Communities and Destinations

Community Tourism Project Success Factors: Museu de Favela (MUF) Case Study
The example of Museu de Favela (MUF), in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, highlights various opportunities and challenges associated with tourism development, and the importance of local engagement and leadership when sharing the stories of local communities with travelers.
By | November 18, 2017
Conservation Stories: Africa’s Leading Ecotourism Destinations Promote Biodiversity
Botswana and Namibia, leading ecotourism and wildlife travel destinations in Africa, effectively promote sustainable tourism through engaging messages on wildlife conservation and biodiversity protection, and inspire travelers, residents and the global tourism industry.
By | December 19, 2014
Sustainable Destination Best Practices: How to Find and Promote Your Message
Based on the Tourism Training Live "Keep It Real for Destinations" discussions, here are successful sustainability communication examples by tourism destinations.
By | December 17, 2014
Travel Storytelling: How Can Stories Help Destination Marketing?
How can travel storytelling be used for destination marketing in a way that engages travelers and empower the locals? Your destination already does have elements of great stories - engaging experiences, people with intriguing perspectives, and memorable events. So find and share them!
By | December 01, 2014
Earth Day Inspirations for Every-Day Environmental Actions
Celebrated annually on April 22, Earth Day is a great "teachable moment" to promote environmental awareness. To celebrate Earth Day and to share inspirations for environmental actions, here are some sites on sustainability solutions and eco-innovations.