As the Balangiga Bells return to the Philippines, it must be stressed that it is never too late for former and current imperial powers to return stolen cultural relics inappropriately displayed as trophies in museums. In addition, local municipalities should organise international campaigns for the return of stolen artefacts - even if they fail they will have promoted their destination at a low... Show more

Welcome to Ecoclub! It really depends on why you resigned and what exactly do you understand by 'responsible tourism', in other words what it is you consider different/alternative in this type of tourism compared to the mainstream, what really attracts you to it, how mobile you are, and - perhaps - if you are prepared to accept a huge pay cut comp...

Travel Visas are an anachronism!

New European Travel Commission Report calls for full Visa Liberalisation for Chinese Travellers

The European Travel Commission (ETC) has published a report quantifying the potential impacts of visa facilitation for Chinese travellers on European tourism.

New Spanish film 'Hotel Exploitation: Las Kellys' by Georgina Cisquella documents the struggle of thousands of overworked and underpaid women who clean hotel rooms. Also notable, the great Manu Chao has endorsed their campaign and is promoting the film through his social media to millions of followers:

www.facebook.com/manuchao/videos/2152050381789768/

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Modern classic / Impromptu concert: Greece's Markos Koumaris jamming with Manu Chao and Tonino Carotone in Athens tavern - Mediterranean United!
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Locomondo jamming with Manu Chao and Tonino...

YouTube Subscribe Locomondo: http://goo.gl/SSBHcB Locomondo jamming with Manu Chao and Tonino Carotone - La Mulata - 2017 Βρείτε τους Locomondo εδώ: Facebook...

In what is a first for a French court, Carnival-owned P&O Cruises was fined for using fuel with a sulphur content over the EU's passenger ship sulphur cap. The company has lodged an appeal arguing cruise ships are exempt. A new, lower, IMO limit for all ships will apply from 2020. www.maritime-executive.com/article/american-cruise…

American Cruise Ship Captain Fined Over Fuel Sulfur Content

On Monday, a court in Marseille fined an American master mariner $110,000 for using fuel with a sulf...

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Watched a great eco documentary on the arctic island of Svalbard and its wonderful little community at the 'Panorama of Ecological Movies' held here in Athens, 21-24 November, 2018. The award-winning documentary is called "This Cold Life"and is as informative and educational as it is entertaining. It really puts Svalbard on the map. Among many other issues, it discusses the role that ecotourism... Show more

Hot Docs 2017 Trailers: THIS COLD LIFE

Hot Docs has received filmmaker permission to upload this trailer to the HotDocsFest YouTube channel.

Just posted our very interesting Interview with Emad Hassan, Advisor to Egypt's Minister of Tourism on the progress towards sustainable tourism in Egypt.
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