In this interview, Ary Suhandi, Executive Director of the Indonesian Ecotourism Network (INDECON), shares his insights on tourism development in Indonesia. A nationally and internationally recognized expert in ecotourism, Mr. Suhandi’s work has involved establishing and supporting community-based tourism and conservation education programmes.
In this interview, Agha Iqrar Haroon, popularly known as Ekrar, shares his insights on tourism development in Pakistan and Asia. Ekrar shares his experience with various initiatives and organizations he has founded to support sustainable tourism development. He is internationally known for forming The Region Initiative (TRI) in 2009, connecting South Asia, Central Asia and Eastern Europe.
In this interview, Albert Teo, Managing Director of Borneo Eco Tours and Sukau Rainforest Lodge, shares his thoughts on the challenges and opportunities of tourism development in South East Asia. Mr. Teo has been in the hospitality and tourism industry for over three decades and draws from his experiences diverse experience as a pioneer of sustainable business.
Here’s a selection of Top 5 Sustainable Tourism books to read in 2016: favorite books recommended by sustainable tourism experts in our interviews. Each of them compulsory reading for those charged with the difficult task of managing and developing tourism businesses and destinations.
In this interview, Fran Hughes, Director of the International Tourism Partnership (ITP), shares her insights on the challenges and changes taking place in the tourism industry regarding sustainability. She explains to us ITP’s mission, how they work to achieve it, and what it takes to be a sustainability leader.