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Thoughts on Current State of Sustainable Tourism in Brazil

The 10th annual Ecotourism and Sustainable Tourism Conference (ESTC) by The International Ecotourism Society is in full swing in Quito, Ecuador. Before we publish D’Arcy Dornan‘s reflections and thoughts on the conference in the following weeks, let’s take a quick look at the current state of sustainable tourism in Brazil, where the ESTC conference took…

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Interview: Torben Kaas, Co-Founder of The Green Key Ecolabel

In this interview, Torben Kaas, co-founder of the Green Key ecolabel, tells us about his experience of promoting sustainable tourism among hotels in Denmark and later worldwide. A chemical engineer by training, during 1997 – 2006 Torben helped the Danish Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Association (HORESTA) set up an environmental management system for tourism businesses,…

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Sustainable Travel International: 10 Million Better Lives Through Tourism

Imagine a world full of responsible travellers, exciting places and happy communities. In the eyes of NGO and consultancy Sustainable Travel International (STI), that’s exactly what tourism should be and do. In reality, unsustainable tourism business and development is increasingly turning into a major headache for communities and destinations, and a disappointment for travellers looking…

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Interview: Janine Duffy, Echidna Walkabout Wildlife Tours

Echidna Walkabout Nature and Wildlife Tours in Melbourne, Australia, were among the first sustainable tourism examples we visited and featured on Sustainability-Leaders.com. Last November, Echidna won Gold at the World Responsible Travel Awards for Best of Wildlife Conservation. In this interview, co-founder and marketing director Janine Duffy tells us how the award has changed her…