The 2016 National Geographic World Legacy Awards were one of the undisputed highlights of ITB Berlin, the world’s largest travel fair and tourism convention. We had the pleasure to get to know some of the award winners during ITB Berlin, a convention more than ever committed to promoting socially and environmentally responsible travel business and experiences. Here is a brief summary of the sustainable tourism highlights and award winners…
Responsible tourism thinker, Professor Harold Goodwin shares his thoughts on the current state of sustainability in travel and tourism.
Justin Francis, responsible travel entrepreneur and founder of the World Responsible Tourism Awards, in this interview reflects on his professional career, which started in advertising tobacco and sugary cereals but eventually led him to be one of the most influential leaders of and spokespersons for responsible travel and tourism.
In this interview, Echidna Walkabout Wildlife Tours co-founder and marketing director Janine Duffy tells us how the Melbourne-based ecotourism company’s recent responsible tourism award has changed her life and business, lessons she has learned and why social businesses are the way of the future.