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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Moroccan Hospitality and the Role of the Riad in Marrakech

The Medina that marks the old city has few roads designed for cars and instead motor bikes and eager sellers flood the streets. The experience can be  overwhelming for a first time tourist in the city, but somehow Marrakech continues to hold the love of foreigners who visit. Why is this? How does the Moroccan tourism/hospitality industry engage its visitors and win their loyalty?  This essay explores these questions by looking closer into the riad's of Marrakech.

Dutch Eco-Travellers, An Investigation

Our research shows that younger Dutch people, who more often have post materialist values, have more ecological holiday norms than older Dutch citizens who tend to be materialist; gender has no relation to their holiday norms. Dutch individuals with more ecologically focused holiday norms often also have more ecologically focused holiday behaviour.

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Tourism and the Implications of Climate Change - Christian Schott

Aims to serve as a platform for 'knowledge exchange' for academics and practitioners dealing with climate change, tourism and a wide range of disciplines.

Green Traveler Study Report 2010-11, CMIGreen

A detailed and useful survey of 951 respondents, chosen from a larger sample, from across the United States, who consider themselves 'extremely' or 'very' eco-conscious and who took at least one overnight vacation in the past year.

 

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Vietnam - Tourist Code of Ethics designed by Vietnamese & Canadian tourism students

Dsigned by students from Capilano University and Hanoi Open University. It is hoped that through this interactive Code a band of ethical tourists can be formed who, through their commitment and actions will minimize the harmful effects of tourism...

Morocco - Ecotourism vs. Bureaucracy

Once the architect’s final plans were approved they were submitted to the Urban Agency in Tangier (via the local Urban Agency in Meshlew) in order to get planning permission...

Vietnam - Community Based Tourism Initiative

In March, Capilano University tourism students joined Hanoi Open University students in a community based tourism training project in the Sa Pa region in Viet Nam. The project, which began in the summer of 2010, is supported by the PATA Foundation...

Pakistan - Cuisine Competition / Musical Show Held

Tourism Corporation Khyber Pukhtunkhwa (TCKP) sponsored a festival of indigenous cuisines and in the evening a musical show was organized through the arrangement of Chitral Association for Mountain Area Tourism (CAMAT) on March 21, 2011, in Chitral town...

Thailand - Hong Kong International School Tsunami Tour 2011

This March Andaman Discoveries was very pleased to welcome the Hong Kong International School in the Andaman coast. They were a group of 20 keen students between 15 to 17 years old who wanted to learn about the tsunami and work for the Tsunami relief in Yaowawit school...

 
 
ECOCLUB.com Highlights - May 2011

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articles

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Moroccan Hospitality and the Role of the Riad in Marrakech

The Medina that marks the old city has few roads designed for cars and instead motor bikes and eager sellers flood the streets. The experience can be  overwhelming for a first time tourist in the city, but somehow Marrakech continues to hold the love of foreigners who visit. Why is this? How does the Moroccan tourism/hospitality industry engage its visitors and win their loyalty?  This essay explores these questions by looking closer into the riad's of Marrakech.

Dutch Eco-Travellers, An Investigation

Our research shows that younger Dutch people, who more often have post materialist values, have more ecological holiday norms than older Dutch citizens who tend to be materialist; gender has no relation to their holiday norms. Dutch individuals with more ecologically focused holiday norms often also have more ecologically focused holiday behaviour.

poll

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Corporate Social Responsibility is a: 

  • useful concept
  • useless concept
  • hypocritical concept 

Vote 

reviews

Image description

Tourism and the Implications of Climate Change - Christian Schott

Aims to serve as a platform for 'knowledge exchange' for academics and practitioners dealing with climate change, tourism and a wide range of disciplines.

Green Traveler Study Report 2010-11, CMIGreen

A detailed and useful survey of 951 respondents, chosen from a larger sample, from across the United States, who consider themselves 'extremely' or 'very' eco-conscious and who took at least one overnight vacation in the past year.

 

blogs

Image description

Vietnam - Tourist Code of Ethics designed by Vietnamese & Canadian tourism students

Dsigned by students from Capilano University and Hanoi Open University. It is hoped that through this interactive Code a band of ethical tourists can be formed who, through their commitment and actions will minimize the harmful effects of tourism...

Morocco - Ecotourism vs. Bureaucracy

Once the architect’s final plans were approved they were submitted to the Urban Agency in Tangier (via the local Urban Agency in Meshlew) in order to get planning permission...

Vietnam - Community Based Tourism Initiative

In March, Capilano University tourism students joined Hanoi Open University students in a community based tourism training project in the Sa Pa region in Viet Nam. The project, which began in the summer of 2010, is supported by the PATA Foundation...

Pakistan - Cuisine Competition / Musical Show Held

Tourism Corporation Khyber Pukhtunkhwa (TCKP) sponsored a festival of indigenous cuisines and in the evening a musical show was organized through the arrangement of Chitral Association for Mountain Area Tourism (CAMAT) on March 21, 2011, in Chitral town...

Thailand - Hong Kong International School Tsunami Tour 2011

This March Andaman Discoveries was very pleased to welcome the Hong Kong International School in the Andaman coast. They were a group of 20 keen students between 15 to 17 years old who wanted to learn about the tsunami and work for the Tsunami relief in Yaowawit school...