Tag Archives: sustainable tourism

Do punters give a toss about responsible tourism?

‘Responsible tourism? Ha! Does that mean not dropping your litter as you walk through the rainforest?’ was the scathing reaction of a friend when I told her that I was taking on an Msc in Responsible Tourism Management six years … Continue reading

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AITO announces the winners of its Sustainable Tourism Awards 2011

Sustainable Tourism (ST) is at the very heart of The Association of International Tour Operators’ (AITO) ethos, and the annual AITO ST Awards – presented at an AITO anniversary dinner on 23rd November, 2011 – are always big news in the travel industry. AITO’s … Continue reading

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Go with the flow, Swimtrek, Croatia

I look down at my hands pushing through the turquoise water and have a weird realisation.  They are exactly the same shape as my father’s.  I guess we rarely watch our hands in action, but here I am, twenty kilometres … Continue reading

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Food and tourism

 “All this pasta is no good for keeping me regular”, an Irish colleague once told me on a work trip to Rome. We had to spend an afternoon looking for an Irish pub, just so that he could rebalance his … Continue reading

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