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Phuket pledges to end use of foam and plastic in 2019

Hot on the heels of Koh Samet's plastic clampdown, Phuket will become the next tourist destination in Thailand to tackle plastic pollution with a...

As Koh Samet clamps down on plastic, Palau bans sunscreen to...

Island destinations in Asia-Pacific are taking action to curtail the environmental toll that tourism brings. On Thailand's popular tourist island of Koh Samet, a campaign...

Calling nominations for sustainable travel products in Mekong

The Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office (MTCO) is calling for public nominations for responsible and sustainable travel experiences in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) as...

Phuket Pledge for plastic-free future

At the inaugural Phuket Hotels for Islands Sustaining Tourism Forum 2018 (PHIST), hotels and tourism groups pledged to establish a model for the sustainable...

Mekong River faces a damming issue

Serving as South-east Asia’s most iconic waterway, the Mekong River is the lifeblood 
of the countries it flows through. However, fears are being raised that the 
rampant construction of dams will take a toll on the environment 
and tourism, writes Marissa Carruthers.

PATA adventure travel conference heads to India’s yoga capital

The PATA Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference and Mart 2019 (ATRTCM 2019) will be held in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India from February 13-15. The three-day...

The Travel Corp joins PATA’s BUFFET line to curb tourism food...

The Travel Corporation (TTC) is now a sponsor of PATA's BUFFET (Building an Understanding for Food Excess in Tourism) campaign, launched in January to...

New Phuket forum spotlights sustainable island tourism in SE Asia

The Phuket Hotels Association will inaugurate a new annual forum to support the South-east Asian hospitality industry in its fight for a sustainable future. Co-organised...

UNWTO launches website to mobilise sector towards sustainable development goals

UNWTO has launched an online platform to better engage the tourism sector in the advancement towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), with the...

Phuket Hotels Association partners US Embassy to eliminate single-use plastics

The Phuket Hotels Association (PHA) has joined forces with the US Embassy Science Fellowship Program to tackle the critical issue of waste management in...

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