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Philippines to host the world’s first ecotourism travel mart

The Philippines’ International School of Sustainable Tourism (ISST) will host the Asian Ecotourism Network’s (AEN) first International Ecotourism Travel Mart (IETM) in September. IETM was...

Mushrooming of eco-lodges in Myanmar paves way for poverty reduction

As travellers become more aware of their footprint and the impact they have on locals, hopes are being pinned on Myanmar’s mounting eco-lodges piquing the interest of conscientious tourists wanting to truly immerse themselves in local life.

UNWTO urges deeper collaboration to curb carbon emissions from tourism

Transport-related emissions from tourism are expected to account for 5.3 per cent of all man-made carbon dioxide emissions by 2030, up from 5 per...

Indigenous peoples’ rights recognised in a joint declaration by Asian ecotourism...

The Asian Ecotourism Network (AEN) and Taiwan Ecotourism Association (TEA) have signed a joint declaration outlining the judicious management of indigenous peoples while reaping...

More travellers seeking a break from beaches in Asia

Ecotourism and wildlife offerings are holding more sway among European travellers as they start to tire of the traditional beach holidays in Asia. Diana Lozanova,...

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.

Interest in greener stays on the rise: Booking.com

More travellers are seeking out greener stays while showing a willingness to pay more to ensure they are travelling sustainably, according to recent findings...

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...

Glamp for good in Cambodia

The newly launched Cardamom Tented Camp – an initiative by Minor International, Yaana Ventures and Wildlife Alliance – is offering 3D2N and 4D3N eco-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...

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