Tag: sustainability management

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.

The marketing power of doing good

The power of doing good is also the power of creating a good reputation, and thus to create the virtuous circle of economic development. Simon Anholt’s TED Talk explains it well through his “Good Country Index” presentation.

The Importance of Measuring Tourism Impacts

Destinations 3.0 are triple-bottommed-line models, not only envirnomental and financial indicators are measured, but also social impacts are considered. This article explains some of the key benefits of sustainability monitoring to better understand why it is done.

Developing internal leadership talent

Destinations 3.0 rely on the community’s human resources for their development. Therefore it is necessary to train and develop the local talent’s leadership skills, among others.

Environmental Indicators in Measuring Tourism Impacts

As explained in previous posts, tracking environmental impacts is one of the main activities required to ensure the sustainable development. This article presents a list of key indicators which should never be overlooked.

Searching for a Sustainable Destination Management Model in Jordan

Building a sustainable development model is a challenge for any destination, so long as the balanced point between all forces is difficult to find and usually more difficult to attain. This article provides some clues with the support of a case study.

The Evolution of Destination Management

Tourism 3.0 sets a reference model for many aspects of the destination’s development, as an ideal to be attained rather in the mid or long term. This article explains the current progress in destination management, in the direction towards Tourism 3.0

Destination Management Planning Initiative for the Colonial City of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Sustainable management is one of the key principles of Tourism 3.0. This case study showcases how some of these practices are implemented in a destination.

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.

4 Benefits that Sustainable Tourism Development Ensures for Cuba

Cuba tourism industry is a good case study to showcase what sustainable tourism development can do for a destination beyond its tourism industry. This article explains it well.