15 February Resilience Matters
06 February Abraham Lincoln nailed it
31 January Responsibility is being taken; progress is being made
24 January The Gambia is booming, benefitting from tourism-fuelled inward investment
17 January Good news about green aviation
11 January What if everything you bought told you where exactly your money was going?
04 January Kyoto by the Sea bringing responsible tourism to Ine in Japan
12 December: Did COP28 make insufficient progress in tourism?
06 December Is there a downside to taking action against greenwashing?
30 November: Who owns a destination?
22 November The dangers of Instagram tourism in national parks
16 November Every traveller is potentially an “Ambassador for Peace”
07 November These are the 2023 winners of the Global Responsible Tourism Awards
01 November Why hospitality should give back more than it takes
31 October Frontiers in Responsible Tourism
19 October Why travel matters and why we need to do it better
13 October There are limits to growth in tourism
05 October Copernicus, blue-algae bloom, Windermere and overtourism
28 September All that we really need to do is to stop burning fossil fuels, oil and coal
20 September Postponing action on climate change is a tragic mistake
12 September Are heat waves, droughts, wildfires, storms, floods and earthquakes the new normal?
05 September Responsibility, convergence and destination management in India
29 August Tourists arrive with an attitude of entitlement
22 August Destination management is a local government function
16 August Are the Hawaii fires a game changer for tourism?
10 August New Zealand shows the way to fight overtourism
02 August Paris and London’s different approaches to rivers, pollution and tourism
26 July Now we have to adapt to climate change
18 July Is the future net positive?
13 July Is certification the answer?
04 July It cannot be about us; without us
30 June Can you eat the view?
21 June Has climate change become the new normal?
13 June Family ownership can be a solution to the “tragedy of the commons.”
07 June Overtourism, parasitism and the Tragedy of the Commons
31 May How India addresses climate change with millets
24 May Are regulators catching up on greenwashing?
17 May India is developing tourism in mission mode
10 May Why Tulah is a good example of regenerative tourism at scale
2 May What’s new about regenerative tourism?
25 April Whitewashing Overtourism
17 April Up-Cycling at a Trade Show
28 March Pie in the sky fantasies legitimate inaction, we need to stop burning fossil fuels. Now.
21 March Net Zero by 2050 is dangerous, really dangerous
14 March Kerala leads the way in sustainability certification
07 March Kerala adopts the 2022 Responsible Tourism Charter
01 March Balancing on a ‘Doom Loop’
15 February Kerala to host First Global Summit on Responsible Tourism in February
08 February Why Sustainable Tourism Failed
31 January Is Community-based Tourism the Holy Grail of sustainable tourism?
24 January Weeva is a game-changer in sustainability
18 January Can tourism have positive impacts beyond employment and profit?
10 January What is our generation’s responsibility?
04 January Is the metaverse Tuvalu’s future?
27 December Despite COP15 nature positive matters
20 December Debt & Climate Change: Our children’s inheritance
14 December Can Travel & Tourism industry contribute to reversing biodiversity extinction?
06 December Climate Change, Extreme Weather and Tourism
30 November Changing the world one bottle at a time
22 November The greatest threat to our planet is the belief someone else will save it
15 November The 2022 Responsible Tourism Charter signed on Magna Carta Island
01 November Responsible Tourism at World Travel Market, London
26 October Why science-based targets matter
18 October The Global Responsible Tourism Awards to take place on November 7th
11 October Why throwing starfish into the ocean is an important metaphor
4 October Leveraging the Taj Hotels brand for sustainability
28 September The first five-star hotel in Asia to be awarded Ecotel
21 September Do we really need to rethink tourism?
13 September India is now the world’s leading Responsible Tourism Destination
07 September Madhya Pradesh has embraced Responsible Tourism
31 August Kerala offers a diverse and rich range of experiences for travellers
24 August People and places are under pressure – and they are fighting back
16 August Why is climate change a tragedy of the commons?
09 August A New Experience in Old Tbilisi
02 August Barcelona as you have never seen it before
27 July Little Englanders, Passport and Chaos
18 July Romania’s biggest visitor attraction exemplifies Responsible Tourism
13 July Greenwashing is not just misselling
29 June “Incomers” second homes and inequality in Wales
21 June Britain has become an offshore island of Europe
14 June Reaching for the future in Helsinki
08 June It is time to apply for a 2022 Responsible Tourism Award
31 May Looking at carbon emissions beyond the silo
24 May Biofuels cannot meet the demand for aviation fuel
19 May Transparency Matters: progress at last
11 May The good and the bad of Telling Stories
03 May Yet more evidence that consumers want sustainable travel
27 April Fog in the Channel: Continent Cut Off
19 April Zero carbon hire cars available in Tenerife
13 April A holiday with heart: Grootbos
05 April Resilience: Domestic Tourism Matters
30 March This abdication of leadership is criminal, warns António Guterres UN Secretary-General
22 March P&O Ferries have summarily sacked 800 workers
15 March War in Ukraine – travel and tourism responds
08 March Online Travel Agencies are being challenged by the growth of direct bookings
02 March If not now, when?
22 February Responsible Tourism requires more than Philanthropy
15 February Competition is good for sustainability
08 February The Balearic Islands are legislating for sustainability and circularity
02 February Responsible Tourism is an inclusive movement
25 January Flying cars and electric planes but new tech alone will not save our planet
18 January Plastics, greenhouse gases and procrastination
11 January Bude’s response to Climate Change – are there other examples of coastal communities?
04 January What does Covid teach us about Climate Change?
15 December Nature to Homes in Kerala
7 December All-inclusive responsible holidays in the next decade?
30 November Scotland’s adoption of Responsible Tourism gathers momentum
23 November Is Aviation off the Hook?
16 November Aviation made little, if any, progress at COP26
10 November The WTM Responsible Tourism Awards are expanding to the Far East and China
02 November Outstanding destinations and tourism businesses recognised at the World Travel Market
27 October We are “way off track” on emissions
20 October Hydrogen is the game-changer we badly need
12 October, At last, carbon labelling on flights
05 October Whose Responsibility is Tourism?
28 September Aviation is important to our sector. Are we serious about reducing greenhouse gas emissions?
22 September Why do consumers resist buying carbon offsets?
14 September What’s in a label?
31 August Travel and tourism needs to Get Nature Positive
25 August Extreme weather & tourism
17 August Vaccine Equity Matters to the Travel & Tourism Industry
10 August Having failed to mitigate we must now also adapt to climate change
03 August Tall Poppy Syndrome is a major problem for Responsible Tourism
27 July E-volunteering: A positive response to Covid-19
20 July What future for aviation?
13 July Taking Responsibility has commercial value
06 July Time for Change
29 June Stand out from the crowd for market advantage
22 June Consumers are demanding more Responsible Tourism
15 June Brexit causes staff shortages and pay rises in UK hospitality
07 June June 23rd is World Female Ranger Day
01 June Learning to live with Covid and Climate Change
25 May Geotourist, the app which enables you to present and explain your places to the world
18 May Barcelona launches new app to enable visitors to avoid congestion
11 May An Inconvenient Truth: Net-zero is a dangerous trap
07 May Newsletter
04 May Revenge Travel and the Hunt for Responsible Tourists
27 April Decarbonising Aviation: further delay will be very expensive
24 April RT Awards
20 April Global Responsible Tourism Awards Launched
12 April What can we learn from Starbucks?
06 April Learning from Africa
30 March Thinking about ecotourism in the Gorilla Highlands
25 March Responsible Tourism and Slavery
19 March 5 Reasons why Responsible Travel matters
16 March What have I learnt from Lockdown
09 March Can tourism make peace with nature?
02 March This is the critical decade
23 February Viruses: What’s in a name?
16 February Living with pandemics
09 February United Kingdom tourism: Uncertainty reigns supreme
02 February Responsible Tourism is spreading across India
27 January Aviation is the Achilles heel of the travel and tourism industry
21 January Mobile phones: selfies, trophies and managing tourism
12 January In all humility
05 January Telling Stories
29 December We need to take the stories we tell seriously, they embody power
22 December Governance Matters
15 December Is hydrogen the future for aviation?
08 December Stories Matter
01 December Responsible Tourism Sustaining Village Life in the Foothills of the Himalaya
24 November Virtual Travel- Virtuous?
17 November Tourism for Good
10 November Can we make tourism better?
02 November Inclusive Employment in Hospitality
27 October Time for change: flying is not the problem, dirty fuel is
19 October Ethics, Responsibility and Our Future
13 October Can testing get us back flying?
05 October Curbing aviation emissions: the polluter pays principle
28 September Does diversity matter in tourism?
22 September Complex customer journey: Safety has become key for the tourism sector
14 September How will the tourism sector confront climate change and the pandemic
07 September 2020 Test, Trace and Isolate
10 August 2020 Tourist destinations are having a holiday
03 August 2020 Covid-19 brings innovation to international volunteering
27 July 2020 Covid-19 continues to frustrate holidaymakers and hosts alike
20 July 2020 Covid-19 is the most significant determinant of demand
13 July 2020 Trust is the new currency of tourism
29 June 2020 Help us recognise those from the travel and tourism sector who have tackled Covid-19