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Africa Responsible Tourism Awards 2018

Wilderness Safaris triumphs in the African Responsible Tourism Awards 2018 Wilderness Safaris, operator of safari camps, lodges and experiences in seven Africa countries, was announced Overall Winner this afternoon at the African Responsible Tourism Awards 2018 in Cape Town, sponsored by … Continue reading

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2018 African Responsible Tourism Awards longlist revealed

The competition for the 2018 African Responsible Tourism Awards has moved into the second round, with over 15 tourism organisations competing for top spots at the awards ceremony at WTM Africa in April. Sponsored by WESGRO and organised by Better Tourism Africa, the awards recognise … Continue reading

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The India Responsible Tourism Awards 2018

The India Responsible Tourism Awards 2018 were presented at the Outlook Responsible Tourism Summit in Delhi on February 10th.   The Indian Responsible Tourism Awards is a regional partner of the WTM Responsible Tourism Awards in London. Founded in 2004 … Continue reading

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In 2016, there were 227 Vietnamese children identified as potential victims of modern slavery in the UK

Leading children’s charity ECPAT UK will mark today’s Anti-Slavery Day (18th October 2017) with the release of an animated film aimed at tackling the growing issue of Vietnamese children being trafficked to the UK for cannabis cultivation. The Secret Gardeners, created … Continue reading

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Future Proofing Tourism in Pembrokeshire

I had the privilege of speaking at a Pembrokeshire Tourism event on Future Proofing Tourism, they recognise that the future of the sector is in the hands of the industry. It is a rare thing now to see the sector coming together to … Continue reading

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Celebrating the decline in the value of the £ – incredible.

The pro-Brexit Mail on Sunday ran this story last weekend. This is close to celebrating the decline in the value of the £ and the earnings, savings and pensions of anyone holding sterling. Since the UK referendum vote, the British … Continue reading

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RT Developments in July

Latest RT News just published Responsible Tourism Developments July 2017

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RTD-13: TACKLING OVERTOURSIM – LOCAL RESPONSES

13th International Conference on Responsible Tourism in Destinations Working sSymposium 29-30 September 2017 – University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland http://www.rmf.is/en/conferences/rdt-13-tackling-overtourism-local-responses Tourism is rapidly growing worldwide and popular destinations are increasingly becoming dominated by tourism. This puts a strain on the … Continue reading

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Outlook South Asia Responsible Tourism Summit 2018

Outlook Responsible Tourism Summit 2018 The 2017 Summit Report can be downloaded here  The South Asia Edition  ‘Staying Ahead—Vision 2020’     January 19-20, 2018 New Delhi Come help us build a sense of community, and draw strength from it, across India—and … Continue reading

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Paul Miedema remembered at WTM Africa

Paul Miedema founder of Calabash Tours and a leading activist for Responsible Tourism was recognised as in the Responsible Tourism Awards in 2004. In 1990 Paul participated in The March for Hope, a protest March of white people to the townships. “I knew then, … Continue reading

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