Kathleen Pessolano, Director of Strategic Partnerships at the Global Sustainable Tourism Council, in this interview reflects on her work at the GSTC. She also shares how – faced with reputational and quality issues – more and more tourism businesses and destinations now actively engage with 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.
Leading sustainable tourism professionals share advice on how to develop a destination sustainability management strategy: top-down, bottom-up, or both? Find out in this post.
Grootbos Nature Reserve Director Michael Lutzeyer explains how the luxury destination in South Africa approaches sustainability through progressive tourism.
Jana Apih of GoodPlace in Ljubljana discusses the sustainable tourism strategy of Slovenia and how the country has become a leading sustainable destination.