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...

WHY IS THE KAZAKH TOURISM STAGNATING?

Laura Maudlin -
Kazakh tourism is facing an ambitious task. The goal is to increase the share in the country’s GDP from the current 0.9% to 8% by 2025. What issues are there that are preventing the sector from regist...

BOOMING TOURISM IN SRI LANKA TO OPEN NEW ZONES

Samuel Dorsi -
The small island of Sri Lanka currently enjoys booming tourism numbers according to reports. The local government has a positive outlook of the future of the sector. ...

OVER-TOURISM IN THE EYES OF THE EUROPEAN CITY TOURISM STUDY

Nik Fes -
The crowded La Rambla in Barcelona, mega-cruisers in front of the Doge’s Palace in Venice – you know the pictures. “Cities are becoming victims of their own success. That is irresponsible and really n...