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.
Professor Tanja Mihalič of the Institute for Tourism at the University of Ljubljana in this interview shares her experience researching and promoting sustainable tourism in Slovenia. She also points out research priorities and how Slovenia has developed as a “green” destination.
Soča Valley in Slovenia is a destination well known among adventure travelers. Janko Humar in this interview shares the destination’s story, its challenges and opportunities. The interview is part of a special series with Slovenian sustainable tourism pioneers and changemakers.
Slovenia’s first organic farm certified as a responsible accommodation provider: Urška is a special place and project. In this interview, Urška Topolšek Planinšek takes us on a tour around the farm and family business.
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.