Get to know the 42 destinations around the world whose commitment to sustainability has impressed our expert panel of sustainable tourism professionals in 2017.
Park Güell is a tourist attraction wandering and struggling between the benefits and issues brought by mass tourism in Barcelona. Mayra Nieto Magaldi, in this interview tells us about the sustainability strategies implemented at this popular tourist attraction.
Interview with Philippe Moreau on developing Príncipe island in Western Africa as sustainable destination: His vision, challenges and achievements so far.
While visiting a destination and exploring new places is fun, what really intrigues us are the stories of a place’s residents, entrepreneurs and, since we are covering sustainable tourism leadership, those shakers and doers who make things happen: who put policy and words into practice. On Príncipe Island, West Africa’s UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, Estrela Matilde, is one of those people. Learn more about her life on Príncipe and her professional experiences in this interview.
Few sustainable tourism leadership stories are as inspiring as the one of Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort in Queensland, Australia. Intrigued by how much is possible if one man has a vision and follows it through, we were curious to learn more about the person “in charge” on that tiny island located at the southernmost end of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. Meet Peter Gash, managing director and leaseholder of Lady Elliot Island, chief pilot and aviation engineer.