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It takes a village to raise community-based tourism

Local communities and villages in the Asia-Pacific region are becoming more active parts of the tourism value chain, a step forward for the global...

Reminders in boom times

The surge in visitor arrivals into the country is coming as an urgent call to preserve the very things that endear Vietnam to both its residents and guests.

Thai sustainable tourism standard gets GSTC recognition

Thailand’s Sustainable Tourism Management Standard, published by Designated Areas for Sustainable Tourism Administration (DASTA) – a government agency under the Prime Minister's Office –...

Global tourism’s carbon footprint much bigger than thought

Tourism has been revealed to be responsible for almost a tenth of greenhouse gas emissions, with flights a major component, according to a world-first...

Rewarding sustainable tourism efforts in ASEAN

Seventeen awardees were celebrated at the inaugural ASEAN Sustainable Tourism Awards (ASTA), which took place on the last day of the recently concluded ATF...

Next 50 years of ASEAN tourism

What’s needed is the reverse: convincing governments of the need to protect their country from tourism...

Hello Kitty the new face of UNWTO’s sustainable tourism year

Hello Kitty has been appointed Special Ambassador of the International Year of UNWTO's Sustainable Tourism Development 2017 (IY2017), promoting the year's campaign of "Travel....

Airbnb pledges US$2 million for sustainable projects in APAC

Airbnb announced at the APEC CEO Summit in Danang yesterday that it would invest US$2 million until 2020 to promote and support innovative tourism...

Keeping the land fertile

Ecotourism has been a lifeline for northern Vietnam, a region known for its remarkable landscapes and cultures, but can it prevent over- commercialisation and...

First ASEAN Sustainable Tourism Awards now open for entries

The inaugural ASEAN Sustainable Tourism Awards (ASTA) is welcoming entries from tourism operators in South-east Asia. Launched as part of ASEAN’s Tourism Strategic Plan 2016-2025,...

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