Sustainable Tourism

World Cities Day: Sustainable Urban Tourism Issues and Solutions
Cities around the world play a critical role in supporting and driving social and economic development.
By Ayako Ezaki | October 31, 2016
Asia’s Responsible Tourism Leaders: Best Practice Stories and Lessons
As part of Wild Asia's 10-year anniversary initiatives celebrating its Responsible Tourism Awards Program, TrainingAid will be co-hosting Live Session series featuring responsible tourism leaders who have been engaged in the award program.
Responsible Travel Trends and Statistics: Business Case for Sustainability in Tourism
The Center for Responsible Travel report on responsible tourism trends shows that sustainability is critical to not only because of our social and moral responsibilities, but also for business success in today's increasingly conscious consumer markets.
Adventures Less Ordinary: New E-Guide to Making a Positive Impact Through Travel
"Adventures Less Ordinary: How to Travel and Do Good," a free e-guide to travel that makes a positive and sustainable impact on local communities, is now available for download.
By TrainingAid | January 20, 2015
New e-Book on Voluntourism: How Can Responsible Volunteer Travelers Make a Difference?
The free e-book "Adventures Less Ordinary: How to Travel and Do Good" offers in-depth insights into the issues and challenges surrounding volunteer travel and philanthropic adventures.
By Ayako Ezaki | January 05, 2015
Sustainability Communication Example: Child Safe Engages Travelers, Locals, Industry
Child Safe campaign by Friends International has done an amazing job of engaging travelers and locals in Cambodia to give exposure to the issue of child safety in tourism and to help prevent exploitation of children through tourism.
By Amy McLoughlin | December 15, 2014
Accessible Tourism: Sharing the Benefits of Travel with Everyone
Today (December 3rd) is UN International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPwD), a day that aims to celebrate and acknowledge the experience, expertise and achievements of people living with disability, and to encourage support for their dignity, rights and well-being.
By Ayako Ezaki | December 04, 2014
Responsible Tourism: Whose Responsibility Is It to Educate Travelers?
Who’s responsible for educating travelers about responsible behavior? Some examples of tourism organizations and initiatives helping travelers travel more responsibly. Everyone involved in benefiting from tourism, including travelers, should be responsible for responsible travel education.
By Ayako Ezaki | November 26, 2014
Wanted: Responsible Tourism Heroes for Wild Asia’s 2014 Awards
Wild Asia's annual Responsible Tourism Awards recognises sustainable tourism best practices and inspirational examples of businesses and initiatives based in South or South East Asia.
Wild Asia Responsible Tourism Awards 2014
Wild Asia's Responsible Tourism Awards is an annual tourism award program specifically focused on sustainable tourism best practices.
The Role of Online Training in Human Capital Development
It is safe to say that in the development world human capital development (HCD) is generally considered important for achieving sustained growth and sustainable results. What does it really mean to invest in people, and how can such an “investment” make a measurable impact?
By Ayako Ezaki | August 13, 2013
Tourism for Sustainable Development: Networking Event for Tourism and Development Leaders?
In Europe alone, there are an estimated 70,000 plus organizations (civil society, government and private sector) engaged in the international development field*.