In this interview with Manisha Pande, learn how rural tourism can bring about a positive change in the lives of local communities and get valuable insights on how to run a village tourism enterprise.
Kirsi Hyvaerinen reflects on her many years of experience working at the coalface of sustainable tourism, illustrates how sustainability has moved from niche subject to mainstream concern and emphasizes the importance of accountability and transparency.
Christof Burgbacher in this interview discusses the importance of social sustainability and shares his experience of working with a leading sustainable hotel company in Costa Rica. Also: the current state of tourism sustainability in Morocco – the challenges and opportunities.
Potjana Suansri on how to succeed with community-based tourism, offering insights and learnings from her work in Thailand, Myanmar and The Gambia.
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.