Monthly Archives: May 2009

How do we define Responsible Travel Philanthropy?

Recent debates during the on-line discussions on Responsible Tourism held during the week when the Belize Conference was to have taken places, sadly postponed because of the flu pandemic, have revealed some confusion about what constitutes travel philanthropy and how … Continue reading






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Recession takes action on carbon emissions

The British Airways strategy of focussing on business and first class travellers, who per seat mile cause most carbon pollution, has back fired. British Airways has this week cut the price of business class flights – by up to 40% … Continue reading






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Explore recognised in the Sunday Times Best Green Companies Awards

Last year Explore won the Best Tour Operator category in the Responsible Tourism awards, now they have come 18th in the Sunday Times Best Green Companies Awards and was the top placed tour operator � Marriott came in at 17th … Continue reading






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ICRT Alumni & the Northern Circuit in Peru

Miriam Gayoso, one of our alumni, emailed me today with the news that the website for the Northern Circuit in Peru has launched. Peter Nizette and I were funded by the British Ambassador to Peru, John Illman, in the late … Continue reading






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Belize Conference Postponed

May 5, 2009 ICRT-Belize24 Tangerine Street Belmopan, Cayo DistrictBelize Dear Tourism Partners & Friends, We wrote to you on May 1st expressing concern that the Third International Conference on Responsible Tourism in Destinations (RTD-III) might have to be postponed. Today … Continue reading






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