In this interview, Florie Thielin, hotel marketing professional and avid traveler hailing from a small village in the Loire Valley in France, tells us about her “HopTour”, her passion for sustainable tourism and Hopineo. She also details her experiences and shares her reflections on what she has learned about sustainable tourism during her travels through Latin America.
Sustainable tourism communication expert Xavier Font reflects on his academic and consulting career, where he sees the main sustainability challenges and opportunities, and how tourism businesses and destinations should (not) communicate their sustainability initiatives.
In this interview, TravelMole sustainable tourism editor Valere Tjolle shares his story of almost 50 years in the tourism business. He also reflects on tourism, sustainability initiatives and why so much still needs to be done.
Randy Durband, CEO of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC), shares his thoughts on sustainable tourism, why effective destination management is so important, and why sustainability presents at least as many opportunities as it poses challenges to tourism businesses and destinations.
Tensie Whelan in this interview talks about sustainable tourism challenges and projects in Costa Rica, and why she joined the Rainforest Alliance.