Monthly Archives: January 2013

It is not just about the environment… employees matter too

Responsible Tourism is about the triple bottom line, economic, social and environment. At WTM in November we had panels on child protection, social inclusion looking at how we extend the opportunity to take a holiday to people with disabilities and low … Continue reading

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Victory for ‘human safari’ campaign as court bans tourists

Survival International reported yesterday that the Indian Supreme Court has banned tourists from travelling along the road which cuts through the  Jarawa’s tribal reserve in the Andaman Islands. The Indian Supreme Court has recently acted to conserve the tiger – … Continue reading

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Child Protection is still a major challenge for the industry

As part of the Responsible Tourism Programme at World Travel Market last November we organised a panel on Child Protection with panellists talking about the issues which affect the children of holidaymakers and children in destinations – child abuse is … Continue reading

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Zambia bans hunting of lions and leopards

Sylvia Masebo, Zambia’s Tourism Minster, has announced that Zambia has banned the hunting of lions and leopards because of the rapid decline in its numbers of big cats. “Tourists come to Zambia to see the lion and if we lose … Continue reading

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