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.
Marina Novelli, Professor of Tourism and International Development at the University of Brighton in the UK, in this interview shares her thoughts on the current state of (sustainable) tourism development in Africa, the issue of overtourism and other topics in need of investigation.
Adama Bah in this interview shares his experience of promoting responsible tourism practices in The Gambia and West Africa. He tells us why he decided to focus his career on tourism sustainability.
Judy Kepher-Gona in this interview shares her experience as ecotourism consultant and tourism business advisor in Kenya, Africa. Learn about destination sustainability challenges, how to engage business and political leaders, and why destination marketing and branding can both promote and inhibit sustainable tourism.
Grootbos Nature Reserve Director Michael Lutzeyer explains how the luxury destination in South Africa approaches sustainability through progressive tourism.