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.
The Romantik Hotel Muottas Muragl near St Moritz in the Engadin, Switzerland, is well known as a pioneer in sustainability in the alpine region. Anne-Pierre Ackermann tells us how they do it, where the challenges are and why tourism businesses must now take sustainability seriously.
How can DMOs – destination management and marketing organizations – make their destination more sustainable? Our destination sustainability panel shares ideas for concrete actions which DMOs can do right away.
Willy Legrand, Professor at IUBH International University Bad Honnef – Bonn in Germany, shares his views on sustainability and gives practical tips how hotel managers and operators can prepare for zero emission regulations