Responsible Tourism at WTM Latin America

The Responsible Tourism Seminar programme  WTM Latin America celebrates the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development WTM Latin America opens the door for Latin America tourism and travel trade celebrating - and working for - the sustainable development goals in the industry. With 3 different sessions on the UNWTO’s International Year of Sustainable Tourism for …

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Is the knowledge gap too wide to innovate responsible accommodation?

Is the knowledge gap too wide to innovate responsible accommodation? Christopher Warren 9th February, 2017 There is currently insufficient research to assist the transition for tourist accommodation to become a low carbon sector that also uses water sustainably. After reviewing 110 academic resource-saving studies  Christopher Warren and Susanne Becken found significant research gaps that leave …

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From Responsible Tourism to Craft Beer

Robin Barden completed the MSc in Responsible Tourism Management  (2007-10) with a very good report on the tourism and sense of place in the Barri Gòtic. Robin is the first RT graduate to have his name in lights on Times Square. In 2013 Robin was part of the team which ran the 7th International Conference on Responsible …

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Responsible voluntourism exists – and I found it in the Calais jungle

It was as I was beginning to edit my first ever responsible tourism video (concerning how tourism can help the refugee crisis) that it hit me: I live within 30 miles of a refugee camp, and yet I’ve never visited one. I was reading about awesome initiatives and inspiring stories that told how refugees were …

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From Loop Head to the World Bank

Cillian Murphy, a Masters student on the Responsible  Tourism course at MMU writes about being invited to the speak on tourism at the World Bank Bing..’you’ve got mail’….spam …spam …spam..then one email caught my eye…to say I was in shock was putting it mildly! It was a surprising culmination to an exciting 8 weeks or …

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