ICRT Alumni in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone is recovering from its bitter civil war and is beginning to be rediscovered by the more adventurous tourist. Beach tourism was the main emphasis prior to the industry’s collapse in the 1990s, with package holidaymakers from France and elsewhere attracted by the countries incredible Atlantic-facing beaches. Today however there is a realisation that …

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Shtrumpf Salad Bar & Grill’s Go Green program manager Omar J. Sakr, looks where environmental management stands in the country’s 4 and 5 star hotels

Hospitality and tourism management schools need to seriously introduce Responsible Hospitality Management in their programs and trainings, especially the courses related to Facilities Management and Sustainable Hospitality & Tourism Management. “A proactive approach is necessary to overcome obstacles” Lebanese hoteliers have the additional responsibility to educate and enhance awareness among their guests in order to …

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DEVELOPING A RESPONSIBLE TOURISM REPORTING SCHEME

Back in 2008 I chose the topic of developing a transparent verifiable reporting tool as my dissertation subject. For my literature review I researched the current offerings for showcasing a companies good practices. I covered certification, benchmarking, reporting, associations, online responsible travel agencies and awards.  I quizzed many individuals who use or are involved with …

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