Africa Travel Week

Whose diversity is it?

In the pause created by the pandemic, many have started to ask some of the big questions about how the tourism industry operates – and one of the key debates, especially in the age of selfies and overtourism...

Tourism and Biodiversity: Friend or Foe

At WTM Africa there was a panel discussion about the relationship between tourism and the maintenance of biodiversity. Africa is still blessed with much of world’ charismatic megafauna, the Big 5 and a host of...

Revenge Travel and the hunt for Responsible Tourists

There is presently much chatter about “revenge travel” as the industry anticipates a post-lockdown boom in travel, although the world is far from post-Covid. The concept of “revenge spending” arose in the...

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...