Articles tagged “sustainable development”

Tourism

Indonesia’s Huge Price Hike for Komodo Park Exposes Tourism Dilemmas for a New Era

Indonesia is taking a more locals-first and sustainable approach to tourism. Implementing that approach will be sabotaged if the government doesn't absorb input from local industry stakeholders.

Indonesia’s Huge Price Hike for Komodo Park Exposes Tourism Dilemmas for a New Era

Tourism

Colombia Tourism Is Poised for Transformation Under New President

A new leadership representative of Colombia's diverse population for the first time in its history. An agenda centered on decarbonization, integrating host communities in decision making and sharing the tourism pie. And big priorities on social justice. Will Colombia become the model definition of a sustainable tourism industry?

Colombia Tourism Is Poised for Transformation Under New President

Tourism

UK Overhauls Destination Marketing for New Era of Tourism

The UK is actively trying to reorganize and restructure its DMOs to operate under more sustainable models. The government’s development model pilot is hoping to show the way forward.

UK Overhauls Destination Marketing  for New Era of Tourism

Tourism

Full Video: Visit Greenland CEO at Skift Forum Europe 2022

To describe Hjörtur Smárason's job as challenging would be a huge understatement. In this video you'll hear how the CEO is tackling very visible global warming with a critical need to bring in more tourists — and why influencers and journalists are top of his list.

Full Video: Visit Greenland CEO at Skift Forum Europe 2022

Tourism

Panama Is Spending $300 Million With Lofty Goals for Community-Centric Tourism

The country's new sustainable tourism master plan could set a precedent for the region if the government puts its money where its mouth is. But is Panama's private sector ready to embrace sharing the tourism pie after a major downturn?

Panama Is Spending $300 Million With Lofty Goals for Community-Centric Tourism

Tourism

New Plastics Report Warns Travel Industry and Calls for Unity to Address

As the travel industry slowly emerges from the pandemic, it will soon have to re-engage with dropping single-use plastics because regulators aren't waiting until the travel sector's profitability recovers to tighten laws.

New Plastics Report Warns Travel Industry and Calls for Unity to Address

Hotels

The Hotel Companies Most Friendly to the Environment: New Skift Research

Carbon reduction is gaining importance for stakeholders, and reporting is getting better amongst the largest hotel companies. Skift Research compares the emissions of six global chains to determine which is best positioned to become carbon neutral over the coming decades, and which are falling behind.

The Hotel Companies Most Friendly to the Environment: New Skift Research

Online Travel

UN Tourism Agency Keeps Climate Change Front-and-Center With Startup Competition

Once the pandemic is tamed, the travel sector will have to respond to the climate emergency. Startups with expertise in responsible travel need to prepare now for when their moment arrives next year.

UN Tourism Agency Keeps Climate Change Front-and-Center With Startup Competition

Tourism

Thailand Tourism Body Needs More Than Marketing Prowess as It Turns 60

It’s one of the most astute destination marketers around, but the Tourism Authority of Thailand is facing a different test of skills as it turns 60 years old next year. Will it be as artful in developing “responsible tourism” for the kingdom?

Thailand Tourism Body Needs More Than Marketing Prowess as It Turns 60