Articles tagged “palau”

Destinations Leverage Tourism Pledges as Marketing Tactic in Age of Overtourism

Destinations Leverage Tourism Pledges as Marketing Tactic in Age of Overtourism

Rosie Spinks, Skift

Tourism pledges are commonly thought of as a way to improve visitor behavior. But done right, they can also potentially help attract a desirable kind of traveler: one who cares about the environment as much as locals.

2 months ago

Palau Tests the Waters of Luxury Tourism

Palau Tests the Waters of Luxury Tourism

Laura Powell, Skift

The tiny republic of Palau is striving to become a global leader in ecotourism. In recent years, the government has made moves to ensure the country becomes a pristine paradise for luxury travelers.

1 year ago

Pacific Island Nation Bans Commercial Fishing in Eco-Tourism Play

Pacific Island Nation Bans Commercial Fishing in Eco-Tourism Play

Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press

Palau's leaders are smart to look for a unique angle to distinguish itself from all the other idyllic and remote South Pacific escapes.

6 years ago