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Phuket’s Kata and Karon hotels pledge to sustainable tourism practices

The KataKaron Business Association (KBA) in Phuket, comprising local hotel and resort owners, has signed an MoU pledging that they will achieve four major...

Tripartite partners pledge to support sustainable tourism in Thailand

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), Expedia Group and UNESCO have come together to pledge collaborative efforts in sustainable tourism development. The UNESCO Sustainable Tourism...

GSTC, Planet Happiness seal alliance to promote tourism destination well-being

Planet Happiness and the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) have signed an MoU to spread international awareness of destination well-being in tourism destination planning,...

How tourism can lend a hand in preserving intangible cultural heritage

Kevin Phun, practitioner and lecturer in sustainable tourism, explains how changing the way we travel can play a part in preserving the intangible cultural heritage of places.

ADB, PATA partner Plug and Play to push sustainable technology adoption

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and PATA have teamed up with Plug and Play, a global open innovation platform, to develop technologies that could...

DASTA, ASEANTA seal pact to promote sustainable tourism in SE Asia

Thailand's Designated Areas for Sustainable Tourism Administration (DASTA) and ASEAN Tourism Association (ASEANTA) have signed a four-year MoU to widen efforts to benefit the...

Making sustainable tourism work

In the face of an overtourism crisis, a growing number of industry players are becoming more attuned to manage tourism in a responsible manner. But it’s not just about the environment, as the human side of the equation should not be neglected.

Shinta Mani Angkor’s CSR package gives back to local communities

Visit local communities and have rice and a water well donated under your name as part of Shinta Mani Angkor's Open Doors, Open Hearts...

New Zealand tourism steps up focus on sustainable growth

Sustainability is now a key focus of New Zealand's tourism industry, as indicated in Tourism 2025 & Beyond – a Sustainable Growth Framework, released...

More want to travel sustainably, but need extra push to do...

Over half (55%) of global travellers report being more determined to make sustainable travel choices than they were a year ago, but barriers such...

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