Africa Travel Week

Responsible Tourism at WTM Africa has global relevance

We can learn much about tourism in Africa, celebrating diversity and inclusiveness, about growing the cake to create more value for neighbouring communities, living with and benefitting from biodiversity (some...

Will we build back better?

There has been great optimism in the media that we will ‘build back better’ after lockdown. It is a worthy aspiration. I also hope that we will. But will we? The theme of WTM Virtual last November was Recover...

Tourism desperately wants a return to the ‘old normal’ but that would be a disaster

With each passing day, the grave future of Earth becomes more stark. The disruption of COVID-19 has not been enough to shift the trajectory, nor has it prompted polluting sectors of the economy to reconsider...

Category - Responsible Tourism

responsible tourism

What if Tourism…?

Two weeks ago, Marco Lucero, the co-founder of Chilean sustainable tourism organisation Cuidadores de Destinos, posted the following Tweet: What if Tourism becomes a platform for deep connection and understanding...