I was very pleased that I was wrong and that you succeeded in meeting your goal at https://wemakeit.com/projects/stop-plastic-goa-india Congratulations!...

The definition of madness: www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-51524278

French ski resort flies in snow for bare slopes

Helicopters deliver 50 tonnes of snow as mild weather impacts ski resorts in the Pyrenees.

Inviting or commissioning a famous artist, always with the consent of the local community, is a quick and effective way to create a tourism attraction and revamp neighbourhoods. (Photo: Brilliant Banksy's Valentine's Day Mural in Bristol)

Inviting or commissioning a famous artist, always with the consent of the local community, is a quick and effective way to create a tourism attraction and revamp neighbourhoods. (Photo: Brilliant Banksy's Valentine's Day Mural in Bristol)

The World Business Council for Sustainable Development has developed a universal and consistent framework and online tool to measure circularity. The Circular Transition Indicators (CTI) can be applied to businesses of all industries, sizes, value chain positions and geographies. www.ctitool.com/

Promises are cheap. Worse, they are not kept. We need Laws! skift.com/2020/01/24/most-big-hotel-chains-are-now…

Most Big Hotel Chains Are Now Committed on Plastics: Here's the Problem With Promises

Accor is the latest major hotel company to double down on reducing plastic waste, by pledging to eliminate all single-use plastics in the guest experience.

One more proof that corporate transparency, corporate social responsibility, personal employee responsibility and - failing all that - Whistleblowing, are all imperative: Boeing employees knew of the serious defaults of the 737 Max but travellers were kept in the dark. www.theguardian.com/business/2020/jan/09/boeing-73…

'Designed by clowns': internal Boeing messages raise serious questions about 737 Max

Communications from April 2017 show employees saying plane ‘designed by clowns who are supervised by monkeys’

Interesting article on how to build trust in the tourism sharing economy
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How Guests Develop Trust in Hosts: An Investigation of Trust Formation in P2P Accommodation

Perceptions of ability, benevolence, and integrity are all of equal importance for P2P accommodation guests. In describing themselves online, hosts should not only portray their…

The clock is ticking for world museums housing stolen cultural treasures: edition.cnn.com/style/article/return-stolen-treasu…

It's time for museums to return their stolen treasures

In law, a thief cannot keep his or her ill-gotten gains, writes barrister Geoffrey Robertson. So why are the West's great museums allowed to?

The movement for plastic-free destinations finally gains traction. But legislation should be introduced to avoid backtracking. www.keralatourism.gov.in/tourism-news/kumarakom-pl…

Kumarakom to Become India’s First Plastic Free Tourist Spot

Kumarakom is ready to become India’s first plastic-free destination. Hereafter, drinking water will be served in glass bottles, and straws will be made of bamboo.…