Articles tagged “conservation”

Tourism

Africa’s Wildlife Champion Fights Poachers Seizing on Covid Tourism Drop

Alina Peter is on the frontlines fighting the rise of poaching in Africa. Here, she shares how she works, the situation on the ground, and why it's important to weave science, indigenous knowledge, and technical expertise to derail the growing commercialization of illicit poaching, all of which has deep implications for tourism.

Africa’s Wildlife Champion Fights Poachers Seizing on Covid Tourism Drop

Tourism

New Mexico Drilling Plan Calls for Native American Cultural Preservation

The Trump Administration is dead set on destroying National Parks in order to drive oil and gas revenue. The long history of stripping Native Americans of agency over their own land continues.

New Mexico Drilling Plan Calls for Native American Cultural Preservation

Luxury

How Luxury Travel Can Build Community and Awareness in Africa

Connecting luxury travelers to the local community and fostering a better understanding of a destination is hard to do well. Here are two examples that the industry can draw inspiration from.

How Luxury Travel Can Build Community and Awareness in Africa

Hotels

How Luxury Hospitality Is Tackling Conservation Efforts Globally

These days, it's not just one-off luxury properties that are investing in conservation projects. More companies see the value in protecting and restoring the land they're situated on, and ones that don't may be left behind.

How Luxury Hospitality Is Tackling Conservation Efforts Globally

Business Travel

Can Luxury Hospitality Play a Key Role in Land Conservation?

Outside of Africa where poaching, forestry, and resource exploitation can also threaten wildlife habitats, luxury hospitality leaders are playing a role in protecting land and creating opportunities around conservation.

Can Luxury Hospitality Play a Key Role in Land Conservation?

Tourism

Africa Needs to Make Conservation a Growth Industry

If leaders continue to look at African conservation as a charitable cause, it is doomed. As a growth industry — yes, an industry — that creates jobs and economic mobility, there is still hope for a sustainable future driven by the very young population on the continent.

Africa Needs to Make Conservation a Growth Industry

Tourism

What This Tanzanian Preserve Can Teach Africa About True Conservation

Conservation is too soft a word to describe the measures being taken to address the crisis facing land and wildlife in Africa. But the Grumeti Fund is an example of best-in-class anti-poaching. This, coupled with large-scale systemic change, education, and community empowerment, is the one-two punch that can counter the imminent dangers facing wildlife and ecology in Africa.

What This Tanzanian Preserve Can Teach Africa About True Conservation

Tourism

Palau Campaign Stands Tough on Environment Despite Hit to Tourism

The hugely celebrated campaign, Palau Pledge, has not brought in more arrivals to Palau, which is also being hit by a China ban. Nobody should expect it to. Here’s why.

Palau Campaign Stands Tough on Environment Despite Hit to Tourism

Cruises

Titanic Relics to Be Sold With Bids Starting at $19.5 Million

Relics from the Titanic make for a blockbuster exhibit, one that many people would travel to see. Hopefully those who acquire these pieces will be highly concerned with conservation as well.

Titanic Relics to Be Sold With Bids Starting at $19.5 Million

Tourism

U.S. Interior Secretary Asks Trump Not to Eliminate National Monuments

The U.S. Interior Secretary doesn't want to gut national monuments but with a "drill, baby, drill" inclination, he left open the possibility of more drilling and mining on federal lands.

U.S. Interior Secretary Asks Trump Not to Eliminate National Monuments