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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...

Travel operators need to step up to push for sustainable change:...

Global travellers are becoming increasingly conscious of the environmental impact of their travels, but may not prioritise eco-friendly holidays or be aware of how...

New sustainable lodge in Myanmar eyes longhaul travellers

A new sustainable lodge is aiming to lure more longhaul travellers to Myanmar’s untouched coastline, while giving back to the community. Lalay Lodge opened its...

Booking.com dangles new edition of support and funding for developers of sustainable...

The fourth edition of Booking.com's Booking Booster programme, which recognises and backs the development of sustainable travel solutions, is now open to applications with a...

Cruise industry doubles down on sustainability: CLIA

The cruising industry is making a deeper commitment to responsible tourism practices, with a focus on environmental sustainability and destination stewardship, according to the...

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...

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