Articles tagged “responsible travel”

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

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

Microsoft + Skift

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.

9 months ago

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

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

Maria Lenhart, Skift

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.

9 months ago

Rise of Voluntourism Presents New Challenges for Advisors

Rise of Voluntourism Presents New Challenges for Advisors

Allan Leibowitz, Skift

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.

1 year ago