TOURISM DAMAGE: THAILAND TO CLOSE KOH TACHAI ISLAND

Samuel Dorsi -
Thai authorities aware of the tourism damage will close down the overcrowded Koh Tachai Island, which forms part of Similan National Park, because of the harm to the environment and natural resources ...

SUSTAINABLE TOURISM HARMS NATURE AS WELL

Tomas Haupt -
Sustainable tourism is growing in popularity. Walking in the deserted Tierra del Fuego, sneaking through the cold rain forest in the Chiloé island, waiting in a tent at the foot of Mount Fitz Roy for ...

2017 IS THE YEAR OF SUSTAINABLE TOURISM

Samuel Dorsi -
In December 2015, the UN General Assembly declared that 2017 would be the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development. The general idea is to raise awareness about the importance of prom...

ECO LABELS IN TOURISM – CAN THEY BE TRUSTED?

Nils Kraus -
Sustainability and eco labels in tourism are a hot topic since in recent years more than 150 international eco certificates have been established. Naturally, they differ greatly and the traveler may a...

PERU: LUXURY TOURISM TRENDS

Kevin Eagan -
Peru has become a place that offers a wide variety of natural, archaeological, cultural and gastronomic attractions, which helped the country to establish itself as a luxury tourism destination. This ...