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White paper plots way forward for Myanmar’s tourism

Myanmar will reposition itself as a leading sustainable destination as part of a raft of measures unveiled in a white paper aimed at tourism...

Ecotourism to flourish in the Philippines under new normal

Ecotourism, an alternative to mass tourism, is poised to reign supreme in the Philippines' travel industry’s transition to the new normal post-Covid-19, according to...

Local leverage

As Asian travellers increasingly seek tours where soft adventure meets culture, travel players are discovering the benefits to community support and preservation.

Ecotourism collapse threatens Cambodia’s wildlife

The collapse of tourism in South-east Asia means wildlife and conservation in southwest Cambodia may come to a halt in the next few weeks,...

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.

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