Articles tagged “responsible travel”

Tourism

3 New Tourism Ad Campaigns Striking the Right Tone for These Times

The rise of responsible travel messaging in marketing is a welcome next step, as destinations prepare for the return of large summer crowds locally, and international travelers keep a close eye on their favorite locales. Now's also the time to warn the ugly tourists.

3 New Tourism Ad Campaigns Striking the Right Tone for These Times

Overtourism

Lessons From a Tourism Pushback in Hawaii

In a major departure from other tourism-dependent destinations, more than 60 percent of Hawaiian residents indicated they don't want visitors back on their islands. Covid worries? Yes. But the bigger fear is a return to overtourism. Can reforms happen without crushing the economy?

Lessons From a Tourism Pushback in Hawaii

Hotels

Malaysia’s Genting and Spain’s Melia Are the Only Travel Companies to Top a New Corp Sustainability Ranking

Kudos to the two companies for coming out on top of The Wall Street Journal's ranking. But shame on the rest of the sector. Time to do better.

Malaysia’s Genting and Spain’s Melia Are the Only Travel Companies to Top a New Corp Sustainability Ranking
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Online Travel

How Smart Buildings Can Help the Tourism Industry be More Responsible and Profitable

Travel brands should be more sustainable, responsible, and inclusive because it’s the right thing to do. But they can also improve the bottom line by taking concrete steps powered by smart building solutions that solve for all these challenges at once.

How Smart Buildings Can Help the Tourism Industry be More Responsible and Profitable

Business Travel

The Often Overlooked Role Travel Advisors Play in the Path to Responsible Tourism

While it's more obvious that hotels, airlines, and cruise lines have a big impact on sustainable tourism, travel advisors wield influence too. How they guide clients in the choices they make has ramifications for the health of the travel industry, as well as for the planet.

The Often Overlooked Role Travel Advisors Play in the Path to Responsible Tourism

Business Travel

Rise of Voluntourism Presents New Challenges for Advisors

Who would have thought that people would pay to do back-breaking work and enjoy the experience? Voluntourism is gaining momentum and putting pressure on advisors to match traveler skills and expectations with community and conservation needs.

Rise of Voluntourism Presents New Challenges for Advisors