Tag: Environmental sustainability

Top tourism trends for 2020 (I)

As it happens in all industries, tourism is changing faster than ever due to social, economic and technological changes. Integrating them within your business strategy turns them into new opportunities to leap forward. This series of articles presents the key trends that will shape the travel industry along this coming year 2020, and probably beyond.

Great opportunity to boost Tourism 3.0: Video game industry is trying to leverage its potential for fighting against climate change

Concern about climate change and the need to protect the environment is reaching its highest levels ever. Video game industry players are also embracing this concern into their business model and their products, trying also to raise awareness among their clients, and to move them to take action in addressing environmental challenges.

The ‘Trashtag Challenge’, the new viral challenge that is cleaning beaches all over the world

The Trashtag challenge is a fantastic case study to show how the social media can connect with the worldwide audience and move them to take action in relation to environmental challenges.

Best Practices in Integrating Sustainability in Tourism Management and Operations

Implementing the principles of sustainability in the tourism development may be carried out through many different practices. This article briefly describes some of them.

Six Models to Link Tourism to Conservation (II)

Following with a previous post, Solimar’s research provides many interesting insights on sustainable tourism.

Six Models that Link Tourism to Conservation, (I)

Environmental sustainability and tourism development have always been regarded as incompatible or at least difficult to integrate in practice. This article explains a few strategies that have proven to be effective in both directions.

Tourism: The Business of Protected Areas

While it is usually said that tourism activity is a threat to the conservation of environmentally fragile areas, the truth is that these areas rely on tourism as the main source of revenue, and that it does not pose any threat when it is properly managed.