Aivar Ruukel in this interview discusses how ecotourism has developed in Estonia, the role of ICT for the work of small tour operators, and what it takes to become a great tour guide.
Mike McHugo tells the story of the Kasbah du Toubkal ecolodge and community tourism initiative in the Atlas mountains, Morocco. He tells us how, together with his brother and Hajj Maurice, he started the project, which challenges they’ve had to address and how they have been able to help the local berber community along the way.
Tour guides are often overlooked in the discussion about how we can promote and ensure a more sustainable tourism industry and responsible tourism practices. Maja Čampelj of G-Guides in Slovenia is on a mission to change this.
José Koechlin von Stein in this interview takes us on a journey through history, explaining how Inkaterra hotels in Peru have been working over many years to combine responsible entrepreneurship with biodiversity conservation and community well-being.
Benjamin Lephilibert wasn’t always into sustainability, but things changed when he took on a position at a hotel in Bangkok. Since then he’s been on a mission to help hotels become more sustainable, an despecially to reduce their food waste. More in this interview.