Here's my first LinkedIn article about the benefits of travelling sustaianbly:

www.linkedin.com/pulse/how-do-you-benefit-from-tra…

Thanks a lot for your time and have a great day!

Stephanie Kusemann shared a photo. 4 days ago

I created this infografic to visualize how you can make sustainable travel decisions.

What do you think?

I created this infografic to visualize how you can make sustainable travel decisions. What do you think? :)
Gail Henry This is great! 4 days ago
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interviews

interviews

Raoul Bianchi
Principal Lecturer in Tourism & Leisure, Royal Docks Business School, University of East London, UK
"The 2008 financial crisis and ensuing sovereign debt crisis, which has engulfed leading tourism economies such as Spain, Portugal and of course Greece, demonstrates both the precariousness of an economic model built on the shifting sands of speculative real estate and tourism industries, as well as the degree to which different economies have become enmeshed within increasingly integrated circuits of capital worldwide."

Andre Dukhia
Tourism Development Specialist Nature and Outdoor Tourism Ontario, Canada
"Community ownership, control and democratic decision making are extremely important in my view. On the other hand the private sector is equipped with the knowledge, resources and network to market the communities".

blogs

Blogs

Has Tourism Ruined Barcelona
...the situation in Barcelona only illustrates the necessity of responsible and sustainable tourism strategic planning for all destinations, not just those that are in developing nations, as we are more inclined to put emphasis on...

Toronto - Greener than you think
...not only is the city eco-friendly, yielding a variety of ecotourism options, it is also chockablock full of greenery, with trees, parks, and parkettes galore. In fact, the city has over seven million trees within its borders...

Epler Wood Expands Harvard Program on Environmental Management of Tourism
...Now in its second year, the course has received top reviews from students and Epler Wood received a commendation for excellence in teaching from the Dean of Harvard Extension for the 2010 course...

Announcing the opening of Khanfous Retreat, Morocco
...Khanfous Retreat is located at the entrance of the village and has been developed with the contemporary tourist in mind, specifically those looking to escape the stresses and strains of the 'developed world' and have an authentic cultural experience in a rural environment

island holiday
..."Invisible wall" a short documentary about tourists, refugees and immigrants in Agathonissi, Greece, a tiny, formerly sleepy, island close to the Turkish coast. 

Intrepid Travel's commitment to sustainability recognised by Australia's Institute of Chartered Accountants
...The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Australia has recently compiled a case study featuring Intrepid Travel as a best practice in sustainability. Intrepid currently operates in over 100 countries, with offices in 25 and 900 employees. In May 2011 they won the coveted Tourism for Tomorrow Award...

Conservation's Dirty Secrets, a documentary
...Conservation’s Dirty Secrets, Oliver Steeds' recent documentary for Channel 4 Dispatches, certainly provoked reaction and, whatever else you may say about the production, it definitely provides food for thought...

Video Release: Community Based Tourism Project
...a newly-released video for a Capilano University / PATA Foundation community based tourism project in Vietnam. The project features tourism training to help sustain vulnerable ethnic cultures and maximize benefits of tourism to a small and unique village in Northern Vietnam...

 

poll

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Human 'Overpopulation'

  • is incompatible with sustainability
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interviews

interviews

Raoul Bianchi
Principal Lecturer in Tourism & Leisure, Royal Docks Business School, University of East London, UK
"The 2008 financial crisis and ensuing sovereign debt crisis, which has engulfed leading tourism economies such as Spain, Portugal and of course Greece, demonstrates both the precariousness of an economic model built on the shifting sands of speculative real estate and tourism industries, as well as the degree to which different economies have become enmeshed within increasingly integrated circuits of capital worldwide."

Andre Dukhia
Tourism Development Specialist Nature and Outdoor Tourism Ontario, Canada
"Community ownership, control and democratic decision making are extremely important in my view. On the other hand the private sector is equipped with the knowledge, resources and network to market the communities".

blogs

Blogs

Has Tourism Ruined Barcelona
...the situation in Barcelona only illustrates the necessity of responsible and sustainable tourism strategic planning for all destinations, not just those that are in developing nations, as we are more inclined to put emphasis on...

Toronto - Greener than you think
...not only is the city eco-friendly, yielding a variety of ecotourism options, it is also chockablock full of greenery, with trees, parks, and parkettes galore. In fact, the city has over seven million trees within its borders...

Epler Wood Expands Harvard Program on Environmental Management of Tourism
...Now in its second year, the course has received top reviews from students and Epler Wood received a commendation for excellence in teaching from the Dean of Harvard Extension for the 2010 course...

Announcing the opening of Khanfous Retreat, Morocco
...Khanfous Retreat is located at the entrance of the village and has been developed with the contemporary tourist in mind, specifically those looking to escape the stresses and strains of the 'developed world' and have an authentic cultural experience in a rural environment

island holiday
..."Invisible wall" a short documentary about tourists, refugees and immigrants in Agathonissi, Greece, a tiny, formerly sleepy, island close to the Turkish coast. 

Intrepid Travel's commitment to sustainability recognised by Australia's Institute of Chartered Accountants
...The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Australia has recently compiled a case study featuring Intrepid Travel as a best practice in sustainability. Intrepid currently operates in over 100 countries, with offices in 25 and 900 employees. In May 2011 they won the coveted Tourism for Tomorrow Award...

Conservation's Dirty Secrets, a documentary
...Conservation’s Dirty Secrets, Oliver Steeds' recent documentary for Channel 4 Dispatches, certainly provoked reaction and, whatever else you may say about the production, it definitely provides food for thought...

Video Release: Community Based Tourism Project
...a newly-released video for a Capilano University / PATA Foundation community based tourism project in Vietnam. The project features tourism training to help sustain vulnerable ethnic cultures and maximize benefits of tourism to a small and unique village in Northern Vietnam...

 

poll

ECOCLUB.com Poll

Human 'Overpopulation'

  • is incompatible with sustainability
  • is conservative propaganda

Vote!