable tourism, reveals a survey that took place at World Travel Market 2011 - the leading global event for the travel industry - by exhibitor SustainIt. As the travel and tourism … January 18, 2012
PATA launches China Advisory Board and Beijing Chapter

PATA launches China Advisory Board and Beijing Chapter

BEIJING, China - The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) has announced the PATA China Advisory Board at the first China Responsible Tourism Forum, organized by PATA, in cooperation with the Organizing Committee of the China International Heritage Towns … December 21, 2011
Successful PATA China Responsible Tourism Forum goes annual

Successful PATA China Responsible Tourism Forum goes annual

BEIJING, China - A series of case studies, presented at the first China Responsible Tourism Forum (CRTF) in Beijing on December 16, confirmed that responsible tourism is firmly on the agenda among small- and medium-sized enterprises in China. “The … December 21, 2011
Cape Town takes part in World Travel Market 2011 World Responsible Tourism Day

Cape Town takes part in World Travel Market 2011 World Responsible Tourism Day

Supported by the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Wednesday, November 9, 2011 is World Travel Market (WTM) World Responsible Tourism Day. It is an international day of awareness and action around responsible and sustainable tourism. More than 150 … November 9, 2011
Cape Town Tourism responds to National Minimum Standard for Responsible Tourism

Cape Town Tourism responds to National Minimum Standard for Responsible Tourism

On Monday, September 12, 2011, Minister of Tourism, Marthinus van Schalkwyk, launched the South African National Minimum Standard for Responsible Tourism (NMSRT), which highlights the role of sustainable tourism practices in creating better places for … September 14, 2011
The search is on for the best in responsible tourism

The search is on for the best in responsible tourism

World Travel Market (WTM), the leading global event for the travel industry, is helping search for the most inspiring and innovative examples of responsible tourism throughout the world. The hunt is part of the nominations process for the Virgin Holidays … June 7, 2011
Global Tourism Forum Andorra calls for collective action for more competitive and responsible tourism

Global Tourism Forum Andorra calls for collective action for more competitive and responsible tourism

Tourism’s sustained growth and its capacity to tackle global challenges – from economic crises and persistent unemployment to environmental pressures and the poverty imperative – can only be achieved through collective action. This was the central … March 8, 2011
Cape Town Tourism tackles human trafficking

Cape Town Tourism tackles human trafficking

Cape Town Tourism CEO Mariëtte du Toit-Helmbold has thrown down the gauntlet to human traffickers in the final countdown to the World Cup in June. In a hard-hitting statement, Du Toit-Helmbold said this week: “Our message is very clear - we welcome … May 5, 2010
Just a Book by RV La Marguerite

Just a Book by RV La Marguerite

New river vessel RV La Marguerite takes proactive approach to answering modern day travelers’ calls for the need for operators to adopt responsible tourism ethos as her operating mantra. Just a Book program is inspired by the passion of Vietnam born … August 6, 2009
Wood Elected President Skal Bangkok

Wood Elected President Skal Bangkok

At the 8th January 2008 meeting of Skal Intl Bangkok, which took place at the Conrad hotel, Mr. Andrew J. Wood, General Manager, Chaophya Park Hotel & Resorts, was elected President for 2008-2010. Wood is also a special eTN Ambassador in Thailand. … January 9, 2008



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